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ISSUE 120 VOL 15 PUBLISHED 3/16/2007

Variety

LARPers keep it real

In case you haven't noticed, the St. Olaf campus is home to a growing number of dwarfs, elves, gypsies and goblins, not to mention the occasional zombie.

Warriors of the satirical newscast era: Fox News Channel battles Stewart and Colbert

“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” is now finding itself in the midst of a satirical backfire. The long-running fake news program has exploded in popularity over the past two years, and Fox News is hopping mad about it.

Director brings theatre company to unexpected venues

When one thinks of theater, the Guthrie, London's West End or St. Olaf's own Kelsey Theatre come to mind. Michelle Hensley, however, believes that theater can appeal to a much wider audience, an audience not likely to be seen in the lobby of a high-end theater house.

Sex on the Hill: She wasn't immoral

I remember stopping in my tracks at the billboard screaming Sunday’s sermon: “SHE WASN'T IMMORAL!! Find the truth at the 10:45 sermon with Pastor Billy Bob.”

Arcade Fire spread word with 'Neon Bible'

In case you didn’t know, Montreal's Arcade Fire released another album, Neon Bible, last week. Weighty publications like The New York Times, The Guardian and The New Yorker all ran features on the band, while the New Music Express (NME) – a publication not exactly known for its subtlety – called the new album “era-defining.”

Globetrotters stay connected with service

At a college that boasts an education grounded in faith and a global perspective, many students take part in abroad programs that involve service in some way.

St. Olaf Choir jams for Jordans

On Feb. 7, 2007, Nike released an ad for the latest incarnation of its ever popular Air Jordan shoe – the XXII. The shoe itself is what one might expect from a basketball shoe.

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