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ISSUE 118 VOL 18 PUBLISHED 4/29/2005

News

Small businesses inspire: Entrepreneurship speakers encourage planning, determination

The annual Entrepreneurship Week was held on campus last week April 19–21. The week, which brought a variety of speakers and special activities to campus, was co-hosted by St. Olaf’s Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) and Ole Ventures, St. Olaf’s student entrepreneurial organization.

Coulter affects 'talk back'

In light of intense student response to Ann Coulter's April 17 speech, the Political Awareness Committee (PAC) featured the event in a "Talk Back to PAC" night Thursday. Almost 50 students and faculty attended to share their opinions, listen to their peers and ask questions.

Grell receives award

Senior Erik J. Grell was named the 2005-2006 recipient of the prestigious Rimbach Teaching Award. The award allows Grell, a member of Phi Beta Kappa majoring in history and German, to travel to Rimbach, Germany, next year and teach at the Martin Luther Schule.

Faux Pas sold

Mark Barnhart ’06 will buy Faux Pas Printing from Brian Peters ’05 May 15. Barnhart made his first payment towards the business on April 15 and will make his final payment May 15.

Generations bond: Mothers, daughtersdiscuss life, skydiving

In a pre-celebration of Mother's Day, moms from all over the country flocked to the St. Olaf campus to have dinner or brunch with their daughters this past weekend.

Clothing drive exceeds expectations

Cardboard boxes filled with clothing could be seen in residence halls across campus last week as the Volunteer Network (VN) held a clothing drive to benefit Greytown, South Africa. From April 15 to April 23, students needed only to enter the front lobby of their residence halls to find designated boxes where they could leave unwanted or unneeded clothing items. VN Executive Committee members collected the donations daily from these boxes and sorted them to send to the Greytown Hospital.

Web speed will increase

St. Olaf Information and Instructional Technologies (IIT) is planning a two-part upgrade for the 2005 fall semester. The first upgrade will be to install Internet2, a network which will allow nearly instantaneous connection with any other university that also has an Internet2 connection. The second upgrade will effect the Internet connection used for browsing the Web.

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