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ISSUE 121 VOL 1 PUBLISHED 9/21/2007


Requirements hinder

Is the requirement demanding that students take two Christian-based religious classes now archaic and unnecessary? Given the interdependence of the world in which we live, I believe that the college’s decision to focus solely on Christianity disservices its students.

President's house goes gray

Some studies show that a good diet and regular exercise can lower the risk of developing clinical depression, but if you don't want to do that, a good preventative measure is to never look directly at the President's house.

Cage coffee disenchants addicts

What is the dynamic incentive that inspires college students to get out of bed every morning, go to class and try to make a difference in the world?

A Word from Our Editors: Fresh start

As the days get shorter and the air gets cooler, the bags under everyone's eyes are beginning to sag.

Editors want your babies

Some Oles find fault with the Mess, declaring it a propagator of only liberal standpoints. Some consider it inferior to their former high school newspapers. With this in mind, I write to propose a challenge to everyone in agreement with the above statements.

Health Services dump Pap tests

Ladies, if in the past you've ever jokingly said that you would rather get a Pap smear than go to that soul-impoverishing 8 a.m. class, you might be interested to know that you can no longer receive such a service at our health center.

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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