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ISSUE 119 VOL 4 PUBLISHED 10/7/2005

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Composter coincides with ‘List’

In the spirit of this year'’s theme of sustainability, St. Olaf food waste products from the cafeteria are no longer simply being added to the landfill. Instead, the college now possesses an operating composter, the end of the line for products from Bon Appétit.

Pet policy problematic

Something disturbing is going on beneath the campus’' tranquil surface: A melodious voice has been forever silenced. This year the administration decided to ban animals from buildings. Why now? Have professors’ pets suddenly become dangerous? Or is there something more insidious going on? more...


- Community living
- Gay ban misguided
- Germany in limbo
- more opinions...

Lingo dancetheater challenges reality

The St. Olaf dance department hosted dancers from the Seattle-based company Lingo dancetheater last week. The dancers guest-instructed advanced dance classes during their residency. They also rehearsed their own pieces, finishing the week with two performances of their traveling show, “Relatively Real: What do you think you are?” more...


- 'Suite' Bach concerts
- 'Rings' resonates
- Swing dancers partner with Carleton
- more arts...

Homecoming highlight reel: Football uses big plays to beat Tommies

The St. Olaf College football team improved their record to 4-0 with a 53-27 victory against University of St. Thomas last Saturday at Manitou Field. The victory marked St. Olaf'’s first win against the St. Thomas since 2000 and their first 4-0 start since 1978. more...


- Not your average Sunday stroll
- Inside the Lines: Minnesota misery
- Blugold bronze
- more sports...

Spellbound by rare books

It seemed to me, as I toured Northfield'’s used bookstores, that a little piece of the city is indelibly imprinted into each shop - -– that perhaps some of the town’'s personality is stored between the yellowed pages and quiet aisles. Maybe it was because of the table dedicated to Jesse James that I found in As Time Goes By, the first of two stops on my walking circuit of Northfield’s downtown. more...


- Arcade Fire host lively 'Funeral'
- Hennepin: Harried hot spot
- Tacoasis restaurant not a mirage
- more variety...
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