In the next few days, over 200 students will depart on seven different St. Olaf-sponsored spring break trips. However, rather than relaxing some place sunny or hitting the ski slopes, these students have chosen to spend their breaks serving others across the country.
With the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui continuing in Virginia, retired FBI agent and whistleblower Coleen Rowley discussed constructive ways to deal with moral dilemmas within the intelligence community Monday night in the Gold Ballroom.
Due to a delay in grant approval, the wind turbine will not be installed during the 2005-2006 academic year. The grant was recently approved, however.
The wind turbine and its tower have been ordered and are scheduled to be installed during the first week of July, according to Pete Sandberg, assistant vice president of facilities.
In its mission statement, St. Olaf states its commitment to instilling its students with a global perspective and off-campus opportunities. St. Olaf College leads other private institutions in abroad education participation, and this year is no exception.
Professor of History Jim Farrell was named the 2006-2007 Lilly Vocational Scholar this past month. As part of his role as Lilly scholar, he will work on a book, write articles, continue teaching a reduced number of classes and give public lectures.
Room draw takes place in the Sun Room of Buntrock Commons on Saturday, April 22 for special draws and Monday, April 24 for doubles. The date has changed from previous years; room draw used to be on Sunday and Tuesday, but Residence Life moved up the draw to avoid conflict with registration dates.
In an article entitled Plant holds a powerful mystery on the Facilities Building in the November 14, 2003 issue of the Manitou Messenger, a disturbing fact was divulged: Up until 1970, it also served as the town crematory.