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ISSUE 118 VOL 9 PUBLISHED 11/19/2004


Paper program proposed

The latest proposal for the allocation of Student Government Association (SGA) surplus funds involves bringing local and national newspapers to campus as a part of the USA Today Collegiate Readership Program. Set forth by SGA Vice President Janine Wetzel '05 last Thursday, the $5,000 proposal aims to "burst the bubble" which students often say surrounds life on the Hill.

Clouds of concern: Efforts promote tobacco awareness

The Wellness Center staff has focused efforts to reach students about a possible tobacco tax trade-off sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, and has started an on-campus petition in favor of the tax during this week's Tobacco Awareness Campaign.

Loan scam found

The St. Olaf Financial Aid Office issued an e-mail informing students that people posing as employees from loan service companies were trying to solicit personal information over the phone. These phony loan services offer students scholarships in exchange for an address, a phone number and personal bank account information.

Israelis reflect on army dissension

Last Thursday, students gathered in Science Center 280 to hear two young Israeli men, Shimri Zameret and Noam Bahat, speak on behalf of the Israeli Refuser Movement. The Peace and Justice Resource Network hosted the event.

Kyle fills new dean position

St. Olaf College will have a new vice president and dean of enrollment when students arrive back on campus from Thanksgiving break. After a nationwide search in collaboration with the talent company Wickenden Associates, St. Olaf chose Michael Kyle from nearly 100 applicants at the end of October.

Seeking dimensions: Lecture gives insight into abstract math

St. Olaf Professor of mathematics Paul Humke presented his work "A Voyager from the Fourth Dimension" on Thursday, Nov. 11, in Viking Theater. Humke's lecture marked the first of two annual faculty presentations in the Carl Mellby Memorial Lecture Series, which honors Mellby, a St. Olaf professor and administrator from 1901-1949.

Making time for dad: Fathers, daughters bond over brunch

Last weekend, 270 fathers came to celebrate a special relationship at the St. Olaf sponsored Father/Daughter Brunch in the Black and Gold Ballroom of Buntrock Commons on Saturday.

Mess Poll
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I am a senior. Thank god.
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