Another year, another questionable Homecoming theme: "Oles Down Under." Its downright sad to see that Homecoming, which this year also includes the inauguration of President David R. Anderson 74, is centered around a theme which is so brazenly exploitative.
Contrary to popular belief, you just can't win with ethanol. Despite research showing that it is not a great fuel source, and that the environmental impact is not nearly as low as some claim, America's search for a domestic energy source that will curb its craving for crude oil has forced ethanol into the national spotlight. And Minnesota is leading the push for more and more ethanol use.
It was brought to my attention this week that I look grumpy. I dont really try to look grumpy, but apparently, when I walk the halls of Buntrock Commons or scoot from class-to-class, despite my general positive demeanor, I cannot escape my grumpy appearance.
This weekend I was hanging out with my girlfriend on Ole Avenue when a severely inebriated female ran past the house at approximately 9 p.m. After she lost her shoe in midstride and fell at approximately 9:01 p.m., I began thinking about the efficacy of St. Olaf's dry campus policy. Does the policy, as so many students claim, actually encourage binge drinking?
Generally speaking, even the most die-hard feline fancier would probably refuse to pay $3,950 for a cat. However, California-based biotechnology company Allerca, set to market the worlds first hypoallergenic kittens in 2007, believes that cat lovers with allergies will be willing to shell out the big bucks.
Creationism is grasping at straws. With the realization that every day brings another scientific advance that pounds another nail into the idea's proverbial coffin, far-right creationist organizations such as AnswersInGenesis.org have taken to attacking evolutionary theory and evolutionists on any level they can.