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Colleges no longer guarantee a secure future

College as we know it is in a state of crisis. For years, political pundits and news periodicals have attempted to analyze the true...

Privacy violations pose a greater threat than Petraeus’ affair

David Petraeus was the most admired military man for more than a generation. After graduating from West Point in 1974 and earning degrees in international...

Is new arena worth the cost?

The proposed stadium for the Minnesota Vikings has survived one challenge after another. Its survival is proving to be an example of the nationwide...

Students navigate myriad off-campus study options

Students that have navigated the study abroad application process before should note that there are a couple significant changes this year. The first is the...

Faculty vote questioned

On Aug. 30, days before the student body reconvened for the fall semester, the St. Olaf faculty voted overwhelmingly to oppose the proposed Minnesota...