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ISSUE 120 VOL 13 PUBLISHED 3/2/2007


Bald is the new black: Men embrace receding hairlines

What do Bruce Willis, Michel Foucault and LL Cool J have in common? Their contributions to society? Their devastating sexiness? Yes, but even more importantly, all three men are bald. Although baldness can be a sensitive subject for some, men across the country are bringing sexy back by taking pride in lacking locks.

Science forums unite public, experts

When I arrived at the Varsity Theater on Feb. 13, I was greeted by a most welcome sight: multigenerational mingling (facilitated by our dear friend alcohol), comfortable chairs and dim, moody lighting.

Styles past, present give winter the boot

When temperatures drop and snow begins to fall, Oles break out their boots. While most students at St. Olaf face few serious snow-related obstacles (after all, three major campus buildings are connected), nothing says warmth and comfort like a good pair of boots.

Sex on the Hill: Behind closed doors

Two weeks ago, I hope I got your attention. But this week, I want to move beyond the closet – but not too far. We're still going to be behind closed doors. However, this isn't about closed bedroom doors, but the doors of an admission interview of a woman applying to Beloit College.

Portland's Thermals detonate in Minneapolis

Fire and heat jokes, ahoy! The Thermals blazed through a blistering set Tuesday at the Triple Rock Social Club.

Oscars satisfy low expectations: DeGeneres shines as host of drawn-out awards show

I can't seem to shake my love of the Academy Awards. I almost universally disagree with the way they work – it is impossible for me to shake the feeling that it is all just one big money-grubbing ploy. But God help me, I can't stop watching, and this year was no different.

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