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ISSUE 116 VOL 4 PUBLISHED 10/4/2002

Variety

Making It Big: Christianson breaks through with new sound

Making music at St. Olaf is definitely not out of the ordinary. But Paul Christianson ’05 is attempting to rise above campus recognition to see how far his musical talents will take him

Rocking in a Malt-O-Meal town

Throughout their 14 years of creating music, the Limestones have kept the same game plan: make great music and have fun doing it. This year, things have not changed.

Bar Code Blue: Local band with a hometown appeal

Bar Code Blue, a newly formed off-shoot of an older band, The $5000 Club, rocked the Contented Cow in its second concert there Sept. 28.

Hispanica Heritage Month Celebrated Nationwide: Connecting students with their culture

Hispanic Heritage Month is held from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 because many Latin American countries celebrate their independence at this time. William Green, director of Multicultural Affairs and Community Outreach (MACO) said the purpose of these Latin-inspired events is to educate the general student body about the valuable contributions of Hispanics to the American dream.

‘Barbershop’ portrays unique community

The number one movie for two weeks in a row, “Barbershop” is an outstanding comedy based upon a special form of unity in the African-American community. This setting creates the perfect place to implement such a connection between several generations.

Beck comes back

Beck sings in "Loser," his 1994 breakthrough hit, "I’m a loser baby, so why don’t you kill me?" On his newest album, "Sea Change," he might just mean it. Swelling strings, silent sighs, and poisoned moods are pervasive on the most melancholy, and also the best, album of Beck’s illustrious career.

Memorabalia adorns walls of newly established Applebee’s

Good food is not the only thing customers can enjoy when they visit the new Applebee’s Bar and Grill in Dundas.

New plans for planetarium

After 41 years of educating both children and adults, the planetarium has closed its doors. Opened in 1961 as part of the old Central Library, the dome has been a popular place for students from all over Minnesota to visit.

Ventura strengthens ties with Cuba

Gov. Jesse Ventura brought greetings from Minnesota to Cuba’s leader Fidel Castro in the form of the Minnesota state bird. Ventura gave Castro a carved, hand-painted loon with the words "Best Wishes" written on it in Spanish.

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