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ISSUE 121 VOL 9 PUBLISHED 11/30/2007

News

Rhodes honors seniors' success

St. Olaf seniors Nicole Novak and Ishanaa Rambachan learned on Saturday, Nov. 17 that they had been chosen as two of 32 undergraduate students in the nation to receive scholarships from the Rhodes Trust, making them St. Olaf's eighth and ninth Rhodes Scholars since the foundation of the program in 1904.

Lecture links economics, climate

On Monday, Nov. 26, the St. Olaf Economics Department held the latest installment of its Economic Research Lecture Series with an address titled "Using Economics to Cut Greenhouse Gases."

Leaders convene

Tyler Hauger '08, St. Olaf's student body president was among the many student presidents who attended the Minnesota Association of Private Colleges Students (MAPCS) who met to discuss a wide range of issues facing small liberal arts colleges today.

Professors, guests give thanks

At St. Olaf, Thanksgiving is widely considered a time to visit with family and take a break from college life, though each year a few students remain on campus.

Panel addresses diversity

In light of extensive press coverage on the diverse candidates in this year's Democratic and Republican primaries, students, faculty and staff attended a professor panel on diversity in politics and elections.

This week in St. Olaf history

Dec. 17, 1912 marked the first Christmas concert on Manitou, introducing the newly founded St. Olaf Choir and a brief sermon in light of the Christmas season.

Activists hit the road

The weekend before Thanksgiving break, Oles traveled to Fort Benning, GA to participate in the School of the Americas protest. SOA is a military training camp for Latin American Soldiers, and its graduates have been directly linked to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Latin American civilians.

'Partners' provides

Maybe you have noticed the renovations to Boe Chapel or logged on to one of the new computers in your residence hall.

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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