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ISSUE 118 VOL 20 PUBLISHED 5/13/2005

News

Boe changes: New organ, renovations planned

On Friday, Pete Sandberg, director of facilities, announced remodeling and redesign plans for Boe Chapel, as well as other facility improvements around campus. For Boe, the most prominent changes will be the addition of a new organ and the redesign of the choir loft.

Week unifies seniors of 2005

A St. Paul Saints game, prom and a Sammenkomst are among the events planned for this year’s Senior week, May 23-28. During this week, underclass students will have left campus for the summer, and the activities planned for seniors will help them enjoy their last week with their graduating class.

Relay gives hope

Northfield's Relay for Life, the annual event whose proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society, was held at Skoglund Field last Friday night in beautiful weather. This was the second year the event was held on the St. Olaf campus.

Incoming class commits

As of Wednesday, 750 students have committed to attending St. Olaf next year as part of the class of 2009. The 3,000 applicants drew from 40 states, with 57 percent hailing from Minnesota, the same percentage as the class of ’08.

Honors day recognizes achievement, scholarship

On Friday, students, parents, faculty, alumni and donors gathered in Boe Chapel to celebrate Honors Day 2005.

Ole Store returns: New owners show excitement

Last week, Kevin Green, the new owner of The Ole Store, closed the deal with three Northfield residents to become the store’s new proprietors.

Symposium examines diseases

On Friday, the sixth annual Honors Day Science Symposium celebrated contributions to research in the natural sciences and mathematics. This year’s topic, "Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Unseen Threat," featured three experts on diseases and drew a large crowd that filled the science center auditorium.

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