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ISSUE 118 VOL 17 PUBLISHED 4/22/2005

News

Pushing buttons: Coulter’s speech provokes liberals

Conservative columnist, author and lawyer Ann Coulter spoke Sunday evening to students, faculty and guests in a packed Boe Chapel. Despite controversy surrounding Coulter's visit, the lack of air conditioning and tight security, over 1,000 people showed up for the talk.

Fornos issues warning

Winner of the 2003 United Nations Population Prize and president of the Population Institute, Werner Fornos, stopped at St. Olaf Monday to give one of many talks as he passed through the Midwest. Fornos spoke about population growth and the environment.

Forum explores stem cells

On Thursday, April 14, Omicron Alpha, St. Olaf’s political science honors society, and the Political Awareness Committee (PAC) hosted a spring forum titled “Ethics and Stem Cell Research.”

Classics convention hailed as ‘tough act to follow’

From Friday, April 15 through Sunday, April 18, St. Olaf College hosted the 77th Annual National Convention of Eta Sigma Phi (ESP), the national Classics Honor Society. The convention was the culmination of almost a year’s work on the part of Delta Chi, St. Olaf’s own chapter of ESP.

Festival reaches out

Northfield area children overran the Skoglund Athletic Center conference room Saturday as Alpha Phi Omega (APO) hosted its fourth annual Kids Fest program. For this year’s program, APO decided on a medieval castle theme, complete with knights, princesses and dragon’s blood (Hawaiian Punch).

Patrick counters Weddington

In the spirit of fair and balanced discussion, the Political Awareness Committee (PAC) and the L’Abri lecture series co-sponsored a speech by Dr. John Patrick, an author and retired Ottawa medical professor who spoke on the ethics of abortion April 14 in Viking Theater.

Joke prompts queries

From April 1 through April 10, posters hung in the Ytterboe Residence Hall, by the post office boxes in Buntrock Commons and in Stav Hall, suggesting that Senior Week was in danger of cancellation due to lack of funds.

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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