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ISSUE 116 VOL 9 PUBLISHED 11/15/2002


Depression screenings provided

Recent statistics have revealed that nearly seven percent of college students become depressed each year. Annual depression screenings, which are held on college campuses across the nation, may help to reduce this statistical deluge and prevent the detrimental permeation of this increasingly prevalent depressive condition. On Nov. 7, St. Olaf counselors offered concerned and downhearted students the chance to examine themselves through a depression screening held in Buntrock Commons.

Rerouted cafeteria lines cause controversy

Traffic in the direction of the cafeteria was unexpectedly rerouted for two days at the end of October.

Anti-drinking organization inaugurated

St. Olaf recently became the first college campus in the state of Minnesota to have a certified chapter of MADD. SOMADD (St. Olaf-Mothers Against Drunk Driving), as the organization is called, is the second college chapter in the United States.

Peaceful ambition: Community gathers for anti-war protest

As one of the most influential black musicians of the 1960’s, Marvin Gaye’s famous lyrics "war is not the answer," spurred on a nation divided over military action in Southeast Asia.

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