Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Justice-focused poetry allows for self-reflection

A liberal arts education holds multiple opportunities beyond the classroom. Students, faculty and staff at St. Olaf can engage with visiting luminaries who offer...

We should only take the food we’ll eat

Before coming to St. Olaf, I had heard many stories about this college being very environmentally focused. When I actually came to campus, things...

Igniting debate about potential smoking ban

There are certain colleges, including the University of Minnesota, that have banned smoking on campus. St. Olaf, in accordance with Minnesota law, prohibits smoking...

The death of local newspapers and its consequences

Local newspapers are dying. The rise of the internet has strangled their revenue streams and they don’t know how to save themselves. I do not...

Let’s talk about money: taboo hinders discussions of privilege

What do sexually transmitted diseases, criminal records and affairs have in common? Americans would rather admit to having any of those than divulge their...