St. Olaf College is often praised as an institution of higher learning that stresses academic rigor and excellence. However, St. Olaf's year-long spree of scholarship-winning students has yet to close.
Dazzling evening gowns and finely dressed gentlemen at dominated Skoglund Athletic Center on Saturday, April 12. Starting at 9 p.m. St. Olaf's annual President's Ball was open to all alumni, students, faculty and staff willing to take a shot at ballroom dancing.
Ulaanbaater is the capitol of which Asian country? What Asian city is the planet's largest feature film producer? These were among the many questions that were a part of the 2008 Rice Bowl Trivia Contest hosted as part of this year's Asia Weeks celebration.
The spring theme of civic engagement was brought to life Wednesday as the Student Government Association sponsored the St. Olaf Day at the Capitol. Students from St. Olaf and other private colleges gathered outside the state capitol to lobby for continuing the Minnesota state grant program for financial aid.
Next week, St. Olaf will hold a series of events in celebration of Earth Day and the promotion of sustainability on campus. Earth Week, a celebration put on by the St. Olaf Environmental Coalition, will have a series of events both on campus, at Carleton and in Northfield.
While many St. Olaf students focused on homework or a leisurely lunch last Sunday afternoon, members of the Reaching Our Goals (ROG) program nurtured relationships with Northfield's Latino adolescents at the Jesse James bowling lanes.
Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric illnesses affecting children and are frequently misinterpreted as behavior problems. This past Thursday and Friday, April 10 -- 11, St. Olaf hosted a psychological conference titled, "Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents."