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ISSUE 121 VOL 19 PUBLISHED 5/2/2008

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Viva celebrates culture

Beginning on April 22, St. Olaf students groups ¬°Presente!, Diversity Celebrations Committee (DCC), and Multicultural Affairs and Community Outreach (MACO), have collaborated to sponsor Viva La Raza: La Union Hace La Fuerza, a series of events over two weeks that celebrate Latin culture.

Superdelegate elucidates voting process

On Tuesday, the Political Awareness Committee brought political strategist and superdelegate Donna Brazile to campus as the capstone speaker in the 07-08 speaker series. Hosted in the Pause, there was a solid attendance.

Lecture touts research

Investment in agricultural research was the focus Monday afternoon as Phil Pardey, professor of applied economics at the University of Minnesota, visited interested students and professors in Holland Hall.

Noise pollution controlled

Noise pollution. Many of you may scoff at this concept but it is a seriously underrated environmental crisis. According to the Deafness Institute, almost 28 million Americans have hearing loss and one-third of these is caused by loud noises. more...


- Identity destabilized
- Palestinian experience gives perspective
- A Word from Our Editors: Final Words
- more opinions...

Siri Hustvedt reads from novel: New York author shares 'Sorrows of an American'

Renowned novelist and essayist Siri Hustvedt '77 read from her new novel "Sorrows of an American" Friday afternoon in Viking Theater. more...


- Scorcese classic endures
- Senior artists present 'Over the Hill'
- Dancers perform student, faculty pieces
- more arts...

Pitchers dominant in wins

With their fourth straight doubleheader sweep and ninth straight overall win, all in the MIAC, the St. Olaf baseball team climbed to second in the conference standings and moved within one Augsburg loss of clinching a playoff berth. Wednesday's home games against Macalester, won 10-0 and 9-0, crowned an undefeated week. more...


- Men compete at three meets
- Tennis finishes strong
- Men's tennis swept in playoff opener
- more sports...

Lutefest: Fun, folk and festivities

Spring at St. Olaf. It's a distinctive time of year. After months of winter, the campus is finally coming alive. The days are longer, the grass is green and first-year men are running around without their shirts on despite the fact that it's only 50 degrees out -- all are indisputable, inevitable signs of the first weekend of May. more...


- Hulu takes on YouTube
- Sketchy Artist fills niche
- Partying dry on a dry campus
- more variety...
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