Nearly two years after St. Olaf students witnessed and participated in Ann Coulters political mudslinging we prepare for another fringe speaker sponsored by SGAs Political Awareness Committee. The fiery and provocative political commentator Michelle Malkin is likely to revive the emotional and unhealthy debate that inflicted campus during and after Coulters speech.
You know that the state of politics is in a bad place when Van Halen and presidential candidates have similar summer ambitions: tour the country, make as much money as possible and try to score a few extra-marital affairs.
My friends have started being rejected from jobs they forgot they had applied to. I have only heard back from two of the 20-plus jobs to which I have applied. The nearer we come to the end of senior year, the more desperate we all become.
The last year and a half at St. Olaf College have been a love-hate relationship for me. Every time I feel this institution growing on me, the school quickly reminds me of its low self-esteem, its need to push an image.