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ISSUE 119 VOL 16 PUBLISHED 4/14/2006

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Library policies change

Between rumors and official library press releases, the buzz around Rolvaag Library is hard to miss lately. Dedicated studiers and even the occasional browser will likely notice what is changing and what is staying the same this year.

Dole fails to peel away issues

The Political Awareness Committee got one right. It was a shrewd move on someone's part to get a well-known political face who has been out of politics for 10 years to offer up his opinion on everything from his new book to his good-natured bitterness about not winning the 1996 presidential elections. more...

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- Immigrants contribute
- Bob Dole: A recent history
- St. Paul smoking ban helps no one
- more opinions...

Audience finds bliss in 'Arcadia'

A theatre department at a liberal arts college has a responsibility to present thought provoking, academically relevant plays. Too often, the desire to produce a popular hit overrides this obligation. Thankfully, this is not the case with Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia," a beautiful production by Gary Gisselman, the artistic director of St. Olaf Theatre. more...

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- Lynda Barry exorcises her 'Demons'
- Asian elegance
- Concert burns down house
- more arts...

Baseball on fast track to glory: Oles open with 14-4 mark

Ever had one of those nights when it feels as though morning arrives just seconds after your head hits the pillow? You might say that the St. Olaf baseball team has experienced a comparable phenomenon in recent weeks. more...

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- From Division III to the pros: Sprout and Ruud keep baseball dreams alive in minors
- Inside the Lines: Take back your game
- Women's track and field battles to eighth place at Wartburg
- more sports...

Two gals and a guru

According to dating guru David Wygant, men aren't just dogs, they're Scooby-Doo. When over 200 St. Olaf students packed The Lion's Pause last Thursday to hear one of the nation's foremost dating experts promote his book, "Always Talk to Strangers," and comment on flirting, pick-up lines and the dreaded "friend zone," those in the audience were treated to some of Wygant's more colorful analogies. more...

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- Get your hands off our Mess
- Flaming Lips fight a wimpy battle with
- Avoid spring sniffles, stress
- more variety...
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