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Tennis teams exit in first round: Oles unable to overcome doubles losses in quarterfinals

Tennis teams exit in first round: Oles unable to overcome doubles losses in quarterfinals

Olivia Koester, Staff Writer
May 11, 2013
Filed under Sports

The men’s and women’s tennis teams both fell short in the MIAC quarterfinals at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minn. on Friday, May 3. The fifth-seeded St. John’s triumphed 5-2, sweeping the fourth-seeded Oles in doubles play. Partners Stephen Nolan ’15 and Andy Catania ’13 put... Read More »

Former festival dies down: One student arrested, no trips to E.R.

Olivia Koester, Staff Writer
May 9, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

Despite the cancellation of Lutefest, the St. Olaf administration, with the Student Government Association (SGA) president and vice president, made provisions for extra security on May 4, the first Saturday in May, when SGA traditionally hosts Lutefest. This year, no students required an ambulance... Read More »

Sneaky ways to work out, burn calories

Sneaky ways to work out, burn calories

Olivia Koester, Executive Editor
December 6, 2012
Filed under Sports

The last time I put on sweatpants and tennis shoes and hopped on a treadmill was in August – before I moved into Ytterboe and began my senior year on the Hill. Even over the summer, I didn’t exercise regularly. I haven’t since high school, actually. With free athletic facilities and a campus... Read More »

Lost but never forgotten

Lost but never forgotten

Olivia Koester , Executive Editor
November 9, 2012
Filed under News

Though many of us walk under the Wind Chime Memorial Tower on a regular basis, it is perhaps not so frequently that we think about the people this structure memorializes. They were students, just like us. Before they died, they might have played on the basketball team or sung in the choir. Maybe... Read More »

Sandy strands student

Olivia Koester , Executive Editor
November 9, 2012
Filed under News

Hurricane Sandy ravaged the east coast last week, and one St. Olaf student was in the eye of the storm. Duy Ha ’14 flew to New York City on Friday, Oct. 26 for a networking event and was supposed to fly back to St. Olaf three days later. It was six days and seven plane tickets before Ha returned... Read More »

Feral kitten incites campus-wide frenzy

Feral kitten incites campus-wide frenzy

Ashley Belisle and Olivia Koester
October 25, 2012
Filed under News, Showcase

Sophomores bitten, Public Safety captures wrong cat ... Read More »