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ISSUE 117 VOL 12 PUBLISHED 3/5/2004

News

Gun scare jolts Carleton

A Carleton student on a leave of absence brought two weapons into Sayles-Hill Campus Center last Thursday and fired one shot into a wall during a radio show broadcast before the Northfield Police Depart-ment took him into custody.

Messenger staff wins multiple awards

The 2004 Manitou Messenger staff was awarded five awards in two contests recently, one of which was first place in the General Excellence category of the Minnesota Newspaper Associations collegiate competition

Leveling the playing field: PAC speaker focuses on women in athletics

Dorothy McIntyre spoke at Tuesday nights Political Awareness Committee (PAC) dinner on the topic of this years Womens History Month: women in sports. McIntyre focused on the oral storytelling tradition as a key to initiating change.

Participation low for eating disorder talk, screenings

The salad bar in Stav Hall is a pit stop for many, and on weekday afternoons, open elliptical machines in Tostrud are rare. St. Olaf is a place where healthful habits abound  but there is a fine line between being healthy and harming your body. This knowledge was not lost on the Counseling Center, which conducted a screening for eating disorders on Tuesday, Feb. 24.

Atkins craze results in few diet changes in cafeteria

Atkins is everywhere. From Subway to Applebees, restaurants across the nation have introduced "Atkins-approved" and "low-carb" menu items. The no-carb Atkins craze has spread like wildfire, but St. Olaf seems to be relatively unaffected by the diet.

Building a better future: habitat offers alternative spring break experience

Over spring break, as many students go home or on vacation, some will travel to Florida, Texas and Virginia to spend the week building houses for Habitat for Humanity.

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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