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ISSUE 119 VOL 2 PUBLISHED 9/23/2005

News

Latino heritage celebrated

St. Olaf organizations Presente, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Community Outreach (MACO) and the Diversity Celebrations Committee (DCC) are sponsoring Latino Heritage Month Sept. 14 though Oct. 12.

Renovations revamp hill

Returning students might have noticed some changes on campus as they moved into their residence halls in the fall. This year has witnessed many improvements to campus facilities, in terms of aesthetics, convenience and sustainability.

Lair opens in Pause

Last week, the Pause celebrated the opening of its new acoustic venue, the Lion's Lair. Located next to the Pause kitchen, the Lion's Lair provides students with a café-style space in which to enjoy acoustic music, among other things.

Town art flourishes

While Northfield has long had a strong affiliation with the arts, various organizations from the town have recently joined together in hopes of turning Northfield into even more of an "arts town."

Transit gets help

Due to funding from St. Olaf and Carleton, Northfield Transit has extended its hours of bus service this year.

Thomforde shares: Speech encourages rest, responsibility

At Chapel on Tuesday, Sept. 20, President Christopher Thomforde gave students, faculty, and staff a bit of advice to rest after the first few weeks of the academic year.

Hall leadership chosen

Winners were announced Wednesday in St. Olaf's annual Fall Election, which determines the individual residence hall governments as well as that residence hall's senate representative in St. Olaf’s Student Government Association (SGA).

Women on the move in Northfield

This fall, St. Olaf will continue its sponsorship of "Women on the Move," the live Internet talk-radio show hosted by former Minnesota State Senator and St. Olaf alumna Ember Reichgott Junge '74. As a graduate of St. Olaf College, Reichgott Junge "wanted the college to have the first opportunity for partnership," according to St. Olaf Vice President for College Relations Jan McDaniel.

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