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ISSUE 118 VOL 11 PUBLISHED 2/25/2005

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Election will fill nine seats

On Friday, the student body will elect the officers for the 2005-2006 student government. Of the nine possible positions, five are contested and four are unopposed.

Conference focuses on economy concerns

On Feb. 17-19, St. Olaf hosted its fifth annual Globalization Conference to conclude Globalization Week. The conference, organized under the theme "Consequences of the New Economy," featured speaker Raymond C. Offenheiser, President of Oxfam America and St. Olaf’s 2005 Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow.

Encouraging happiness "as is"

The St. Olaf Wellness Center is actively taking part in a five-day celebration of increased awareness during Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW), which takes place Monday Feb. 28 through Friday Mar. 4.

Public safety concerns

Public Safety is a necessity. Local law enforcement cannot deal with the ins and outs of daily campus life, and St. Olaf wouldn’t want them to try. more...


- Give more to relief: Aid must extend beyond Tsunami
- Eating disorders all too common
- Bush’s plan lacks security
- more opinions...

Play shortchanges working class

St. Olaf’s presentation of “Nickel and Dimed” – Joan Holden’s stage adaptation of Barbara Ehrenreich’s book Nickel and Dimed: On (not) Getting By in America – capably showcased some of the hardships faced by blue-collar America in the workplace. Unfortunately the production, constrained by Holden’s unsteady adaptation, too often downplayed the serious message of mistreated, hardworking and underpaid workers by emphasizing the comic moments in Holden’s script. more...


- Merritt's cool composure
- Patchwork of poems
- more arts...

Swimmers pack one-two punch: Women place first, men second in race for MIAC Championship crown

It was a weekend to remember for the St. Olaf men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, who finished up their conference season at the MIAC Championships Feb. 19 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. After three days of heated and intense competition, the Ole women cruised to a first place finish over Carleton, and the men finished only 56 points behind Gustavus to take second place. more...


- Men skate closer to playoffs
- Hoopsters fall short
- February: the cruelest month
- more sports...

Keeping Current

Unless you have been living under a rock or were off campus last semester, you know that the sale of WCAL was quite controversial on the hill. more...


- Mitchell's 'Atlas' holds up
- Oberst dishes up disappointments
- Tick-tock
- more variety...
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