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ISSUE 118 VOL 12 PUBLISHED 3/4/2005

News

Tuition rates rise again

St. Olaf students received a letter Feb. 15 announcing a tuition increase of six percent from $30,950 to $32,800 for the 2005-2006 school year.

Judge talks partisanship

Billed as potential new U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Judge Michael McConnell spoke Tuesday evening on "Politics and the Judiciary Confirmation Wars" at the Political Awareness Committee dinner in the Valhalla dining room. McConnell, a current appellate court justice, has recently been the subject of New York Times and USA Today articles speculating who President Bush could nominate to the Supreme Court bench.

Scholars salute Shakespeare’s work

Shakespeare, sonnets and scholasticism abounded at St. Olaf last weekend, thanks to the 4th annual Shakespeare Colloquium. Students from five different colleges gathered at St. Olaf to share academic papers, attend workshops, watch a play put on by the Smaller Shakespeare Company and talk with each other about the Bard himself.

Thorson coffee shop closes doors

The Essence of Bean (EOB), the popular coffee shop located in Thorson hall, came to a definite end last summer after serving the St. Olaf community for a year and a half.

Concert helps victims

The Tsunami Relief Concert last Friday increased the total amount of aid raised by $494, as displayed in Stav Hall.

Caribou to serve Northfield

St. Olaf students and Northfield residents alike will soon be able to enjoy the specialty coffee drinks of Caribou Coffee, the second largest specialty coffee company in the country. Caribou Coffee will open a new store in Northfield on March 12.

Senate passes paper program

The Student Senate passed a motion Thursday, Feb. 24 to extend the USA Today College Readership Program to run through spring semester. The Senate decided to spend $10,000 of the remaining budget surplus monies, discovered earlier this fall, to pay for the program after its trial period ends on March 9.

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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