When TPC started as wide-eyed and bushy-tailed 15-year-old kids from Hopkins, Minn., they had no idea as to what their fate would be. But now, as maturing 23-year-old men, it has become increasingly clear that they are destined for greatness.
Last Sunday, Minneapolis' First Avenue hosted Brooklyn's weirdest noise-pop outfit, Animal Collective. The venue, which has undergone a renaissance of sorts since it nearly closed last year, was comfortably full for a Sunday evening.
People have been fighting over territory throughout all of recorded history. As sure as Neanderthal gentlemen with unintelligible names fought over the jurisdiction of the largest and driest cave and the American colonies rose up to claim their right to North America, these fights and squabbles are still going on today. One unlikely place where the war of territory is waged daily with ferocity befitting Alexander the Great, is right here on campus: Rolvaag Memorial Library.
In between sessions of the American Conversation and English 222, Associate Professor of English Mary Titus put the finishing touches on her nonfiction work, The Ambivalent Art of Katherine Ann Porter.
You have probably heard it before from your roommate, that girl down the hall, an acquaintance in the Caf: Eating disorders are so much higher at St. Olaf than at other schools. In the spirit of Body Image Week, the Messenger decided to investigate these claims.