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ISSUE 120 VOL 9 PUBLISHED 12/1/2006

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Making history with music

The signs are everywhere: lutefisk in the Caf, giant trees in Buntrock Commons, Norwegian sweaters as far as the eye can see. Yes, the days of Christmas Festival have officially arrived.

Expectations wanted

A few weeks ago at work, I found myself browsing through the Student Worker's Handbook. When I came across the "Expectations for Student Workers" portion of the booklet, I was surprised that there was no complimentary "Expectation for Employers of Student Workers." What does this gesture say about the significance of student workers at St. Olaf? more...

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- Christmas Festival unites
- Hollywood loses Altman's art
- Bottled water hoaxes
- more opinions...

Philharmonia's prowess: ensemble shows the joy of making music

On Monday, Nov. 20, the St. Olaf Philharmonia performed its annual fall concert in the nearly complete Boe Chapel under the direction of Interim Conductor Dr. J. Robert Hanson. Parents, students and faculty filled the audience for the 90-minute performance of five selections. more...

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- Lincoln, Thanksgiving evoked at Norseman Band chapel service
- Sam Miltich's gypsy jazz inspires dancing in the aisles
- Valhalla celebrates 10 years
- more arts...

Hockey earns split with Tommies

The St. Olaf men's hockey team defeated St. Thomas 3-1 two Saturdays ago at the St. Thomas arena. The victory gives the men their first win this season, as well as their first win in MIAC play. more...

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- Brokl's last second goal spurs Ole women to late win
- Men rebound with two wins
- Inside the Lines: Not a teacher, but a bully
- more sports...

Console wars: The next generation

What kind of moron camps outside a mass retailer in the middle of winter for a next-generation gaming console? A growing population of morons, it seems, including two-thirds of this article's contributors. The news media last week was filled with reports of people congregating days in advance for the Sony PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo Wii, which, along with Microsoft's Xbox 360, form the next generation of video game systems. more...

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- Inventive holiday decorating
- Craving cocoa? Here's where to indulge
- Sex on the Hill: Let's play a round: Foreplay 101
- more variety...
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