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ISSUE 118 VOL 7 PUBLISHED 11/5/2004

Opinions

Election fever subsides

Do you remember the good old days before the election, when our small college town could count on a near-constant buzz of political excitement?

DiCaprio wows, but speech lacks substance

Leonardo DiCaprio has come to St. Olaf. While dwelling on the movie stars visit, I cant help but conclude that his stay was both contemptible and refreshing.

International lives

Some of them feel homesick, lonely or confused. Others are somewhat comfortable, perhaps just happy to be in a new environment. But all of them have something in common  they are all fish out of water.

Ringtones list reeks of absurdity

We are a nation obsessed with competition. A few days after one neighbor mows his lawn, everyone else on the block proceeds to do the same. This desire for competition - the drive to be "better than the next guy," manifests itself in a number of ways.

One-time decisions

Indecisiveness is in the air this season, and not only when it comes to picking political leaders. Here at St. Olaf our own student government representatives cant make up their minds. After having debated, discussed and argued amongst themselves for over a month,

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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