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ISSUE 116 VOL 7 PUBLISHED 11/1/2002

Variety

Students Light Up Despite Hazordous Risks

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Tobacco is responsible for approximately 400,000 deaths a year, which adds up to one-fifth of total deaths in America. If the habit is so deadly, why do so many people choose to partake in it?

Smoking community put out by policy: Others’ quality of life rules superior to smokers’ rights in do

St. Olaf is full of communities. It is a community of faith, a community of higher learning and a community of individuals. Various organizations and groups are each involved in separate communities. In the same way, students who smoke can also be labeled as having their own.

'Talking' about culture

Dialogue and communication are essential elements in running any organization. The new group Talking Circle incorporates these elements into its name.

'Population' muses life's uncertainties

Oftentimes the history of a place seems to be lost with the increasing tide of commercial businesses and new technology.

Foo fighters demise deminished

Rumors of the Foo Fighter’s demise have been greatly exaggerated.

College Cheers and Jeers: Introducing newsworthy clips from Wartburg, Stout

Cheers to The Times of Milwaukee Area Technical College, which reported on an issue pertinent to international students. The college raised awareness of international students coming into the United States to receive an education.

Critic's Corner

Though the audiences of “Jackass: The Movie” are given a similar disclaimer twice during the recently-released film, there are enough crotch-injuries, vomit, and laughs within this low-budget film to ensure that viewers will experience the big-screen stunts as close to firsthand as possible.

Sister Speaks

Dear Sister, As a light-skinned minority, I constantly have to prove myself to others. I am not dark enough to people of color or ‘white’ enough in the eyes of whites. How can I deal with this aspect of my identity? Sincerely, Stuck in the Middle

Remembering Ambrose:

Renowned historical fiction author Dr. Stephen E. Ambrose passed away earlier this month at the age of 66, after a brief battle with lung cancer.

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