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ISSUE 121 VOL 1 PUBLISHED 9/21/2007


Semester theme sparks debate

This year's Convocation marked not only the beginning of an academic year, but also the beginning of a new campus theme, "Liberal Arts in Times of War."

Science Center construction nears completion

The new Science Center began its three-story ascent over the summer. By the end of October, the building will be shrouded in limestone to match most other academic buildings on campus.

STOGROW expands

St. Olaf's farm is busy with harvest season this time of year. STOGROW, The St. Olaf Garden Research and Organic Works, is the local organic farm on campus. The farm is completely student-run.

Basil's Pizza reopens after family death

Basil's Pizza reopened Wednesday, Sept. 12, after being closed for nearly one week following the unexpected death of 32-year-old Ioannis "John" Pitsavas, owner and operator of the pizzeria.

IIT changes web

St. Olaf saw a number of changes to the campus network over the summer.

Residence life, public safety tighten security

Returning students this year have most likely noticed a few changes in Residence Hall policies this semester.

Week One spurs mixed reactions

A St. Olaf tradition for well over thirty years, Week One allows new students to register for classes, become familiar with the campus, and get to know each other before upperclassmen arrive at the beginning of the school year.

This week in St. Olaf history

On the southeast side of campus eighty-four years ago stood Hoyme Chapel—, a red brick building that took the shape of a Latin cross. Hoyme Chapel faced Old Main and poised as a symbol for religious education after the United Church re-adopted St. Olaf College in 1899.

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