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News

Fries to be protested at McDonald’s

Alex Madsen, Contributing Writer

On Oct. 28, St. Olaf students plan to conduct a peaceful protest at the local McDonalds. They object to the restaurant’s practice of buying...  Read More »

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PAC dinner tackles net neutrality worries

October 27, 2014

Task force aims to improve sustainability

October 25, 2014

Manitou Mess 10-22 Mental Health RGB

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

October 24, 2014

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Arts and Entertainment

“She Gone Rogue” explores gendered identity

“She Gone Rogue” explores gendered identity

Erica Hoops, Contributing Writer

The Flaten Art Museum hosted Zackary Drucker, transgender artist of the current exhibition “She Gone Rogue.” Drucker spoke on campus several times throughout Coming Out...  Read More »

October 29, 2014 • 0 comments

Poetry House hosts award-winning writers

October 27, 2014

The comet-crossed lovers, Eric Broker '15 and Chloe Elzey '15, harmonize in this chaotic operetta about love across two centuries, which celebrated its world premier at St. Olaf on Oct. 16.

Premiere of operetta, “Fabrizio’s Comet,” dazzles

October 26, 2014

Ole Band practices environmental awareness

October 25, 2014

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Variety

The Spy

Ashley Belisle, Executive Editor

Your St. Olaf College tour guide will tell you about the Caf. She will tell you that when the College built Buntrock Commons in 1999, students voted overwhelmingly for one...  Read More »

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Opinions

Afghan power transition tentatively bodes well

Afghan power transition tentatively bodes well

Bjorn Thompson, Opinions Contributor

Following a decade of turmoil, violence remains rampant in Afghanistan. Instability is the order of the day, with 18 of 34 provinces still being contested between...  Read More »

October 28, 2014 • 0 comments

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Addiction as “learning disorder” asserts unfair reductionism

October 27, 2014

Secret Service blunders expose skewed priorities

October 26, 2014

Manitou Mess 10-22 Sperm Bank

Sperm bank mix-up illustrates lingering institutional racism

October 25, 2014

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Sports

St. Olaf rugby battles through fall

St. Olaf rugby battles through fall

Emma Whitford, Contributing Writer

As classes resume, leaves change and temperatures drop, so too comes the arrival of fall club sports. One of the more popular club sports on campus is rugby. St. Olaf boasts...  Read More »

October 29, 2014 • 0 comments

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