On Sunday, April 29, members of the St. Olaf community gathered in the Flaten Art Museum for the unveiling of the final senior art exhibition, "Caught in the Act." The show featured the work of those senior art majors who did not participate in the first exhibition two weeks ago.
Author Phillip Lopate's reading on April 26 in Rolvaag 525 was a direct contrast to the success formula that usually equates into a packed house full of eager Oles, eschewing homework and projects to be in the presence of greatness for a brief period of time. Lopate was in residency as a guest of the Boldt Chair and the English Department.
Looking back over my time here at the Manitou Messenger, I have come to realize that I write a lot of Jayber Crow reviews. This could possibly be because Jayber Crow is, completely objectively, currently the best folk band in Minnesota, and I just love to sing their praises.