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ISSUE 120 VOL 1 PUBLISHED 9/22/2006

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First-year class excels, excites administrators

This fall, St. Olaf welcomes what has been touted by administrators as the most impressive class of first years in recent school history. Michael Kyle, vice president and dean of enrollment, is impressed with the students in the Class of 2010.

Hiroshima survivors share stories

The St. Olaf, Carleton and Northfield communities will welcome four guests from Japan this week, men and women who lived through the World War II atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

Anderson speaks on interdependency, unity of purpose

President David Anderson '74 gave his first chapel talk on Monday to students, faculty and guests assembled in Boe Chapel. Using verses from Ephesians 4, Anderson centered his message around two important themes for the beginning of a new academic year: the kind of community that St. Olaf wants to be, and the shaping of lives to reach that goal.

Campus changes abound

One of the best things about returning to campus in the fall is seeing what’s changed over the summer. But this year, Oles should probably ask what hasn’t changed rather than what has. more...


- Caf portions explained
- Public Safety: Open 24/7
- Wildlife warrior lived well
- more opinions...

Dittman becomes new home to classic art

Richard Tetlie ’43, who passed away in 1999, has donated his collection of more than 2,000 classic paintings, sculptures, wall reliefs, textiles and furniture to St. Olaf College. more...


- Fostering community through dance
- Minneapolis 'folk/hop' artist returns to the hill
- more arts...

Volleyball starts season strong

The St. Olaf Volleyball team is off to a strong start after rallying against Macalester in the season opener 3-2 Sept. 13 and soundly defeating Bethany Lutheran 3-0 Saturday. Team captain Andrea Otteman ’07 had 17 kills and 17 digs against Macalester and 17 kills against Bethany Lutheran. more...


- Inside the Lines: Skirting the bandwagon
- Women win three, lose two
- Highs, lows at Ole Invite
- more sports...

Caf-tastrophe: Spills happen to everyone, but how do students handle a caf tray fiasco?

You never thought it would happen to you. One moment you were just one of many hungry Oles, waiting in the home line, stopping for a beverage, and indulging in a seven-layer bar before proceeding to find a table in Stav Hall. But in the blink of an eye, all that changed. more...


- R.E.M. retrospective first-rate
- Can Maria's break the curse?
- To The Mountain Goats
- more variety...
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