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ISSUE 118 VOL 3 PUBLISHED 10/1/2004

News

Push for young voters

Recent press releases from national college election campaign organizations have issued conflicting stances on the importance of the vote from the 18-24 year-old age group in the 2004 presidential election. National surveys show that while a substantial number of eligible 18-24 year olds are registered, a low percentage of them have expressed an intention to vote in the upcoming election.

Increase in study hours at library

Starting immediately, Rolvaag Memorial Library will be open 15 additional hours during the week. The library extended its hours until 2 a.m. Sundays through Thursdays and until 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. The library will also open an hour earlier on Saturday morning, at 8 a.m.

CARE ministries ready to listen

Thanks to a new group of excited staff and a renewed commitment to St. Olaf student life, CARE is back in action at St. Olaf.

Condom availability resources unknown

Condom dispensers were installed over spring break last year, without any formal announcement to students as to their location.

Total collections rise: Student Congregation pleased with amount

At the first worship service of the 2004-2005 school year, St. Olaf Student Congregation announced an unusually high benevolence total of $13,379 for the last school year.

Group reviews past assaults: Sex offenders release coincides with changes

Two weeks ago, Kurt Jennings was released from prison and listed as a level 2 sex offender. While he does not live in Northfield, he still lives in Rice County.

Volunteers unite to help flood victims

Forty-five volunteers from St. Olaf and Carleton took a bus to Austin and Albert Lea, MN on Saturday, Sept. 25. The students, organized through St. Olafs Volunteer Network, wanted to aid flood victims there.

Walk supports relief

Northfield held its annual Crop Walk Sunday, Sept. 26 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Saint Peters Lutheran Church. Held in communities across the country, Crop Walk is an opportunity to raise money for hunger relief.

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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