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ISSUE 118 VOL 3 PUBLISHED 10/1/2004

Opinions

Sudan situation dire

Politicians on both sides of the aisle in Congress have suggested that the United States should have known that the Iraqi liberation effort would go sour, citing the Vietnam conflict as proof of the inevitable failure of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Outfoxed, A balanced debate: Movie provides selective evidence

Outfoxed, a $300,000 project funded by Moveon.org, a left-wing organization which once implied an analogy between President Bush and Hitler, was shown in Viking Theater this past week.

Back to Basics

Our books have highlighting on the pages and notes in the margins. Our calendars are rapidly filling up and our blindingly-white back-to-school shoes have been sporting a few scuff marks lately. That first round of group projects, tests and papers are hitting us hard because weve reached the inevitable: the quarter-semester slump.

Outfoxed, A balanced debate: Networks unfairness exposed in new film

The past few years have been an incredible time for documentaries. One of the more controversial documentaries released, Outfoxed: Rupert Murdochs War on Journalism, was recently screened in Viking Theater.

Ban expires, but worries still persist

While St. Olaf still bans guns on these premises, students shouldnt shed too many tears over the schools supposed denial of our Second Amendment rights. Thats right; the assault weapon ban is over.

Register right now: Voting essential civic responsibility

Anyone who believes that his or her vote does not matter is sorely mistaken. The 2000 U.S. presidential election resulted in a popular vote difference measured in thousands. The election was so close, that the loser of the popular vote won the presidency.

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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