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ISSUE 120 VOL 4 PUBLISHED 10/13/2006

Opinions

Rethink campus liquor

St. Olaf College has talked it to death, "it" being our dry campus policy. The same questions come up constantly: Is it outdated? Does it best serve the purpose of the college, or, for that matter, the students?

Nuclear test destabilizes

At approximately 9:36 p.m. central time on Sunday, North Korea conducted an underground test of a device which it claims was a nuclear bomb. Although American and Russian authorities disagreed on the power of the blast and whether or not it was actually a successful test of a nuclear weapon, as President Bush correctly noted on Monday, the very fact that the North claims to possess the bomb is gravely disturbing.

A New Hope?

As my significant other and I walked down the Hill Saturday towards Ole Avenue, venturing to dinner in town, we felt a presence behind us. Turning around, President David Anderson ’74 said hello to us.

Meat costs environment, Caf

While it is no longer the "Year of Sustainability," St. Olaf is still in the process of greening. With the wind turbine and the new science complex completed and underway, it seems time to re-examine our eating habits through an environmental lens.

Gaming change nears

Gamers, business execs and analysts around the world are placing bets and pledging allegiances as the $30 billion video game industry anticipates the debut of the seventh generation consoles.

Letter to the Editor

I am sure that I wasn’t the only one who was annoyed after reading last week’s opinion article [“Homecoming disturbs”] in the Messenger.

Gender gap still divides

When women work, they expect their effort to be valued and appreciated, not taken for granted. Most women assume that they are respected in a company as much as their male coworkers. But what happens when a woman suddenly finds that she is being paid less than her male constituents?

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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