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ISSUE 121 VOL 2 PUBLISHED 9/28/2007

News

'Green bikes' debut

Students in the Cooperative Justice house (Felland House) are in the process of launching a Green Bikes program on campus, which will provide community-use bicycles for all students' use.

Gender luncheon fosters community with cooperation

"Our Whole Lives," the second annual gender and sexuality welcome luncheon, took place during community time on Thursday, Sept. 20. The luncheon intended to bring together students, faculty, staff and allies of St. Olaf's GLBTQA (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Allies) community.

Volunteer corps visit

This week St. Olaf hosted recruiters from the Peace Corps, Teach for America and the Lutheran Volunteer Corps. These groups tabled outside Stav Hall and held information sessions in Buntrock Commons for students interested in volunteering.

Latino Heritage Month celebrates, educates

From mid-September through the first week in October, St. Olaf annually celebrates Latino Heritage Month (LHM).

Peace vigil held in square

The Northfield community celebrated the United Nations International Day of Peace with a weekend vigil starting on Sept. 21. The vigil and celebration are part of a worldwide annual effort established in 1981.

Constitution Day questions limits

In celebration of Constitution Day, a student panel debated "Constitutional Limits in Times of War" last Monday. Fifty members of the St. Olaf community observed a modern expression of liberty exactly 220 years after 39 men signed the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787.

'Eat Local' campaign educates

Bon Appetit, St. Olaf's food provider, has long been known for its environmental awareness, but last Tuesday it made special efforts to promote its locally grown menu items.

This Week in St. Olaf History

Led by events in athletics, music and the arts, Homecoming Weekend has taken place annually for nearly all of St. Olaf history.

PAC speaker Marty discusses healthcare

To kick off their line-up of speakers and events, St. Olaf's Political Awareness Committee (PAC) hosted a dinner with State Senator John Marty.

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