Some of the more observant students on campus may have noticed an enormous cloud of thick grey smoke rising up from the natural lands this past week. Others may have noticed the stench of burning grass invading the campus. These events were caused by the annual prairie burn.
Last Saturday night, the respected Maia String Quartet made their first appearance at St. Olaf in eight years. Although only a small crowd gathered to commemorate the occasion, the Maia Quartet played with vigor and accepted a well-deserved standing ovation.
On Monday night, around 30 attendees gathered in Studio A for Wet Ink (advertised as Fresh Ink). The informal concert consisted of eight pieces written by students in Composition I, a class taught by Tim Mahr, professor of music and director of the St. Olaf Band.
Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind is a rare theatrical production that gives the audience 30 plays in an about an hour. A perennial favorite on campus, this year's performance maintained the high comedic quotient of past years. The line for Friday's first performance of four stretched past Haugen's exterior door.