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ISSUE 119 VOL 8 PUBLISHED 11/11/2005

News

Katrina in black, white: The Rev. Jesse Jackson discusses hurricane response

The Rev. Jesse Jackson addressed an overflowing Boe Chapel crowd Sunday evening with an animated speech on the topic of race and poverty in America. Although his talk was titled "Race and the Response to Hurricane Katrina," Jackson tackled multiple major political issues in his hour-long speech, including the war in Iraq, the growing problem of poverty and the misrepresentation of civil rights activist Rosa Parks’ legend.

Katrina in black, white: The Rev. Jesse Jackson discusses hurricane response

The Rev. Jesse Jackson addressed an overflowing Boe Chapel crowd Sunday evening with an animated speech on the topic of race and poverty in America. Although his talk was titled "Race and the Response to Hurricane Katrina," Jackson tackled multiple major political issues in his hour-long speech, including the war in Iraq, the growing problem of poverty and the misrepresentation of civil rights activist Rosa Parks’ legend.

Officials act against noise

The Northfield community, the Northfield police and Mayor Lee Lansing are taking action to curb the parties and noise pollution of St. Olaf and Carleton students living off campus. The police will begin more stringently enforcing noise ordinances, underage drinking and open container laws.

Officials act against noise

The Northfield community, the Northfield police and Mayor Lee Lansing are taking action to curb the parties and noise pollution of St. Olaf and Carleton students living off campus. The police will begin more stringently enforcing noise ordinances, underage drinking and open container laws.

New president sought

Members of the Presidential Search Committee have made several important decisions during the first few months of the academic year that will guide them in their search for St. Olaf’s new president.

New president sought

Members of the Presidential Search Committee have made several important decisions during the first few months of the academic year that will guide them in their search for St. Olaf’s new president.

EMTs increase presence

St. Olaf Emergency Medical Technicians (SOEMTs) celebrated their eighth year on campus during National Collegiate EMT Awareness Week, Nov. 7-11. The group, which formed in 1997, is working to increase its presence on campus through inservices, interest meetings and CPR classes.

EMTs increase presence

St. Olaf Emergency Medical Technicians (SOEMTs) celebrated their eighth year on campus during National Collegiate EMT Awareness Week, Nov. 7-11. The group, which formed in 1997, is working to increase its presence on campus through inservices, interest meetings and CPR classes.

Carleton receives apology letter with signatures

Members of the student Senate presented a letter of apology to the Carleton Student Association at the Carleton Senate meeting Monday night. The letter was written in response to the actions of rude Ole fans at the Cereal Bowl on Oct. 8.

Carleton receives apology letter with signatures

Members of the student Senate presented a letter of apology to the Carleton Student Association at the Carleton Senate meeting Monday night. The letter was written in response to the actions of rude Ole fans at the Cereal Bowl on Oct. 8.

Study uses incentives

First years have the opportunity to participate in a new study called the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), designed to gauge personal progress in four specific areas throughout the time spent in college. The assessment, part of a collaboration between Carleton, Macalester, Grinnell and St. Olaf, focuses on effective writing, critical thinking, analytical reasoning and a global outlook. The CLA is funded by grants from the Teagle Foundation and the Lumina Foundation.

Study uses incentives

First years have the opportunity to participate in a new study called the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), designed to gauge personal progress in four specific areas throughout the time spent in college. The assessment, part of a collaboration between Carleton, Macalester, Grinnell and St. Olaf, focuses on effective writing, critical thinking, analytical reasoning and a global outlook. The CLA is funded by grants from the Teagle Foundation and the Lumina Foundation.

Professors offer intellectual meal:

The Student Government Association (SGA) recently started "Take a Prof to Lunch." The program, which was advertised with one poster in Stav Hall, has generated interest and curiosity among the St. Olaf student body.

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