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ISSUE 119 VOL 18 PUBLISHED 4/28/2006

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Tuition discussed

With next year’s estimated tuition checking in at $28,200, and the comprehensive fee sitting at $35,600, many students are probably wondering why the cost of a college education keeps going up. In a panel organized by the Board of Regents Student Committee (BORSC), Vice President and Treasurer Alan Norton tried to explain the rising cost of tuition and allay some student fears in Viking Theater last Thursday.

Roomdraw presents surprises

Students drawing next year’s rooms last week split with tradition. Pods in Ytterboe Residence Hall for both men and women went to junior and senior groups, junior and senior men took all of the sextets in Larson and Mohn Residence Halls, and junior women took rooms in Mellby Residence Hall over Thorson Residence Hall.

Franken addresses values

For those who know comedian Al Franken only as the author of “Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them,” his appearance in the Pause last Friday night could not have been more surprising. more...


- Learning from the land
- Bush changes hands, again
- Giving away our integrity
- more opinions...

'Oratorio' concert mesmerizes

On Monday night, Chapel Choir and the St. Olaf Orchestra joined forces and brought the audience to its knees in Skoglund Athletic Center with a tripartite Oratorio Concert. more...


- Gospel Choir takes crowd higher
- Lonely heroes
- Final look: Senior Art Show
- more arts...

Tennis smashes conference foes: Win streak comes at right time for men

The St. Olaf men’s tennis team capped off their regular season this past Friday and Saturday with back-to-back wins against Bethel and St. Mary’s. more...


- Women take ball out of opposition's court
- Baseball sweeps twice
- Inside the Lines: Prognosticating the postseason
- more sports...

Webs of rockers stick together

It is pretty impressive that St. Olaf's own Joey Kantor '07 can be connected to pop idols like Justin Timberlake and Gwen Stefani by less than six musical degrees of separation. The preposterous nature of that statement becomes easier to swallow when one realizes the extensive network of Ole graduates in the world of pop music. more...


- "Thank You for Smoking" a bit of a drag
- I ink, therefore I am
- Twins bid to ditch "Humpty Dome"
- more variety...
Mess Poll
How do you feel about the recent news of a tuition increase?
This is news to me.
I am a senior. Thank god.
I'd feel better about it if a more adequate explanation was provided.
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