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ISSUE 121 VOL 6 PUBLISHED 11/2/2007

News

Olson's life remembered

Katherine Ann Olson '06 affected many communities in her 24 years of life.

Leming discusses Thailand and Buddhism

St. Olaf professor of sociology Mike Leming shared his experiences traveling with young Buddhist monks in Thailand on Thursday.

Concert budget weighed

Due to the approximately $40,000 price tag on St. Olaf’s annual fall concert in Skoglund, hall senators and Pause coordinators are currently re-evaluating concert logistics.

Sada touts U.S. policy

Gen. Georges Sada, a man who served as one of the highest generals to Saddam Hussein and saved 40 coalition prisoners of war from execution during the Gulf War, took the Boe Chapel podium to loud applause.

Alumnae authors present

Award-winning authors P.J. Lambrecht '63 and Traci Lambrecht '89, known for their Monkeewrench thriller series, said the inspiration for their popular books came from three places: a love of reading thriller novels, the need for a marketable book and the computer game Solitaire.

$6,500 allocated by SGA

St. Olaf's Student Government Association has earmarked $6,500 to support students attending off-campus conferences.

This Week in St. Olaf History

Founders Day: a commemorative date on which students, alumni, faculty and emeriti alike celebrate the signing of the Articles of Incorporation on Nov. 6, 1874.

Vigil encourages awareness

Members of the Northfield community gathered in candlelight last Thursday evening to remember victims of suicide and those who have or are currently struggling with mental illness.

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