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ISSUE 121 VOL 7 PUBLISHED 11/9/2007

News

Hmong celebration renews

Saturday's Hmong New Year celebration offered participants and attendees a chance for spiritual renewal alongside education about Hmong culture.

Scholar elucidates existentialism

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the St. Olaf College Hong Kierkegaard Library hosted its second annual Julia Watkin Memorial lecture in the Trollhaugen dining room.

Platform nuances clarified

On Tuesday evening in Buntrock Crossroads, one year to the day before the 2008 general elections, the Political Action Fair drew hundreds of students to speak to representatives from 10 political campaigns and a variety of political organizations.

Human rights advocated

Environmentalist and human rights activist Winona LaDuke explained that her vision for constructing world peace lies in re-localizing the economy by promoting sustainable food and energy lifestyles.

Life of former student Kosevich honored

Friends and family members mourn the death of St. Olaf student Tim Kosevich.

Buntrock Commons acclaimed

Not only is Nov. 6 remembered by Oles as Founder's Day, but it marks the anniversary of an important current member of the St. Olaf community: Buntrock Commons.

This week in St. Olaf history

Armistice Day, on Nov. 11, 1918, filled the country with joy, marking the end of the U.S. involvement in WWI, until the next day when the flu hit St. Olaf.

Familial ties valued

Mothers joined their sons in Buntrock's Gold Ballroom on both Saturday and Sunday to share a meal and fellowship at St. Olaf's annual mother-son dinners.

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