Tucked into the heart of the Minnesota River Valley, New Ulm spreads out over a small swath of flat prairie land. A sprinkling of sensible single family homes cluster around the outside of the city center, while a smattering of Midwestern manufacturing staples like 3M, Kraft Foods and Caterpillar are scattered throughout the new outcrop of suburban developments that have popped up over the past decade.
If you thought the only thriving species at St. Olaf were squirrels and music majors, you had better think again. St. Olaf's natural lands are home to an eclectic assortment of critters large and small, and all it takes is a little sleuthing to find them or at least evidence of them.
The question of Harrys survival, discussed in last weeks issue, is just one of the fascinating questions facing Harry Potter fans as they look forward to the July release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Another important question is the location of Snapes loyalties.
The iPhone holds over two billion songs that's billion with a B, said Steve Jobs-impersonator Fred Armisen on a recent episode of Saturday Night Live. According to the show, other notable features of this revolutionizing communication device include the ability to store over 150 kabillion contacts, a flashlight, a Starbucks and, most importantly, an iGenie (which will grant you three iWishes when you rub it).
According to popular myth, a certain magazine of questionable character once declared that St. Olaf College co-eds were among the most attractive in the nation. Unfortunately, St. Olaf is not only known for its good-looking student body, but also for the rigorous academic schedule that keeps said-beautiful students stranded on the Hill, their hair becoming increasingly shaggy with every weekend spent studying instead of visiting one of the numerous hair salons downtown.