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ISSUE 118 VOL 7 PUBLISHED 11/5/2004

News

Bush wins re-election

President George W. Bush will remain in office for another four years after Democratic Party nominee Sen. John Kerry conceded Wednesday and Bush was declared the winner of the 2004 Election.

Battleground Boe : Editors provide insight, reason

Five days before the election, the Political Awareness Committee (PAC) hosted a debate between the editors of two nationally-known political magazines. David Corn, editor of The Nation, and Rich Lowry, editor of National Review, battled in Boe Chapel on Thursday evening, and took questions from the audience of students, faculty and guests. The debate dealt primarily with issues relevant for the election, such as the war in Iraq, health care and abortion.

KSTO seeks more funds

Over the past few weeks the Student Government Association (SGA) has been trying to decide how to allocate the $100,000 budget surplus. KSTO 93.1 FM, St. Olaf's student-run radio station, has approached SGA for funding from the budget surplus.

Flu shots limited

Students at high risk of developing complications and severe illness from the flu may still receive a vaccine even if they missed the Rice County Public Health clinics held on Oct. 22 and Nov. 4.

Committees review options

Student Government Association (SGA) is growing in popularity among administration, faculty and other campus entities such as the bookstore and Informational and Instructional Technologies (IIT), who are asking SGA to create committees of students for the purpose of researching and investigating new ideas that will help improve life at St. Olaf.

Festivities offer Hmong food, fun

Hmong New Year, sponsored by the Hmong Awareness Group in conjunction with Carleton College, will offer information about the Hmong New Year and will feature traditional dances, costumes, singing and flute playing.

Relay For Life kicks off

On Wednesday at 6 p.m., the St. Olaf Cancer Connection (SCC) kicked off its annual Relay For Life program with an informational meeting in the Black and Gold Ballroom of Buntrock Commons.

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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