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ISSUE 115 VOL 20 PUBLISHED 5/3/2002

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Students’ smoking rights under fire: Mannebach proposes new policy to outlaw smoking in dormitories

Pamela Mannebach, director of residence life, has recently proposed a policy that would prohibit smoking in all of the residence halls and honor houses. Smoking within ten feet of any building exit or entrance (not including fire exits) would also be forbidden. Dean of Student Life Greg Kneser will consider the policy when he receives the proposal this week. The proposal, if passed, will come into effect during the 2002-2003 academic year.

Dittmann on cutting edge

Sunlight shone upon the faces of St. Olaf students, faculty, donors and alumni on Friday afternoon as they all gathered to be part of the dedication of the new Dittmann Center.

Students’ smoking rights under fire: Mannebach proposes new policy to outlaw smoking in dormitories

Pamela Mannebach, director of residence life, has recently proposed a policy that would prohibit smoking in all of the residence halls and honor houses. Smoking within ten feet of any building exit or entrance (not including fire exits) would also be forbidden. Dean of Student Life Greg Kneser will consider the policy when he receives the proposal this week. The proposal, if passed, will come into effect during the 2002-2003 academic year.

Pritchard on the road to recovery

Tom Pritchard, the inter-campus shuttle bus driver who was airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul for heart surgery on April 15, has shown signs of improvement in recent weeks. Pritchard's family is hopeful that he will return home within the next few weeks to begin physical therapy.

Peace Corps future topic of discussion

Jody Olsen, recently appointed Deputy Director of the Peace Corps, will address St. Olaf students during Chapel on May 7. Olsen plans to discuss the future of the Peace Corps during her two-day visit to Minnesota.

Spirituality of spring: Christian values found in study of environment

Karen Cherewatuk, a professor in St. Olaf’s English department, spoke in chapel last Wednesday as part of the series "Christian Tradition and the Environment." She started her speech by proclaiming, "I have no environmental credit; I am a humble environmentalist with a compost pile in my yard."

Choir performs for Lynn Records

The St. Olaf Choir recently finished recording for an international contract with Lynn Records. Recorded at Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie, Minn., the choir sang Charles Ives’ "Celestial Country" as the centerpiece for the album. There were also a few selections that featured soloists, and both women’s and men’s choruses.

Activists seek to save forests

Loring E. Harkness IV ‘03 was sparked to act after witnessing large-scale forest destruction first-hand while studying abroad. Harkness is now a leader of St. Olaf’s Tree-Free organization, which is part of a national initiative calling for full integration of 100 percent post-consumer recycled paper products on campus.

Fully stocked crowd Liars and Saints, Ozomatli perform for students

Sun. Music. People. Who could ask for anything more? The 2002 Arbstock festival, held May 4 near the Carleton College Arboretum, delivered nothing short of what former students have dubbed as "the best time of the school year." With five bands playing eclectic sets to an abundance of students from both Carleton and St. Olaf, the promise of a good time for those in attendance was most certainly fulfilled.

Peace Corps future topic of discussion

Jody Olsen, recently appointed Deputy Director of the Peace Corps, will address St. Olaf students during Chapel on May 7. Olsen plans to discuss the future of the Peace Corps during her two-day visit to Minnesota.

Spirituality of spring: Christian values found in study of environment

Karen Cherewatuk, a professor in St. Olaf’s English department, spoke in chapel last Wednesday as part of the series "Christian Tradition and the Environment." She started her speech by proclaiming, "I have no environmental credit; I am a humble environmentalist with a compost pile in my yard."

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