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ISSUE 119 VOL 9 PUBLISHED 11/18/2005

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Talk debunks economic idea

This past Friday evening Executive Director of Redefining Progress, Michel Gelobter, presented his perspective on the economic progress of the U.S. Redefining Progress is a "non-partisan public policy institute focused on the intersection between economics, social equity, and the environment." This institute provides information and statistics for the public that allows them to look at financial situations in communities, cities, states and nation wide from a different perspective.

Wiped off the map: "Ideals to action" means little with limited courses

With all of this rhetoric about diversity on campus, one would expect the college administration to be committed to the same ideals which we proudly declare in chapel and splash across our pamphlets. Sadly, the current reality is quite different. A glance at the globe will attest to the enormity of the African continent, but St. Olaf has effectively wiped Africa from the map. more...


- Riots reveal identity crisis
- Debate simplifies abortion
- Light pollution obscures green
- more opinions...

'Fresh' choreography emerges

Saturday afternoon was full of invigorating surprises, from the sunlit rainstorm to the dance department’s “Fresh Space” performance at 2 p.m. in Dittmann Center. more...


- Ethereal English early music
- 'Lobster' incoming
- more arts...

Going out with a bang: Football routs Augsburg 49-0, finishes season 8-2

The St. Olaf football team capped off their best season in over 25 years last Saturday with a 49-0 win over Augsburg College. With the victory, the Oles improved to 8-2, their best record since 1978. more...


- Inside the Lines: Joy in the journey
- Winter Preview, Men's Swimming and Diving: Men to depend on depth
- Winter Preview, Women's Swimming and Diving: Women eye title repeat
- more sports...

Old voices, new places

How we wake up in the morning can affect the rest of our day. Imagine, for instance, that instead of waking up to soothing classical strings, you rise to your radio blaring the Shins. Then Elvis starts in. What is going on? more...


- Walker displays Warhol
- Art exhibit out of this world
- Neutral Milk Hotel remains relevant: Domino Records reissues "In the Aeroplane Over the Sea"
- more variety...
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