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ISSUE 120 VOL 10 PUBLISHED 12/6/2006

Opinions

Science Complex inspires

It seemed as if the sky clouded over especially for the Science Complex groundbreaking, and by the time all was finished my fingers felt half-frozen, despite my gloves, from taking notes. But on the other hand, as cold as we all felt and as long as the groundbreaking ceremony seemed, it was really quite short compared with the 15 years St. Olaf has spent talking about a new Science Complex.

Cold War kills another

It sounds like a subplot of "Casino Royale:" Former Russian spy and KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, living as an exile in London, is poisoned with the rare and lethal radioactive isotope polonium 210 (British officials traced the element to a Russian nuclear power plant).

Sexual assault degrades

I grew up Midwestern. I was taught to hold doors for people, respect their property and not cut them off on the highway. I was also taught that sexual assault is never acceptable.

Tampons trouble in Buntrock

This past Friday evening, as I was wrestling my way through Norwegian sweater-clad grandparents acting like they owned the place, trying desperately to get my meal and enjoy it in peace, something life-altering happened: My period started. Okay, well, it wasn’t life-altering, but it certainly altered my immediate life priorities.

Ugly Christmas sweaters

This past weekend I went to an “ugly Christmas sweater” party. I should preface this by saying that I love theme parties.

Letter to the editor

I just made the mistake of spending my lunch break at work looking at the Manitou Messenger online.

Racist rant disturbs, insults

Michael Richards, who formerly played Kramer on “Seinfeld,” recently lost control when several audience members heckled him during a stand-up routine at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles.

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