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ISSUE 121 VOL 14 PUBLISHED 3/14/2008

Opinions

Obama recognizes gay rights

Days before the the Texas and Ohio primary were to be held, Obama released an "Open Letter to Gay Americans" detailing his positions on gay rights and explaining why gays (and those who support them) should vote for him.

A Word from Our Editors: Tuition woes

Last Thursday, you received some mail. At this point, it's predictable -- a letter indicating a tuition increase for the 2008-2009 school year. Many were and continue to be upset with yet another increase of the cost of a higher education.

Food queues frustrate

Have you ever found yourself stuck in the ever-winding Caf line and felt a strange feeling of agitation threatening to boil over into a violent rage?

Engagements prompt graduation anxiety

We've all seen the signs. Second semester is well under way, the Minnesota breezes are slightly less than arctic and the sunlight now lingers well past 4:00 p.m.

Rise in tuition deserves more scrutiny

After a surprisingly relaxing day of classes, I found a slip from the college in my p.o. box. I was initially assuaged by the "Dear St. Olaf Students," as it portended that I wasn't being reprimanded for some personally forgotten offense.

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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