Mars colonization is worth the price

Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, recently announced his plan for putting humans on Mars. It has received mixed reactions from both academics and...

St. Olaf Sentiments: November 14, 2014

Again with the Caf mugs. We started the school year with 650 mugs available for use in the Caf, and by the time...

A 24-hour library would only encourage sleep deprivation

It’s 1:30 a.m. on Monday night/Tuesday morning and dozens of St. Olaf students are hiding out in their favorite spots in the library, three...

Mental illness is not the cause of gun violence

On Saturday, March 18, a poster by St. Olaf College’s Interfaith Coalition for Peace and Justice for a “peaceful prayer vigil in response to...

“Minnesota Nice” sacrifices candor for courtesy

My first experience with Minnesota Nice was in the bathroom at Chapati, the Indian restaurant in downtown Northfield. The incident occurred about two weeks...