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ISSUE 117 VOL 10 PUBLISHED 12/5/2003

News

Student to team teach new course

This spring, there is a new offering in the college catalog: Campus Ecology, a course all about St. Olaf. What makes it more unique is that Elise Braaten ’04 created the syllabus for her CIS major and will be team-teaching the class with Professor of History and Director of American Studies James Farrell.

Sit-in supports victims

In light of recent allegations of sexual assault at St. Olaf, one organization is working to ensure that the victims know they are not alone. Sexual Assault Resource Network(SARN) has been helping victims of sexual assault at St. Olaf for the past decade. Whether offering personal services to individuals affected by sexual assault, or organizing campus-wide events to support victims, SARN is an active member in the aftermath of sexual assaults on campus.

Close encounters: Interim courses emphasize cross-cultural learning

As the holiday season begins and finals approach, those planning to leave for trips are preparing themselves for the cultural differences they will encounter.

Close encounters: Interim courses emphasize cross-cultural learning

As the holiday season begins and finals approach, those planning to leave for trips are preparing themselves for the cultural differences they will encounter.

Download deadline set

Downloading copyrighted information from the Internet is one of today’s hottest ethical issues and St. Olaf students are being warned to get all illegally downloaded material off their computers by the start of Interim. At first, the sharing of copyrighted material was an external problem, but it has recently spread to the St. Olaf network.

New Strategic Plan proposed

On Nov. 24, President Christopher Thomforde came to a special Student Senate meeting and revealed St. Olaf’s Strategic Plan. The plan was developed by Thomforde and the College Council, a group composed of faculty, staff and students.

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