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ISSUE 121 VOL 11 PUBLISHED 2/22/2008


The Revolution Will Be Digitized

Without a doubt, this year is a presidential election year. Like most election cycles, this one has been marked by the usual hubbub of activity  debates, ads, annoying phone calls that ruin dinner, and, of course, more debates. I

Gamers customize consoles

The blue glow emitting from a video game junkie's room can sometimes mask a secret -- the use of console modifications.

Seasons bounce back after writers' strike

In recent months the entertainment industry has been troubled by news of the unfolding writers' strike. Touched off on Nov. 5, 2007 and just settled on Jan.12, 2008, the strike effectively shut down many talk shows and TV programs and forced film studios to rush through or postpone their feature film projects.

Southgate surprises

St. Olaf students have really only had a choice between two movie theaters: the soulless, commercial movie factory in Lakeville or its plucky competitor, the resolutely retro Southgate Cinema.

Staying sexy in February

As I pulled on my mittens and braced myself for the Arctic cold on my way to class this morning, I could not help but chuckle at the bundles of fluff joining me on my arctic journey to class.

New 'Beef' Restaurant Bites

Yes. The food is as disgusting as the name. Beef OBradys, a recently opened family sports pub, is an unwelcome addition to Northfields dining scene. With its origins in Florida, Beef OBradys has supposedly spread to more than one hundred locations in the U.S. But why anyone would want to infest Minnesota with this casual dining mess is lost on me.

Mess Poll
How do you feel about the recent news of a tuition increase?
This is news to me.
I am a senior. Thank god.
I'd feel better about it if a more adequate explanation was provided.
It's routine and expected. What gives?
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