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ISSUE 121 VOL 4 PUBLISHED 10/12/2007

News

Al Franken speaks frankly

As part of his week-long Minnesota college tour, satirist and DFL Senate hopeful Al Franken spoke to a packed lecture hall in St. Olaf'’s Science Center Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Felon relates life experiences

Former lawyer and ’'85 St. Olaf alum Stephen Rondestvedt, who during his practice swindled almost $1 million out of his clients, said major criminal activity can start with small violations.

Regents evaluate land use options

Amidst highly debated opinion about appropriate usage of St. Olaf land, the Board of Regents met to discuss the issue. The Oct. 4-5 Board meeting addressed the myriad of issues facing St. Olaf College, including the future of the extensive “non-core” land owned by the college.

Interfaith fast fosters peace

Candles flickered outside Boe Chapel Monday night as students of various faiths held a peace vigil to end the War in Iraq.

Nature educates, nurtures

There is a program growing at Open Door Nursery School (ODNS), a non-profit day care center housed at St. John’s Church in Northfield, and St. Olaf is helping to cultivate it.

This Week in St. Olaf History

Over three years after its cornerstone was laid, Rolvaag Memorial Library finally received its name and dedication.

Memorial adds chime

The St. Olaf Memorial Tower, a familiar monument on campus, will soon add a new wind chime. The tower memorializes students who have died while at St. Olaf.

Coming Out Week welcomes diversity

This week, GLBTQA (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied) communities across the nation will celebrate Coming Out Week. St. Olaf students will join in the festivities.

Mess Poll
How do you feel about the recent news of a tuition increase?
This is news to me.
I am a senior. Thank god.
I'd feel better about it if a more adequate explanation was provided.
It's routine and expected. What gives?
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