• The Manitou Messenger celebrates over 125 years of student journalism January 23, 2013

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Meet next year’s SGA President and VP

Meet next year’s SGA President and VP

Nick Bowlin, News Editor
March 25, 2015 • 158 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Barring a shocking number of write-in votes, the race for next year’s SGA President and Vice-President has been decided. John Bruer ’16 and William Seabrook ’16, President and Vice-President respectively, are running uncontested for the top SGA positions. They will be the first single-gender duo... Read more »

Honoring James Reeb ’50

Honoring James Reeb ’50

Kassandra DiPietro, News Editor
March 23, 2015 • 106 views
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Last week, St. Olaf hosted several events in commemoration of the death of James Reeb ’50, who fought for civil rights in the ’60s, called  “A Long Walk Home: 50 Years of Climbing the Hill to Freedom.” The week of March 9 marked the 50th anniversary of what later became known as “Turnaround... Read more »

Revisiting ‘It’s On Us’ with media projects: Task force aims to provide educational material on current campus policy

Revisiting ‘It’s On Us’ with media projects: Task force aims to provide educational material on current campus policy

Alex Madsen, Staff Writer
March 21, 2015 • 228 views
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Since its implementation in the fall, the “It’s On Us” initiative continued working  “to create an environment in which sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported.” SGA recently created a task force to discuss innovative ways to educate St. Olaf students about sexual assault. The... Read more »

Public interest careers

Public interest careers

Will Lutterman, Contributing Writer
March 20, 2015 • 307 views
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On Wednesday, March 11, over one hundred students gathered in the Buntrock Ballrooms to hear from alumni in the Piper Center for Vocation and Career’s 3rd Annual Oles for Public Interest. Droves of students from all class years came for more than two hours to hear from a variety of Ole Alums who work... Read more »

Reeb remembered

Reeb remembered

Emma Whitford, Staff Writer
March 18, 2015 • 259 views
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Over the past couple of weeks, St. Olaf hosted a program that served as commemoration of St. Olaf alumni involvement in the civil rights movement.  Entitled “A Long Walk Home,” the comprehensive program details a history of... Read more »

SGA Spring Elections Preview

Nick Bowlin, News Editor
March 16, 2015 • 250 views
Filed under News

This is a preview of just a few of the contested races in the Student Government Association (SGA) spring elections. For information on all races, candidates and platforms, visit Oleville.com. Primaries will be held on Tuesday, March 17, with general elections on Thursday, March... Read more »

SGA has money for big improvements

Samuel Pattinasarane, Contributing Writer
March 14, 2015 • 285 views
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Spring is dawning upon the Hill. Soon, the Adirondack chairs will be scattered throughout the Quad again. The volleyball courts will spring back to life with students enjoying the sun and sand. While most students could not imagine campus without these attributes, the chairs,... Read more »

Ole programmer wins prize at tech competition

Omar Shehata, Staff Writer
March 13, 2015 • 368 views
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The Midwest Women in Computing (MinneWIC) conference was held over the weekend of Feb. 20 through Feb. 22 at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. The conference called for young women across Minnesota and neighboring states to discuss the role of women in computing.... Read more »

Emergency Plans

Ashley Belisle, Executive Editor
March 11, 2015 • 401 views
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After three years of reviewing, revamping and establishing campus policies and procedures, St. Olaf Public Safety presented its updated protocol for emergency operations and incident response. Director of Public Safety Fred Behr offered a half-hour program at several different times on several days of... Read more »

Leadership talk pushes boundaries

Claire Belisle, Contributing Writer
March 9, 2015 • 301 views
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On Thursday, Feb. 26, Jane Barrash ’78 visited St. Olaf to share her ideas about leadership and a paradigm shift that she believes needs to take place to produce more effective leadership. Barrash is the executive director of the Continuum Center, where she shares her holistic curriculum with many... Read more »