The student weekly of St. Olaf | Monday, September 1, 2014 | Subscribe
ISSUE 121 VOL 13 PUBLISHED 3/7/2008

Opinions

Raúl recommences repression

As president, Raúl Castro will not change the Cuban system of government. Rather, he will do everything he can to ensure it will not change.

Nader advances enterprising alternative

Ralph Nader recently announced that he is throwing his hat into the presidential ring. Democrats are no doubt experiencing deja-vu, as many haven't internalized the infamous 2000 presidential "selection," claiming his candidacy stole valuable votes away from the democratic candidate Al Gore.

A Word from Our Editors: Public service, debt and loan forgiveness

Way back in September 2007, Congress passed the College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA).

A Word from Our Editors: Public service, debt and loan forgiveness

Way back in September 2007, Congress passed the College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA).

Distorted dreams

On Feb. 17, The New York Times printed an article praising student inspiration. Apparently, high school teachers have been emphasizing the journey of the American Dream through teaching "The Great Gatsby." Students "see in 'Gatsby' glimmers of their own evolving identities and dreams," said one teacher.

Regents deserve honor, thanks

You may have heard that the Board of Regents recently approved the name of the new Science Center. It will be called the "Regents' Hall of Natural and Mathematical Sciences." Consequently, many have interpreted this move by the Board to be self-serving. This is not the case.

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?
View Results
Page Load: 15 milliseconds