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ISSUE 118 VOL 6 PUBLISHED 10/22/2004

News

Farm project takes root

Dayna Burtness 07 and Dan Borek 06 plan to start planting at a new St. Olaf farm in the spring, have started clearing the farm site, and are working on other preparations. Burtness 07, co-president of the Environmental Coalition, approached the Student Senate at the Oct. 7 surplus forum to ask for funding for the new St. Olaf farm project but the Senate has not yet made any decisions about the surplus.

Halls lack space

This coming semester, Pamela McDowell, director of Residence Life, will have a challenge in the residence halls.

Campaigning gets personal : Workers experience political life on the trail

As Election Day draws closer, undecided voters receive more phone calls, rallies excite crowds of people, campaign workers canvass neighborhoods and citizens notice prominent political signs everywhere. Though directly affected by campaign outreach, many students do not know what campaign work entails, or realize that their classmates and peers play an active role in campaigning.

Noises pollute: Loudness can cause annoyance

Living in residence halls teaches students about patience, tolerance and sharing. But all of those skills go out the window when noise levels make studying or sleeping impossible.

IIT problems persist

On Monday morning, the first day of midterm week, Novell, St. Olafs network server, suffered critical failures.

Shop still brewing

The Larson Coffeehouse, located on Larson's ground floor, has opened for the 2004-2005 school year and is once again off to a good start. The coffeehouse offers a comfortable study environment and affordable drinks and snacks for students.

WCAL not endorsed by Senate

On Thursday Oct. 14, Elizabeth Henke 05 proposed that the Student Government Association (SGA) pass a resolution to endorse SaveWCALs position to stop the Colleges sale of WCAL to Minnesota Public Station (MPR).

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