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ISSUE 119 VOL 14 PUBLISHED 3/17/2006

News

New president welcomed

Boe Memorial Chapel rung with laughter Tuesday morning as the St. Olaf community welcomed its newly decided president-elect, David R. Anderson ’74, who will replace President Christopher Thomforde in July.

Case Day plans thwarted

A St. Olaf senior encountered unexpected difficulties when trying to print T-shirts for the senior class to wear on "Case Day."

Affirmation sought

A group of students led by Emmy Kegler ‘07 are gathering signatures to petition the Board of Regents to issue a statement of welcome that recognizes St. Olaf as a Reconciling in Christ (RIC) college.

Boldt receives award

On Wednesday night, students, professors and college officials gathered in the Valhalla Room in Buntrock Commons to honor the 2006 Great Conversation Student of the Year, Hannah Boldt ‘08.

Budget leaves no room for TRiO

On March 9, President Christopher Thomforde sent an e-mail to all St. Olaf students, staff and faculty announcing that President George W. Bush had recommended the elimination of the Upward Bound (UB), Educational Talent Search (ETS), and GEAR UP programs in his 2007 budget proposal.

Bed demonstrates lesson

The Mall of America has a store full of beds where you can buy 20 minutes of sleep for $14 or less. New York City, the "city that never sleeps," has cafés where people go to do just that. But what’s the deal with the bed in Buntrock?

Lecture addresses proper grief

Last Thursday, Professor Richard B. Miller of Indiana University’s religious studies department gave a lecture entitled "Beyond Madness and Self-Deception after 9/11: Memory, Witness, and Lamentation." Miller addressed many issues in the 90-minute lecture, including American politics, grief, ethical ways to remember and the long-term effects of Sept. 11 on the American psyche.

Rumor has it: One of St. Olaf’s snowplows drove into a ditch on campus

When the thick, wet snow fell Monday, many students noted the amount of snow that remained on the sidewalks around campus. Rumors flew that the lack of plowing was due to one of St. Olaf’s plows driving into a ditch.

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.
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