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ISSUE 121 VOL 8 PUBLISHED 11/16/2007

News

Mohn smoke causes distress

Mohn Hall residents were torn from their activities late Saturday evening when the piercing sound of the fire alarm began ringing in their ears. The source of the smoke later turned out to be a smoke bomb.

Week promotes microfinance to alleviate poverty

From Sunday, Nov. 4 through Saturday, Nov. 10, the International Development Education and Action group hosted theWeek, a seven-day event promoting the economic humanitarian project of microfinancing.

Living options change

Students looking to live off-campus in the future will have to adapt to two new housing regulation changes being instituted by the city of Northfield and St. Olaf College.

Diwali celebrated

A variety of St. Olaf students and faculty celebrated the Indian holiday of Diwali Saturday with food and festivities. The Pause was transformed into an intimate dining hall with students gathered together at long tables, lit by tea light candles and decorated with brightly colored paper.

Asian Con revitalized

The new Asian Conversations program kicked off Wednesday afternoon in Viking Theater, with Stanford professor Karen Wigen leading the way with a lecture about the evolution of maps in Japan.

Africa Weeks expanded

St. Olaf's Karibu club and Diversity Celebrations Committee teamed up this November to sponsor Africa Weeks, a celebration of African culture that ran from Nov. 5 to Nov. 18.

This week in St. Olaf history

This Thanksgiving marks the 108th anniversary of the magnanimous burial of President Thorbjorn Nelson Mohn.

Priest's life shared

History and Asian studies professor Robert Entenmann spoke about the 18th century Chinese Catholic priest Andreas Ly to a packed audience on Tuesday evening in Viking Theatre.

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