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ISSUE 121 VOL 18 PUBLISHED 4/25/2008

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Sessions discuss women in Islam

This past weekend, students of the St. Olaf Muslim Student Association and Multicultural Awareness and Community Outreach held the Islam and Women Conference.

Service fosters connection

The St. Olaf spirit of service extended into communities all over the country Saturday, as over 200 alums and current students in the Minneapolis area alone participated in the third annual National Day of Service.

Censorship addressed

In defense of academic free speech, Katherine Kersten and Roger Magnuson joined the College Republicans and interested students Thursday night for their talk entitled "Educational Free Speech" while enjoying root-beer floats.

Sport allegiances lack heart

As a sports fan, I understand the charm of choosing sides. But who decided that it's okay to switch loyalties at liberty? more...


- Stress hampers well-being
- Texas overreacts in raid on polygamists
- A Word from Our Editors: Different
- more opinions...

O'Reilley shares poetry: Writers gather for reading, conversation

Mary Rose O'Reilley, 2008 judge for the annual English Department Writing Contest, shared her fiction and poetry with students and community members on Thursday. Her reading included both published and unpublished work, as well as plenty of conversation about writing. more...


- Zenon troupe excites
- Mud-splattered thespians perform annual 'Too Much Light'
- Percussion Ensemble experiments with sounds, instruments
- more arts...

Softball shuts down Bethel

Capping off a rather typical busy week in late April, the St. Olaf softball team swept Bethel University 7-0 and 3-1. more...


- Hitters clutch in walkoff win
- Tennis secures berth
- Men's golf continues spring roll
- more sports...

Notes From the Underground: St. Olaf's Tunnels

The administration was not going to be happy with me. Walking past the Deans' offices on my way to the President's suite made me nervous. This wasn't just any trip to the administration building -- I was here because of the tunnels. more...


- "Smart People" make for boring movie
- Jayber Crow grows up with Stories
- Sex on the Hill: Suck face all over the place
- more variety...
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