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ISSUE 118 VOL 3 PUBLISHED 10/1/2004

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CARE ministries ready to listen

Thanks to a new group of excited staff and a renewed commitment to St. Olaf student life, CARE is back in action at St. Olaf.

Sudan situation dire

Politicians on both sides of the aisle in Congress have suggested that the United States should have known that the Iraqi liberation effort would go sour, citing the Vietnam conflict as proof of the inevitable failure of Operation Iraqi Freedom. more...

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- Outfoxed, A balanced debate: Movie provides selective evidence
- Back to Basics
- Outfoxed, A balanced debate: Networks unfairness exposed in new film
- more opinions...

Holy pilgrimage to Spain

Art and medieval historians Alice Bauer and Scott Montgomery spoke to a sizeable crowd in Viking Theater Friday on the topic of their 1000-mile, 67-day pilgrimage from Le Puy en Velay, France to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The couple shared fond memories, amazing stories and breathtaking slides of their journey, relaying to students just how intense and rewarding a medieval pilgrimage can be. more...

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- Music, art, theater rev up for fall
- Chenoweth horns in
- more arts...

Football bounces back, beats Scots

One week removed from an embarrassing 36-point defeat at the hands of the Bethel Royals, the St. Olaf football team dealt out a little punishment of their own at Macalester on Saturday, routing the Scots 59-7. more...

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- Fleet feet, times sweet: cross country takes third at Griak
- This is the year
- Golf hits home links, earns top ten finish behind Knights
- more sports...

Fall Fashion

I usually don't feel a need to speak out about anything. Protests are boring, and what do they change anyway? A bunch of hippies get high and chain themselves to trees. I saw enough of that in high school. But in this case I feel I must say something -- no, I am divinely compelled. Am I speaking out against racism, hate or politics? No; I'm speaking out against the poncho. A horrible scourge has descended upon campus and the entire fashion world. In a time when everything vintage is "cool," many people fall into the trap of incorporating everything 1960s and 1970s into their wardrobe. more...

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- Casual cuddlers
- Oates' 'Falls' into place
- DiFranco, Cho campaign
- more variety...
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