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ISSUE 118 VOL 9 PUBLISHED 11/19/2004

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Israelis reflect on army dissension

Last Thursday, students gathered in Science Center 280 to hear two young Israeli men, Shimri Zameret and Noam Bahat, speak on behalf of the Israeli Refuser Movement. The Peace and Justice Resource Network hosted the event.

Kyle fills new dean position

St. Olaf College will have a new vice president and dean of enrollment when students arrive back on campus from Thanksgiving break. After a nationwide search in collaboration with the talent company Wickenden Associates, St. Olaf chose Michael Kyle from nearly 100 applicants at the end of October.

Seeking dimensions: Lecture gives insight into abstract math

St. Olaf Professor of mathematics Paul Humke presented his work "A Voyager from the Fourth Dimension" on Thursday, Nov. 11, in Viking Theater. Humke's lecture marked the first of two annual faculty presentations in the Carl Mellby Memorial Lecture Series, which honors Mellby, a St. Olaf professor and administrator from 1901-1949.

War all the time in Fallujah

In his weekly radio address, President Bush, without missing a beat, maintained his usual optimism about the war in Iraq and specifically about the situation in Fallujah. more...


- Democrats stay strong: Despite odds, goals will be pursued with vigor
- Bush fails to practice faith as preached
- Registration overhaul
- more opinions...

One nostalgic 'Moon' walk

Focusing on the harsh and sometimes comedic facets of 1960s life, playwright Michael Weller's "Moonchildren" seems as though it should appeal almost exclusively to the generation who actually bought Bob Dylan albums when they were originally released. However, the recent St. Olaf production of Weller's masterpiece proves any notion of such generational exclusivity wrong. more...


- 'Band' new day dawns
- Playing Indians
- more arts...

Swimmers score dual victory: Men, women pile up victories in season's key matchup

On Friday afternoon, the normally quiet Skoglund pool was buzzing with anticipation. In a tense and thrilling matchup, St. Olaf swimming and diving beat Gustavus, the men by a score of 145-98 and the women 148-95. more...


- St. Olaf football's dynamic duo
- Oles win overtime shootout under big top
- Inside the Lines: Why athletes?
- more sports...

On Your Toes

If you ask students and faculty involved in St. Olaf's dance department to talk about what dance means to them and why they dance, none of them will say quite the same thing. The department's central characteristic is that dance means something different to almost everyone. more...


- Thrifty, still nifty clothes
- First-Avenue's Re-entry
- P.D.A., go away
- more variety...
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