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ISSUE 115 VOL 21 PUBLISHED 5/10/2002

News

Dittmann on cutting edge: Transformed facility provides fine arts with new home

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

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.

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."

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.

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.

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