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ISSUE 118 VOL 4 PUBLISHED 10/8/2004


State explores aid options

St. Olaf hosted the Minnesota Senate Higher Education Budget Division for an informal listening session about the state of higher education in Northfield and its surrounding communities on Tuesday.

Admissions seeks input for position

Due to the spring resignation of Barb Lundberg, former vice president of Admissions, a committee at St. Olaf has undertaken the complicated search for a new vice president of Admissions. Kathy Ruby, director of Financial Aid, is currently serving as the interim dean of Admissions.

New voting rules present challenges

Most St. Olaf students will be eligible to vote in the upcoming general election Nov. 2. However, in order to vote at their college address, all St. Olaf students will have to register to vote again, even if they have voted on campus in previous elections.

Stav cooks up mixed responses

After experiencing the new cafeteria changes for a month, many students have expressed frustration about a more crowded Stav Hall, but also excitement regarding the changes in cafeteria food.

Program encourages culture

After last years successful pilot program to expose students to the many cultural events on campus, the office of Community Life and Diversity officially now offers the Diversity Card program as an option to all faculty members this year.

Homecoming gets lucky

Homecoming week, which began on Monday, Oct. 4, promises an increasing flurry of events following the "Luck o the Oles" theme. T-shirts and merchandise are being sold at Ole's Pub in Buntrock Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. However, by Wednesday, most of the merchandise was sold out except for larger sizes.

Politics, science mix

Peter Agre delivered his speech Science Policy and the 2004 Election to a full Science Center Thursday, Sept. 30. The discussion focused on Americas position in the world of cutting-edge science, and how policies and political viewpoints are affecting that position.

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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