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ISSUE 120 VOL 16 PUBLISHED 3/23/2007

News

Iraq war protestors speak out

On the evening of March 20, 2003, the United States began to bomb Baghdad. Four years later, St. Olaf’s student-run Peace and Justice Organization commemorated the opening attack by launching Peace Week, hoping to raise awareness of the ongoing violence in Iraq and simultaneously promote non-violence, promote peaceful foreign policy solutions and encourage student agitation for peace.

Milano sparks racial debate

Journalist Phillip Milano spoke to a packed Lion’s Pause Wednesday night, delivering a program called “I Can’t Believe You Asked That!” sponsored by the Diversity Celebration Committee (DCC) and Student Government Association (SGA).

Milano sparks racial debate

Journalist Phillip Milano spoke to a packed Lion’s Pause Wednesday night, delivering a program called “I Can’t Believe You Asked That!” sponsored by the Diversity Celebration Committee (DCC) and Student Government Association (SGA).

Iraq war protestors speak out

On the evening of March 20, 2003, the United States began to bomb Baghdad. Four years later, St. Olaf’s student-run Peace and Justice Organization commemorated the opening attack by launching Peace Week, hoping to raise awareness of the ongoing violence in Iraq and simultaneously promote non-violence, promote peaceful foreign policy solutions and encourage student agitation for peace.

Pause surveys

Between Feb. 24 and March 2, St. Olaf students were invited to participate in a survey conducted by the Pause about what kind of music they like and what kind of music they hoped to see at the Pause-sponsored events. Approximately 1,150 students participated in the online survey.

Off-campus housing numbers increase

As spring begins on the Hill, one of the issues at the forefront of students’ minds is next year’s living situation. Many juniors, and perhaps some sophomores, have been making off-campus living arrangements.

Gladiatoral games uncovered

On Sunday, March 18, students, faculty and community members filled Viking Theatre to hear Professor Garret Fagan of Penn State University discuss “The Lure of the Roman Arena: Comparative and Psychological Perspectives.”

Honor council reviews cases

As every student who has ever signed a blue booklet or exam knows, St. Olaf academics are built around the honor system. What most students do not know, however, is just how St. Olaf maintains the integrity of the honor system.

Buddies build bonds

Project Friendship matches St. Olaf students with elementary and middle school children in Northfield to develop a mutually beneficial relationship that helps the child cope with challenges.

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