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ISSUE 121 VOL 1 PUBLISHED 9/21/2007

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Basil's Pizza reopens after family death

Basil's Pizza reopened Wednesday, Sept. 12, after being closed for nearly one week following the unexpected death of 32-year-old Ioannis "John" Pitsavas, owner and operator of the pizzeria.

Residence life, public safety tighten security

Returning students this year have most likely noticed a few changes in Residence Hall policies this semester.

Week One spurs mixed reactions

A St. Olaf tradition for well over thirty years, Week One allows new students to register for classes, become familiar with the campus, and get to know each other before upperclassmen arrive at the beginning of the school year.

Requirements hinder

Is the requirement demanding that students take two Christian-based religious classes now archaic and unnecessary? Given the interdependence of the world in which we live, I believe that the college’s decision to focus solely on Christianity disservices its students. more...

Also:

- President's house goes gray
- Cage coffee disenchants addicts
- A Word from Our Editors: Fresh start
- more opinions...

Seniors return from American Dream festival

The Department of Dance has a new spring in its step this fall. Sarah Goldberg '08 and Tim Rehborg '08 are back from the prestigious American Dance Festival Six Week School and ready to apply their experience to Companydance and the campus dance community. more...

Also:

- Pixley's exhibit 'makes mark' at Flaten
- Honor house spreads creative joy
- more arts...

Women blaze way to second; men 11th

A fierce lineup of nationally ranked teams and the injury of a top runner did not keep the women's cross-country team from dominating the St. Olaf invitational last Saturday, finishing second out of 25. more...

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- Women unbeaten in MIAC
- Men score first MIAC win
- Volleyball bumped
- more sports...

Pickin' up the slack

What initially looks like campus limbo from the long, low line is in fact a disciplined, community-oriented sport that is spreading with promising enthusiasm on college campuses. more...

Also:

- Bioshock thrills
- Sex on the Hill: Fall hornies
- Singer matures with full band
- more variety...
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