Maybe it is our need to be something other than normal that makes St. Olaf students cling to rumors. Have you ever heard a student boast that Julia Roberts applied here? Have your friends ever tried to discover if there was once a brewery in Thorson Hill or argued over the true circumstances surrounding the death of the red cap boy?
Somehow, in our society, science fiction tends to always be held in a low regard. Whether it is the future antics of Star Trek or the eccentric world of Star Wars, we seem to find only flashy entertainment and silly imagination.
As the United States faces a time in which the duty of an American is a central issue, many citizens are left wondering what they can do to benefit America in its time of need. Giving blood allows one to help others in a way unlike any other.