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ISSUE 118 VOL 10 PUBLISHED 12/3/2004

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Cleaning up, forming friendships

Imagine stepping out of your dorm room one morning only to discover trash overflowing its bin, toilet paper missing from the bathroom stalls and a mound of snow blocking the entrance to your building. St. Olaf students are spared these situations thanks to the efforts of the college’s hardworking custodial staff.

WCAL waves goodbye

What do St. Olaf Choir Director Anton Armstrong, composer Dale Warland, former St. Olaf Board of Regents chair Leonard Hoeft, Minnesota State Sens. John Marty and Tom Neuville, 25 members of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and former St. Olaf College President Mel George have in common? more...


- Mission accomplished?
- Iraq needs mythology
- Arafat legacy conflicted at best
- more opinions...

Benson divines flight to States

When many students reflect on Christmas Festival, they often think of lutefisk, stressed-out choir members and, of course, the booming and awe-inspiring voice of Campus Pastor Bruce Benson. Benson, who first came to the St. Olaf campus in 1981 as the college pastor, is, for many students, the most memorable part of Christmas Festival. more...


- Arts in the making
- Travel author talks tips, toilets
- more arts...

Women win two in MIAC play

After opening the season with two difficult losses to Wisconsin teams and a mediocre 2-2-0 record, the St. Olaf women’s hockey team has come on strong in conference play, winning its first two MIAC matchups. more...


- Recruiting in high schools?
- Basketball shoots high
- Oles make history at National meet
- more sports...

There's always room for more

"There’'s always room for more,"” my mother would say to me, pushing a giant bowl of mashed potatoes in front of my nose with a look of intense anticipation. I never argued. I just smiled, grabbed the over-sized wooden spoon buried deep in the never-ending sea of spuds and shoveled as much as I could onto my plate. more...


- Arcade Fire lights up
- A pill for Bill?
- Science behind nature's light show
- more variety...
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