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ISSUE 119 VOL 5 PUBLISHED 10/14/2005


From Istanbul to Ytterboe

Water pipes are gaining popularity in the St. Olaf culture this year. The water pipe, more commonly referred to as a hookah in the United States and shisha (shee-sha) or nargile in Eastern countries, has become an increasingly recognizable centerpiece in dorm rooms across campus.

Sex on the Hill: It's not easy being gay

As Coming Out Week wraps up, students should take the time to consider what it's like to be gay at St. Olaf.

Gray abandons signature intimacy

The feeling I get from David Gray’s recently released seventh album, Life in Slow Motion, is that life does indeed move in slow motion, or at least my life does as I listen to the album.

Asian beetles invade campus: Learn techniques to combat bug infestation

When I think of scary Asian things, it is not thoughts of deadly diseases or insane dictators that keep me awake at night. I’m simply afraid to close my eyes for fear that I will wake up at daybreak covered in a blanket of Asian beetles.

New play buildings on 'Vagina Monologues'

Award-winning author of “The Vagina Monologues” Eve Ensler has done it again. The playwright, performer and activist presented a one-woman show titled “The Good Body” at the Ordway Center in St. Paul this week.

Longboarders carve up campus

In the 21st century, there are endless ways in which students choose to get around, on and off campus. We have scooters, we have bicycles, we have those scarce few with the luxury of a car, we have fast legs, lazy legs and Northfield taxis.

'Violence' begs for contemplation

In today’s cinematic world full of summer-blockbuster drivel and beat-you-over-the-head messages, it is a treat to be treated like an intelligent, thinking human being at the theater. David Cronenberg’s "A History of Violence" is just such a rare movie.

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