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ISSUE 120 VOL 3 PUBLISHED 10/6/2006

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Anderson appreciates strong faith, ELCA connection

Most members of the St. Olaf community know the importance of the college's faith and its connection to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). St. Olaf's identity as a college of the church has not escaped the notice of President David R. Anderson '74, and he views the faith of the college community as vital to it’s mission.

Groups push for votes

On Nov. 7, millions of Americans will head to the polls to cast their vote for local, state and national political seats as well as a diverse array of referendums and initiatives. The midterm elections, so called because they fall between presidential elections, are traditionally not as well attended as presidential elections.

Homecoming disturbs

Another year, another questionable Homecoming theme: "Oles Down Under." It’s downright sad to see that Homecoming, which this year also includes the inauguration of President David R. Anderson ’74, is centered around a theme which is so brazenly exploitative. more...


- Ethanol greens Minnesota
- Small kindnesses
- Alcohol policy is not to blame
- more opinions...

Bagpipes heard on the hill

While the sounds of a Hardanger fiddle might not be surprising at a college founded by Norwegians, students new on campus this year probably weren’t expecting the melodious drones of a bagpipe to come floating in through their windows. more...


- Show at Carleton enchants Oles
- Thursday evenings with The Board of Regents
- Fall concert delivers pop-punk fun
- more arts...

Men's golf earns sixth at MIAC, moves forward

On the same weekend that Tiger Woods won his sixth consecutive stroke-play tournament, the St. Olaf men’s golf team finished in a tie for sixth at the MIAC championships. more...


- Women's soccer posts improbable win: Victory over 5th ranked Eau Claire adds momentum to stretch run
- Men snap streak, lose to Gustavus
- Football all over Gusties: 5-0 Oles look to 5-0 Johnnies in battle of unbeaten
- more sports...

Northfield for nature lovers

It's October and it's 80 degrees. It's also the peak of the fall foliage. Welcome to Minnesota. Buckle your Chacos, fill your Nalgene, put on a back pack and get your Hill-residing self out to the hundreds of acres of stunning natural lands waiting in the Northfield area. more...


- The life aquatic with John Campion
- Late-night hunger pangs soothed
- The best and the worst of aquarium fish
- more variety...
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