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ISSUE 117 VOL 15 PUBLISHED 4/9/2004


Air America

Had the liberal radio network Air America debuted a day later, some might have considered it an April Fool's joke. But it's no joke; starting on March 31 the around-the-clock unashamedly leftist network, led by figurehead Al Franken, claimed a place on the airwaves in a number of U.S. cities.

Controversy follows Cobain, 10 years later

Ten years ago Apr. 9, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was found dead in a room above the garage of his Lake Washington, Wash. home, the victim of an apparent suicide.

Dolfo-Smith addresses sexuality

Monday evening, more than one hundred St. Olaf students and staff members gathered in Boe Chapel to hear speaker Toni Dolfo-Smith, Director of Living Waters Canada, address them in a talk entitled "Personal Need and Divine Love."

A book one won't find 'Elsewhere'

It's hard to talk about race, but, author ZZ Packer confronts race, class, gender -- one might say "the works" -- in her book, "Drinking Coffee Elsewhere." These issues are unavoidable for characters, and Packer ensures that readers contemplate them, too.

Sex on the Hill

Finally, the purpose of this column has been fulfilled: dialogue has been established. Someone has written me a letter that neither passes moral judgments on my attitude toward sex nor makes crass comments. Eureka.

From TV to DVD

Remember waking up at 7 a.m. on Saturday mornings just to watch six straight hours of cartoons? Some loved "G.I. Joe," "Transformers" and "Masters of the Universe." Others couldn't miss an episode of "My Little Pony," "Care Bears" or "Jem."

Doin' It

A passion for the latest music drew Gautham Reddy '04 to work as a DJ for the student-run St. Olaf radio station KSTO. After three years on the job, in 2004, Reddy assumed a greater role in college radio as KSTO's Top 200/alternative director this year.

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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