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ISSUE 116 VOL 6 PUBLISHED 10/18/2002

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St. Olaf ranks 17th as a top producer of undergraduate study

The most popular majors that St. Olaf offers are within the natural sciences and mathematics. This includes biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, and mathematics.

'Jungle Fever' at the Science Museum

The Science Museum of Minnesota allows one to travel to the fierce past of the dinosaurs as well as up to the present, with its focus on some of the most vital and unique ecosystems in the world. The history of the Vikings and the fossils of native Minnesotans are also resurrected. One can even experience a day in the life of a noisy chimp.

Election 2002 – an overview of gubernatorial candidates

Elections are rapidly approaching, and with all of the ads, attacks and publicity, the real issues are sometimes buried. Before Nov. 5 arrives, it is helpful to know where the four Minnesota gubernatorial candidates stand on both state and national issues such as education, economy, transportation, security, abortion and health care.

Voting Demographics Shift

Dan Hofrenning’s speech, “Something Old, Something New: Election 2002” presentation outlined several circumstances that the 2002-2003 election candidates are currently facing.

Sheik shines ‘Daylight’ on listeners

Singer-songwriters like Duncan Sheik used to be the soft-spoken minority among pop music. Now we live in a world populated by David Grays and John Mayers whose earnest and self-reflective music has catapulted singer-songwriters back to stardom that rivals the early 70s.

Taylors Falls; variety in a small town

Instead of doing traditional fall activities like going on a scenic drive or visiting the apple orchard, try something new this year and head to Taylors Falls, Minn.

American institutions open new doors for international students

For international students, post-graduation plans can be particularly problematic. Not only must they decide what to do, but they are also faced with the decision of whether to return to their home countries or to remain in the United States.

American institutions open new doors for international students

For international students, post-graduation plans can be particularly problematic. Not only must they decide what to do, but they are also faced with the decision of whether to return to their home countries or to remain in the United States.

Critics Corner: “Sweet Home Alabama” reels in audience with sweet romance and comedic script

“Sweet Home Alabama”’s formulaic plot contains very few surprises, however, it is the humorous and witty down-home jokes and Reese Witherspoon’s dazzling performance that make the movie.

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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