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ISSUE 120 VOL 6 PUBLISHED 11/3/2006

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Dads, daughter bond

St. Olaf fathers and daughters shared conversation and cuisine last weekend at the Father/Daughter Banquets.

Paper fails to balance

In the final issue of the Counterweight last spring, executive editor Chase Donaldson ‘07 asked readers why the publication has not received more conservative support on campus. One of my many internal responses to this query was that conservative students on campus would be no more willing to identify themselves with such an extremist point of view than all liberals would believe that Michael Moore represents their political beliefs. more...


- Obama's run enthuses
- Community requires empathy
- Letter to the editor
- more opinions...

Jamnesty performances disappoint: Despite a lackluster line-up, concert raises money for Darfur

The Jamnesty Concert in the Lion’s Pause Sunday night supported a good cause, but it was no Live 8. The benefit show, which concluded Human Rights Week, brought together three somewhat diverse bands in one evening of music. more...


- Trevor Davis shows multi-dimensional appeal
- Fist Full of Knuckles engages small crowd
- Some very fancy dancing: Larry Yazzie kicks off Native American Weeks
- more arts...

Men 6th, women 3rd at MIACs: Swanson leads men; Weier, Block carry women

The St. Olaf cross country runners made their annual showing at the MIAC championships Saturday in St. Paul, and while the women performed well to place third, the men experienced a frustrating end to their frustrating season with a sixth place finish. more...


- Men lose finale to Carleton, find positives
- Inside the Lines: Fantasy island
- Swimming opens sharply
- more sports...

Everyday Amore: The Joy of Campus Crushes

You see them everywhere: at lunch in the Caf, while walking to your 9 a.m. class every Monday, while working out at your normal workout time at Tostrud, or in your Tuesday/Thursday history class. They are enigmatic – maybe you have never spoken to them, maybe you have only asked to borrow a pencil. more...


- Explorer highlights climate change
- Fall shows entertain, refresh
- Simple tips to avoid stressing out
- more variety...
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