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ISSUE 118 VOL 20 PUBLISHED 5/13/2005

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Incoming class commits

As of Wednesday, 750 students have committed to attending St. Olaf next year as part of the class of 2009. The 3,000 applicants drew from 40 states, with 57 percent hailing from Minnesota, the same percentage as the class of ’08.

Chipping away rights across state borders

On April 27, the House of Representatives passed a bill which would make it a federal crime for any adult to take a girl 17-years-old or younger across state lines without parental consent to have an abortion. more...


- Nuclear option threatens filibuster
- Relavatism runs rampant
- The importance of relaxation
- more opinions...

Companydance springs to life

Last weekend St. Olaf’s modern dance group, Companydance, put on an hour and a half program in Kelsey Theater. The annual spring concert featured diversely themed works by students, faculty and outside contributors. more...


- SPCO performs, night storms
- Sound of (natural) music
- more arts...

Baseball eyes MIAC title run

Over the past three and a half months, the St. Olaf baseball team has played 38 games, accumulated nearly 4000 miles in traveling distance, and logged well over 200 hours of practice time. Yet in the end, the previous 100 days have been little more than a prelude for the next two. more...


- Scribe shares athletic encounters
- Sundquist starts spark
- Oles attack track
- more sports...

Killing Time (and brain cells)

As the semester winds down, each student begins to contemplate the great art of procrastination. We all think about how to waste time. It’s not that we don’t love writing 15-30 page papers about the politics of East Asia or providing in-depth analyses of the marriage groups in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. It’s just that Spring finally came out of the closet after four months of darkness, and by gum, we need to celebrate in a way that doesn’t involve studying. more...


- Sexercise 101
- Nine Inch Nails bites back 'With Teeth'
- Boss sifts through dense 'Dust': Acoustic show pales in wake of 'E Street' energy
- more variety...
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