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ISSUE 118 VOL 8 PUBLISHED 11/12/2004

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Heritage day honors memories

St. Olaf College celebrated 130 years as an institution for higher education on Friday, Nov. 5, with a chapel service featuring Lois Rand, president of the Norwegian American Historical Association and wife of the late St. Olaf President Sidney Rand.

Research proves worrisome: Ethics behind embryonic stem cell exploration questioned

Stem cell research has become important in the last five years as a means for seeking a cure for diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis. more...

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- Bin Ladens claims not unfounded
- Native American Weeks promote respect
- Just the beginning
- more opinions...

Forming support 'Club'

Last weekend, Companydances performance of Swing a Club: Facing cancer intimately and powerfully portrayed the trials of a man losing his brother to cancer. Through the use of dance, visual art, text and music, Swing a Club explored the themes of struggle, support and letting go. more...

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- Barba gives talk
- Dell, Griep mix puppets, sculptures, sacred spaces
- more arts...

'Karhu' epitomizes running rivalry

Rivalry is, perhaps, the essence of all sport. Nothing compares snatching victory from an able opponent in a competition steeped in tradition. No loss more bitter than one suffered at the hands of a foe who knows your name. Within the sheltered world of Northfield athletics, there are no two teams more familiar, nor any rivalry greater, than that between the St. Olaf and Carleton cross country teams. more...

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- Womens hockey wins opener, falls to Saints Saturday
- Splitting hairs: Men skate to tie, cap weekend with win
- Cobbers clobber Oles
- more sports...

The Life Cinematic

We know what youre thinking: December is only a few short weeks away, and there are no more Lord of the Rings films to be released in theaters. more...

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- Orange County exposed
- Presidential suites house organic influence
- Parents don't have sex!
- more variety...
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