Lightning Fast Pizza!

Come on down to Skogland Gym, tomorrow at 7pm to support your men’s basketball team at their home opener. At half time SAC is sponsoring a lightening game. The last 7 participants will win a hot & fresh pizza and one lucky winner will also receive a coupon for an additional Pause Pizza! Stop by […]

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Featured VN Org: Stitches For Peace

Stitches for Peace is rather low-key as far as Volunteer Networks go. Members meet on Wednesdays in the Mellby Lounge to knit and crochet; it is a good time for people to gather and unwind. The products our members create are then sold during the year at events, like the Ole Bazaar and during the […]

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Not a Minute Too Late: Free Speech on College Campuses

By Griffin Edwards ‘17 I’m disappointed in you, Oles. After hearing about what’s going on at Mizzou, hearing of schools with safe spaces, students silenced in class and online, socially marginalized for their beliefs, I   was quick to say, “Thank God I go to a place like St. Olaf, where all  views are respected and […]

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Developments in the Capital Punishment Debate

By Gabrielle Simeck ’18 In recent years, capital punishment has become a contentious issue in the United States due to lethal injection drug shortages and international pressure  to shelf in the institution as a whole. Both the UK and all European Union member-states have outlawed the death penalty and the export of lethal injection drugs […]

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Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership: What is it and Why Does it Matter?

By Adam Kaiser ’19 If you’ve been paying any general attention to the news,  politics, and the presidential debates, or even happen to flip on a TV lately, you’ve probably heard about the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership (TPP) by now. Every politician, pundit, and armchair analyst is ready to sing the TPP’s praises or condemn it […]

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The Minimum Wage: Fact and Feelings

By Griffin Edwards ’17 Let me begin with a little disclaimer. I don’t hate “the poor”. I believe that, as a human being, I am a brother to every other human being on earth, a member of the same global family. And I think a lot of people think that way too. Ask anyone, and […]

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Senate Recap: November 17th

During the Senate meeting on 11/17/15, senators heard from three speakers. First, VP of Enrollment and College Relations Michael Kyle updated us on the marketing strategies of the college. He discussed the rise in St. Olaf’s social media presence and its effect of raising the number of applicants to the college, the popularity of St. […]

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Win Leftover Flex Dollars For Your Org!

This year, Volunteer Network will choose which student or volunteer organization will receive the leftover flex dollars at the end of the semester. In the past over $500 dollars have been given back to the community. We encourage you to apply! Applications are due November 23rd at 5 PM. Selected organizations will be asked to make […]

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Harry Potter Night in Holland!

Calling all Harry Potter fans! On November 21st from 7-9 PM SAC and The Quidditch team will be hosting a Harry Potter night in Holland Hall! Come experience a magic filled night in Holland! Wear your best Potter Attire and enjoy a night of movies, trivia, games, and of course butterbeer! Bring your fellow wizards and witches to this […]

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SAC Member of the Week: Sophie McMonagle!

Shout out to this weeks SAC member of the week, freshman Sophie McMonagle! Sophie is a freshman from Maine who loves to hike, bike, and ski! She’s interested in studying environmental economics and conservation here at St. Olaf. In addition to SAC, she is involved in rockclimbing, swing club, and plays the ukelele in her free […]

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