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 womens and mens choruses.
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."
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. Olafs Tree-Free organization, which is part of a national initiative calling for full integration of 100 percent post-consumer recycled paper products on campus.
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.