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ISSUE 117 VOL 4 PUBLISHED 10/10/2003


Fire sparks safety concerns

Recent fires at the University of Minnesota fueled student concern about St. Olaf’s fire safety in honor houses and residence halls.

Carleton rejects new gun signs: college views concealment law differently

The crosstown rivals St. Olaf and Carleton have always had their differences. However, this year a new difference has surfaced, literally, on every building.

Umbanhowar awarded for dedication to honor society

Professor Charles Umbanhowar, Sr. is a recipient of the "Best Chapter Advisor of 2003" award, presented by the Pi Sigma Alpha (PSA) National Political Science Honor Society. This award is given to advisors who have, according to the PSA web site, "demonstrated an extraordinary level of dedication and service to the honor society."

Professor gives name to glacier in Antarctica

Physics and environmental studies professor Robert Jacobel has a way of putting St. Olaf on the map -- literally. The United States Board on Geographic Names recently named a 30-mile long glacier on the coast of Antarctica after Jacobel.

Forgiving, forgetting: Walker argues for ‘moral repair’

Margaret Urban Walker dissected questions of forgiveness and moral repair at St. Olaf’s 25th annual Eunice Belgum Memorial Lectures Series. Each year, St. Olaf brings in a philosopher to speak in the series commemorating the life of Eunice Belgum ‘67, a St. Olaf alum and philosopher who died tragically in 1977 at the age of 31.

Thursday meetings encourage opinions

Community Time, the new phenomenon that began Fall 2002, is a source of confusion for most students on campus. There is a general impression that faculty meetings are happening somewhere, but what is there for students to do other than grab their lunch and squeeze in a little bit of studying?

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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