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  • Nature and faith collide at lecture

    Nature and faith collide at lecture

    Chaz Mayo, Staff Writer

    December 18, 2014

    On Thursday, Nov. 20, the Valhalla ballroom hosted the Green Faith Conference, an event sponsored jointly by the Interfaith and Environmental Coalitions. The purpose of the event was to promote discussion of how one’s personal religious beliefs inform and affect environmental attitudes. The featured... READ MORE »»

    Instructor of Religion Jacob Erickson discusses the intersection between religion and environmental views. He advocated for dialogue between these two camps.

  • Storyteller shares Japanese tradition, tunes and tales

    Storyteller shares Japanese tradition, tunes and tales

    Omar Shehata, Staff Writer

    December 6, 2014

    Christiansen Hall of Music is home to many of St. Olaf’s greatest performances. There is no doubt that the constant flow of voices, emotions and harmony could warm even the coldest of hearts. On Nov. 21, however, an audience in Christiansen was pulled back to an ancient... READ MORE »»

  • Cross country second in nation

    Cross country second in nation

    Stephen Nolan, Sports Editor

    December 5, 2014

    The St. Olaf men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Mason, Ohio on Nov. 22 to compete in the NCAA Division III cross country championships. It proved to be a day of dramatic highs and near–misses for the Oles. Grant Wintheiser ’15 captured the individual title, but the men’s team... READ MORE »»

    Grant Wintheiser races across the finish line to complete the 8k course in a time of 23:44.9. to win the NCAA Division III cross country championships. He became the third runner in division history to record three top–three finishes.

  • Doorway to Knowledge

    Doorway to Knowledge

    Jenny Dao

    December 2, 2014

    “Doorway to Knowledge.” Jenny Dao '17 captured this scene at the side door of Holland Hall with her iPhone camera. Click image for larger view.

News

Nature and faith collide at lecture

Nature and faith collide at lecture

Chaz Mayo, Staff Writer

On Thursday, Nov. 20, the Valhalla ballroom hosted the Green Faith Conference, an event sponsored jointly by the Interfaith and Environmental Coalitions. The purpose of the...  Read More »

December 18, 2014 • 0 comments

An app with all the answers

December 12, 2014

Proposed institute incites debate

December 7, 2014

Comedy group gains momentum

December 1, 2014

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Arts and Entertainment

Boeing Boeing Preview

Boeing Boeing by Marc Camoletti is the play of choice this semester for Deep End, the student-run theater production organization on campus. Directed by Memo...  Read More »

December 12, 2014 • 0 comments

Senior dance majors move together toward final concert

December 10, 2014

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Storyteller shares Japanese tradition, tunes and tales

December 6, 2014

Jeremy Messersmith performed a full concert in the Pause following a songwriting workshop on Sunday, Nov. 16.

Jeremy Messersmith astonishes with talent, humility

November 28, 2014

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Variety

Horocopes: December 5, 2014

Loki the Great

Bow down, kneel down or hoedown. It doesn’t matter what you do as long as you’re standing and praying, while fully clothed, in the glory of Loki. In this uncontroversial...  Read More »

December 5, 2014 • 0 comments

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Opinions

Letter to the Editors

Dan Hofrenning, Professor of Political Science

I write regarding your article on the new public affairs Institute, the Institute for Freedom and Community. As you correctly reported, I believe the Institute will provide...  Read More »

December 17, 2014 • 0 comments

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High school seniors apply to more colleges, hope to get in

December 17, 2014

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Self-control redefines addiction “safety net”

December 11, 2014

Millenials’ phone skills lacking in job market

December 5, 2014

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Sports

St. Olaf basketball remains undefeated

Stephen Nolan, Sports Editor

The St. Olaf men’s basketball team took on Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore. on Nov. 29, looking to continue its undefeated start to the season. The Oles led for almost...  Read More »

December 12, 2014 • 0 comments

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