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ISSUE 121 VOL 18 PUBLISHED 4/25/2008

News

Entrepreneurship thrives

The sixth annual Entrepreneurship Week, or E-week, was held from April 15-19. This year, events focused on the power of entrepreneurs to bring about social change within their local communities.

Politics in education touted

A part of the semester long theme, 'Civic Engagement and the Liberal Arts' under the Provost's Global Citizenship Theme Year, speaker Elizabeth Beaumont discussed education and democracy on Tuesday April 22.

Sessions discuss women in Islam

This past weekend, students of the St. Olaf Muslim Student Association and Multicultural Awareness and Community Outreach held the Islam and Women Conference.

HIV tests provided

Last week the Gender and Sexuality Center was determined to spread condoms -- flavored, studded, colored or endowed with numbing gel for prolonged pleasure -- along with awareness about HIV infection to a broad sector of the student body.

Service fosters connection

The St. Olaf spirit of service extended into communities all over the country Saturday, as over 200 alums and current students in the Minneapolis area alone participated in the third annual National Day of Service.

Censorship addressed

In defense of academic free speech, Katherine Kersten and Roger Magnuson joined the College Republicans and interested students Thursday night for their talk entitled "Educational Free Speech" while enjoying root-beer floats.

Faculty assesses awareness

"When students leave St. Olaf, do they really have the knowledge, skills, abilities, and commitments that we say they do?" As the last month of school winds down, seniors may be recently asking these questions of themselves.

This week in St. Olaf history

Epitomizing "ideals to action," former President Chris Thomforde became the tenth president of St. Olaf College.

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