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ISSUE 121 VOL 11 PUBLISHED 2/22/2008


Hillary vulnerable to discimination

I was asked by the Manitou Messenger to write an editorial about the concepts of gender and race. Not just gender and race, mind you, although those subjects alone are enough to be considered controversial topics of discussion in today's increasingly politically correct climate.

Alcohol defeats activism

Last Saturday marked the annual ceremony of glee and legal drunken debauchery: the 100 Day March. As I joined my fellow senior classmates marching down St. Olaf Avenue in a state of stupor and excitement, I couldnt help but think back to the days when people actually marched for legitimate causes - legitimate causes other than drinking alcohol, that is.

Buses provide sanctuary

In a move to prevent the sexual harassment common in its public transportation system, Mexico City has introduced gender-segregated buses.

A Word from Our Editors: Vandalism troubles

The behavior of Ytterboe residents over the past two weekends has raised troubling questions about how much "respect" and "responsibility" Ytterboe residents really deserve.

Legion unveils hypocrisy

Since 1874, the St. Olaf College campus has been a strict alcohol-free zone. While organizations like the Student Activities Committee (SAC) work hard to ensure there are entertaining events on campus nearly every weekend, many students yearn to mix and mingle freely in the presence of alcohol.

Power outage jeopardizes Palestinian state sovereignty

In January, whether you were sunning yourself on the beaches of Martinique or jabbing your way through hordes of tourists to see the Mona Lisa at the Louvre, the Gaza Strip hiccupped and once again directed the world's attention to the Middle East.

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