The class of 2003 continued the "0-Year Reunion" tradition. Jayme Andrews 03 and Lindsey Nodgaard 03 planned a get-together Friday night at Williams Pub and Peanut Bar in Minneapolis. Saturday night, the class of 03 gathered at the Rueb Pool Room in Northfield.
The class of 1998 met at OGaras Shamrock Room and Brew Pub for their five-year reunion Friday night. Saturday afternoon, they met for a party in the Pause, which was under construction while they were students. On their website, the 98 Reunion Planning Committee said, "The Pause was in many locations during our four years at St. Olaf, and we put up with a lot of construction and hassle. Heres our chance to finally use the new Pause." The planning committee included Jean Edhlund 98, Dave Halvorson 98 and Heather (Wandberg) Thomson 98.
The Class of 1993 celebrated their 10-year reunion Friday night at The Vintage in St. Paul. Over 120 graduates registered to come celebrate. The Reunion Committee said, "The idea behind this reunionthe setting, the timing, and the locationis all about coming as you are and enjoying a relaxing evening with the people who meant so much to us from 1989 to 1999. Its about reconnecting with old friends, meeting new ones, and, for some of us, introducing spouses and partners to our St. Olaf classmates."
On Friday night, graduates from the class of 1988 met at the Golden Valley Country Club in Golden Valley. About 70 alumni registered to come for hors doeuvres, a cash bar, and "fun background music." The 88 reunion planning committee included Kari Berge Kilbride, Rob Silas, Cory Larsen, Tracy Adams, Kris Sprenger Anderson, Eric Engwall and Carol Roe Steiger.
The class of 1983 met at the Embassy Suites in Blooming-ton for an Italian dinner on Friday night, with 65 alumni registered to come to the dinner. The Reunion Planning Committee said in the invitation, "Can you believe it? Its been 20 years since we received our diplomas. Now its time to come back to campus, share our memories, and create new ones."
When Saturday rolled around, alumni from all graduating years gathered at the Homecoming Football Game against St. Johns to cheer on the Oles.