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ISSUE 118 VOL 10 PUBLISHED 12/3/2004


Diver missing, presumed dead

Nic Harter ’'06 was involved in a scuba diving accident on Nov. 21 in the Mississippi River near Hidden Falls Regional Park in St. Paul. Harter's body had not been found at press time.

WCAL sale finalized

St. Olaf College has officially turned over ownership of its radio station, 89.3 WCAL, to Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) as of Nov. 21. A flurry of protest surrounded the radio station after the announcement of its pending sale in August. caters to specific needs

The St. Olaf community prides itself on its excellent relations between students and the administration. Whether helping students organize financial plans, secure an internship or sort out career goals, students can find relief from any quandary with a little help from one of the many administration branches.

Cleaning up, forming friendships

Imagine stepping out of your dorm room one morning only to discover trash overflowing its bin, toilet paper missing from the bathroom stalls and a mound of snow blocking the entrance to your building. St. Olaf students are spared these situations thanks to the efforts of the college’s hardworking custodial staff.

Holiday gift drive brings patients joy

St. Olaf’'s Cancer Connection (SCC) is holding its annual holiday gift drive this week, the proceeds of which will benefit pediatric oncology patients at Children’'s Hospital in St. Paul.

Scholar becomes Rhodes finalist

Dan Sinykin '05 made it to the final round of selection for the 2004 Rhodes Scholarship on Nov. 20. Only 32 scholarships are awarded to American students each year.

DVD options increase

In the past few weeks, two new movie rental services on campus have given students access to a greater selection of movies. The St. Olaf Movie Archive Lending Service (SOMALS) and the Automated Movie Machine in the Lion's Pause offer students more rental options.

Registrar refines program

A new registration system is poised to begin in the spring of 2006, to register courses for the 2006-2007 academic year. According to Registrar and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Mary Cisar, the new system will be more accurate.

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