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.
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.
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 whats the deal with the bed in Buntrock?
Last Thursday, Professor Richard B. Miller of Indiana Universitys 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.
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. Olafs plows driving into a ditch.