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ISSUE 119 VOL 11 PUBLISHED 2/24/2006

News

Facebook comments punished

In recent months, the Dean of Student’s Office has punished fewer than one dozen students for posting threatening messages and pictures of illegal activities on facebook.com.

Contest curbs extra energy use

St. Olaf is at war with Carleton. This war is not in the classroom or on the field, it is entrenched in the walls of our very residence halls. Yes, this is a war of electricity.

Paper count down

Due to a fall surplus of newspapers from USA Today’s Collegiate Readership Program, students will see fewer newspapers and more re-read bins around campus this spring.

Organizers, speakers seek to educate on black history

February is Black History Month, a time of both recognition and promotion of African-Americans in history. The study of black history is one of the most controversial subjects in teaching curriculums throughout the United States.

Theatre sustains

Sustaining theatre in the United States depends on creating intimate spaces and affordable tickets, Artist-in-Residence Gary Gisselman said last Thursday at the 23rd annual Mellby Lecture, "Sustainability and the Theatre: Landscape, Intimacy, Sex and Violins."

Search for new president intensifying

A sense of anticipation is growing on campus as students, faculty, administrators and staff await the Board of Regents’ new presidential appointment.

Grant brings Japanese films

The Midwest Japanese Film Festival is taking place in Northfield every Tuesday this month at the South Gate Cinema.

Rumor has it: Campus squirrels are becoming more violent toward students

While walking by the Speech and Theater Building last Wednesday, Dave Braasch ‘06 heard loud noises coming from a campus trash can, and peered inside. A squirrel jumped out onto the lid of the trashcan and used Braasch’s face to launch onto a basketball hoop.

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