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ISSUE 116 VOL 14 PUBLISHED 3/14/2003

News

Alternative advertisement: Community questions what it means to be an Ole

A recent advertisement promoting St. Olaf in the March issue of Mpls/St. Paul magazine has caused numerous students and faculty members to re-evaluate what it means to be a St. Olaf student.

Admission policies spawn controversy: Affirmative action, legacy admittance become national focus

On April 1, the Supreme Court will hear one of the most controversial affirmative action cases in the nation’s history.

Priest urges shutdown of School of Americas

Father Roy Bourgeois spoke out against the School of the Americas (SOA) in a lecture entitled "Close the SOA" on March 6 during Chapel and Community Time. The focus of his lecture was on educating people about the SOA and on providing information about the SOA Watch.

War worries lead college to take safety precautions

With the pending war in Iraq, Americans and St. Olaf students have many concerns, including their personal safety both at home and abroad. The International and Off-Campus Studies office remains alert during this time of international tension while maintaining high numbers of students participating in off-campus and abroad programs. Their goal is to keep students educated and aware of the possible dangers of off-campus study. Most participants have not run into problems.

Mess Poll
How do you feel about the recent news of a tuition increase?
This is news to me.
I am a senior. Thank god.
I'd feel better about it if a more adequate explanation was provided.
It's routine and expected. What gives?
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