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ISSUE 119 VOL 7 PUBLISHED 11/4/2005

News

Senate offers apology letter

Student Senate is drafting a letter of apology to Carleton College and the Northfield community in response to the offensive behavior of several Oles at Carleton’s homecoming football game Oct. 8.

Clinic delays shots

The flu shot will soon be available to St. Olaf students to ward off this year's strain of the virus.

Speaker emphasizes fishery sustainability

This year’s Kleber-Gery Lectures featured Dr. Colin W. Clark of the University of British Columbia speaking on the economics of renewable resources. Clark was the first of four nationally acclaimed speakers St. Olaf is hosting this year to address topics related to sustainability.

Up ‘til Dawn raises money to fight disease

Up ‘til Dawn hosted its annual letter-writing team meeting and final party in the Pause Tuesday. The organization is made up of St. Olaf students dedicated to raising money for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Reece talks Homer

An audience filled Viking Theater on Thursday to hear Steve Reece, associate professor of classics, give his Mellby Lecture talk, "Homer, Jesus and Bass Fishing in Minnesota."

Survey shows health, happiness

The St. Olaf administration recently brought to public attention the results of the 2004 National College Health Assessment (NCHA), an American College Health Association (ACHA) study. The assessment, which consisted of questions designed to reveal the level of health among college students, reflected a healthy student body at St. Olaf.

Avian flu poses familiar threat

As news headlines stress the growing fears of a deadly flu epidemic, students may doubt the readiness of St. Olaf to respond to such a disaster. However, with a closer look at the history and the character of the St. Olaf community, such doubts are replaced with examples of how the college has and will continue to respond bravely to even the most tragic circumstances.

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.
It's routine and expected. What gives?
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