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ISSUE 121 VOL 5 PUBLISHED 10/26/2007


Pay attention or get medicated

I am writing to question America’s influence on the undeniable rise in ADD and AD/HD diagnoses over the past twenty-five years.

United Kingdom misinterprets cellulite problem

The British Parliament was presented with startling figures this past Thursday in a report announcing that one in five adults in England are obese. The report'’s statistics raise many questions.

Fireside breeds community

After bunking up in Rolvaag and Buntrock for 24 consecutive months, I still can’t make up my mind. Fireside: a communal haven or bowel producing anxiety catalyst?

Watson touts racism

Well, this is embarrassing. James Watson, who back in 1953 co-discovered the structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) with fellow scientist Harold Crick, opened his mouth and stuffed his foot right in.

Genocide sidetracks

This past week, the U.S. Congress spent many hours debating what may appear as a far-removed issue: the injustices the Ottoman Empire committed against Armenians between 1915 and 1919 that included mass murder and the displacement of almost 1.5 million ethnic Armenians.

A Word from Our Editors: Moving Forward

Nearly three full years after the sale of WCAL, St. Olaf College is still embroiled in controversy over its decision to sell the highly valued radio station to Minnesota Public Radio (MPR).

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