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ISSUE 119 VOL 19 PUBLISHED 5/5/2006

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Relay for Life ready for fundraising marathon

St. Olaf students and Northfield community members are invited to participate in Relay For Life, an event that honors cancer survivors, increases cancer awareness and raises funds for the American Cancer Society (ACS). The opening ceremony begins on Manitou Field at 5 p.m., and all are welcome.

Fulbrights announced

Four St. Olaf seniors have been named Fulbright Scholars, receiving grants to study abroad for the 2006-2007 school year. One alumnus was also given the grant, and one senior has been named an alternate for the award.

Gas prices gouge drivers

With gas prices approaching $3 a gallon in Minnesota, people are starting to ask questions: Will it last? Why are prices so high? more...

Also:

- Plagiarism overblown
- Humanities lack finish: Majors should showcase fine work
- Letter to the Editor
- more opinions...

Student operas herald new era

Two new operas, “The Nirvana Sutra” and “The Binding of Isaac,” debuted April 31 and May 1 in Urness Recital Hall. The operas have christened St. Olaf's burgeoning emphasis on lyric theater. more...

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- Fires preserve natural lands, promote research
- Maia Quartet Thrills
- Recital showcases 'Fresh' work
- more arts...

Ole baseball hangs tough in title race

Hyped as one of the biggest MIAC series of the year, Tuesday afternoon’s matchup between St. Olaf and St. Thomas only served to prolong the drama between two teams still vying for the conference crown. more...

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- Turning Florida black and gold
- Men end season seventh at MIACs
- Inside the Lines: So close, yet so far
- more sports...

Great times, Golden Oles

They don't bring iPods or laptops to the library. They are never running to class, procrastinating on a paper, tormenting the campus squirrels or text-messaging their roommate about dinner plans. They aren't worrying about what to do with their major or how to make a living after life on the Hill. They don't check their e-mail 50 times a day. But these people are still Oles. more...

Also:

- Oles voted off Carleton island
- Cinco de Mayo celebrated
- Sex on the Hill: The elusive male orNOTgasm
- more variety...
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