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ISSUE 116 VOL 9 PUBLISHED 11/15/2002

Variety

Uncovering details that reveal the essence of family

Preserving our past is important for preserving our future. In understanding the experiences of our ancestors one can better understand how our culture has helped to shape who we are.

Flickerstick creating a ‘catastrophe’

The "rambunctious" rock and roll band Flickerstick will bring their passion for music to the Quest stage on Nov. 14. The performance will kick off their newest live CD Causing A Catastrophe expected to debut on Nov. 26.

Soft market motivates students to consider graduate programs

Due to the constant fluctuation of the job market and increased competition for graduate school admission, making a decision will be tough, yet the number of students who continue their education stays fairly consistent.

Critic's Corner: 8 Mile

“Man, that ‘Leave it to Beaver’ line almost killed me!” said Jimmy Smith, Jr., (rapper Eminem), after he has just faced off in a round of stream-of-consciousness, lyrical dueling aptly called “battle.”

College Cheers and Jeers

A quick look at news from other colleges in the Midwest: University of St. Thomas and Ripon College

Stepping out of shadows

One may not know it from his music, but Jakob Dylan, the lead singer and main writer of the Wallflowers, has been through hell and back.

Hall council rejuvenates student spirits

Hall council is an integral part of the St. Olaf campus residence life. Each hall council attempts to facilitate St. Olaf’s strong sense of community between the students in the halls and the administration. The 10 hall councils on campus already have several programs under way with plans for future events.

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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