Sustainability and development were the hot topics in the Sun Ballroom on Monday night as University of Minnesota professor and McKnight Presidential Fellow Michael Goldman delivered his informative lecture, "The World Bank, Global Poverty, and Bangalore, India."
Last Friday night, over 100 students packed themselves into the Pause not to listen to a blistering rock concert, nor to laugh at a sold-out comedienne's jokes, but instead, to bear witness to an infamous childhood rite of passage: the spelling bee.
While most St. Olaf students were just getting out of bed Saturday morning, a group of students and faculty decided to make their morning a bit more meaningful by attending the Harambee conference in Trollhaugen.
It's election season at St. Olaf, and the Student Government Association (SGA) is buzzing with activity. SGA hosted two forums last week where candidates stated their platforms and the voting community got their questions answered.
"The biggest problems with parking are misconceptions and rumors," said parking coordinator Donna Hunter. As a residential college where pedestrians always have the right of way, St. Olaf simply doesn't have enough space to accommodate every student parking on campus. This often causes many complaints and much frustration.