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ISSUE 117 VOL 9 PUBLISHED 11/21/2003

News

Civil liberties deliberated

Pat Buchanan, former presidential candidate, and Nadine Strossen, president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), sounded off on the controversial topic of civil liberties since Sept. 11 in a packed Boe Chapel Tuesday night.

Feelings mixed on coffeehouse option

The Rolvaag Memorial Library appears one step closer to housing a coffee shop after a poll of student opinions was taken three weeks ago.

Bike thefts rise: number of stolen cycles increases fourfold

The number of bikes stolen this year has increased almost four times from last year’s thefts, worrying many bike owners on campus.

Reverend’s talk pleads for peace in Middle East

During Tuesday’s daily chapel service, the Reverend Sandra Olewine, United Methodist Liaison to Jerusalem, delivered a message of hope for peace in Jerusalem. She used Christian Scripture – Mark 10:35-40 – to explain the complex conflict between Muslim Palestine and Jewish Israel.

Issues brought before Regents

The St. Olaf Board of Regents held the first of four meetings during the academic year Oct. 2 and 3. While this meeting usually takes place behind closed doors, St. Olaf students present their concerns through the Board of Regents Student Committee (BORSC).

Aesthetic athletics: Wee’s lecture addresses sports’ influence

Viking Theatre proved inadequate to hold the 22nd annual Carl Mellby lecture series last Thursday. The lecture, "Sport (Mostly Baseball) in Culture and the Curriculum: Seabiscuit and the Babe, Corked Bats and Teddy Ballgame, Dr. Strangeglove and a Little Chin Music," presented by English Professor David Wee attracted an overflowing audience of professors, students and public.

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