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ISSUE 117 VOL 15 PUBLISHED 4/9/2004


Student loses life in crash

Pongsakorn "Pong" Lertsachanant '06 died suddenly Sunday morning following a car accident in his native country of Thailand.

Speaker for graduation appointed

This spring at St. Olaf, Justice Alan Page will not be just a former Viking or a current Minnesota Supreme Court Justice. Rather, Page will be remembered by many St. Olaf seniors as the speaker at their commencement ceremony.

Student activities explore budget cut solutions

The SGA budget, which covers the spending of student government and its student activities, has taken a 10 percent cut as a result of St. Olaf's recent budget crisis.

A look into budget history

St. Olaf has been experiencing budget problems its entire existence. Here are some of the highlights from the past 25 years.

Classroom politics: Texas professor challenges partisan bias

Dr. Robert Jensen, the number one professor on a University of Texas student Conservative Watch List, spoke to a group of St. Olaf students and faculty last Thursday at a dinner sponsored by Political Awareness Committee (PAC). He discussed the recent "intellectual diversity" controversy and the problems of the current political atmosphere on college campuses.

Soccer team collects gear for Ghana

For the past week, St. Olaf soccer players and members of the African club Karibu have been collecting donations outside the cafeteria in order to send soccer equipment to a children's soccer team at a refugee camp in Ghana.

Library to combine its catalog with Carleton's

In terms of library books, St. Olaf and Carleton Colleges have decided that they can share. By next fall, Northfield's two colleges will have one library catalog between them.

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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