You see them everywhere: at lunch in the Caf, while walking to your 9 a.m. class every Monday, while working out at your normal workout time at Tostrud, or in your Tuesday/Thursday history class. They are enigmatic maybe you have never spoken to them, maybe you have only asked to borrow a pencil.
With every fall season come changes in the leaves, changes in the temperature and changes in the television schedule. As each brilliantly colored leaf hangs on as long as possible, each new television series is simply doing its best not to get blown off its primetime perch.
Midterms may be over, but one thing is certain: Oles are still stressed. While stress is not solely a St. Olaf phenomenon, it feels heightened at a place where many students juggle multiple majors, a handful of extracurricular activities heaven forbid you're in just one and sometimes extra research, political campaigning or an internship just for good measure.
As your sex columnist for a good while now, I've been pretty proud of myself for avoiding the requisite there's no dating scene at St. Olaf article. Previous columnists have explored this widely accepted idea often and thoroughly.
Short Fictions and Wonder is the tagline on the cover of Neil Gaiman's Fragile Things, and that is precisely what it delivers. Fragile Things is a collection of short stories, poems and some altogether unclassifiable works of prose. But as stated, it is full of wonders.