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ISSUE 119 VOL 16 PUBLISHED 4/14/2006

News

Dole discusses leadership

Former Senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole spoke about leadership in Skoglund Athletic Center Tuesday night, sponsored by the Political Activities Committee (PAC). Dole covered a wide range of topics including his experiences in World War II, politics and even commercials.

Marchers protest

According to the Star Tribune, 30,000 to 40,000 people participated in Sunday's March for Immigration with Dignity to the St. Paul Capitol.

Publications give variety

The Manitou Messenger may be the "official" campus newspaper, but recently other papers have been circulating as well.

Library policies change

Between rumors and official library press releases, the buzz around Rolvaag Library is hard to miss lately. Dedicated studiers and even the occasional browser will likely notice what is changing and what is staying the same this year.

Rumor has it: Playboy magazine listed St. Olaf as one of the top five most attractive campuses.

One of the first rumors first year students hear when arriving on campus is that they will marry an Ole.

Asia Weeks promote diversity

The weeks of April 9 to April 22 are designated as Asia Weeks, a celebration of Asian and Asian American culture. This year's celebration includes both annual events and some new festivities.

Degrees conferred

Students, faculty, staff and friends of St. Olaf College gathered in Boe Chapel Tuesday, April 4 to celebrate the contributions of two Bogazici University professors, bestowing both with honorary doctorates in humane letters.

'Last Lecture' addresses judgements, goals

In an evening filled with laughter, tears, stories, questions, lessons and standing ovations, President Christopher Thomforde delivered a speech, "Free to Wrestle with the Big Questions," as part of the Blue Key National Honor Society's "Last Lecture Series" last Tuesday.

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.
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