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Depression ‘confessions’ spur concern: Disturbing Facebook trend raises red flags

Depression ‘confessions’ spur concern: Disturbing Facebook trend raises red flags

Ashley Belisle , Executive Editor
October 24, 2014 • 107 views
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St. Olaf Confessions has struck again. And with Suicide Prevention Week coming up – Oct. 25 through 31 – campus groups are working to raise awareness about depression and mental health, as well as resources for those who may benefit from them. For those unfamiliar with Confessions, here is a brief... Read more »

Foreign policy expert shares with Carleton

Amy Mihelich, A&E Editor
October 22, 2014 • 142 views
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Traversing down the Hill and across the Cannon River can be a daunting journey, but on Monday, Sept. 29, a controversial speaker enticed several St. Olaf students to wander over to the Carleton campus. Carleton and St. Olaf students and faculty gathered in Carleton’s Weitz Center for... Read more »

Campus initiative combats sexual assault

Campus initiative combats sexual assault

Rebecca Carcaterra, News Editor
October 20, 2014 • 166 views
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A new student movement swept campus this fall, bringing with it a flurry of changed Facebook profile pictures and a new campus-wide attitude of responsibility. The “It’s On Us” campaign was introduced this year by the Student Government Association (SGA), in partnership... Read more »

Homecoming week unites Oles past and present

Homecoming week unites Oles past and present

October 18, 2014 • 141 views
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The St. Olaf football team faced off against St. Thomas at the 2014 homecoming game. The team fought valiantly but was ultimately defeated by the Tommies 69-7, eking out a single touchdown at the end of the game. The game was... Read more »

Ben Pelegano ’15 crowned King of the Hill

Ben Pelegano ’15 crowned King of the Hill

Audrey Walker, Contributing Writer
October 17, 2014 • 204 views
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  “So I was reading the Bible, but it’s incomplete. I’m on the book of Numbers, but yours isn’t there,” said Ryan Slaughter ’17. The crowd in the Pause simultaneously groaned and applauded the pick-up line as the annual... Read more »

NCCLA conference celebrates Latin America

October 7, 2014 • 400 views
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St. Olaf hosted the North Central Council of Latin Americanists (NCCLA) on Sept. 26 and 27, celebrating 40 years of Latin American study at St Olaf. John Tutino, a professor at Georgetown University, gave the keynote address, entitled “The Americas in the World, 1500-2000: Toward a New Understanding,”... Read more »

Professor’s book explores indie band Cloud Cult

Rebecca Carcaterra, News Editor
October 6, 2014 • 868 views
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CURI illuminates ‘Asia in Northfield’

Jason Murray, Staff Writer
October 5, 2014 • 321 views
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St. Olaf Collaborative Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (CURI) is a unique campus organization that gives students research opportunities in any discipline. In this past year alone, 112 students participated in the CURI program. On Thursday, Sept. 25, in Viking Theater, two students presented their... Read more »

Pause pizza price hike cooks up controversy

Pause pizza price hike cooks up controversy

Ashley Belisle, Executive Editor
October 4, 2014 • 481 views
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Constitution Day celebrates document’s history

Constitution Day celebrates document’s history

Jason Murray, Contributing Writer
October 3, 2014 • 321 views
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Thursday, Sept.18 saw a group of politically-motivated students and faculty members gathered in St. Olaf College’s Viking Theater. This was the second installment of a political series in Northfield. The first installment, entitled “Fundamentals of the Constitution,” came on Sept. 17 to Carleton... Read more »