Featured VN Org: Project Friendship

Project Friendship focuses on building self esteem and self worth in children in grades 2-7. We match these children with student mentors from Carleton College and St. Olaf College. Mentoring relationships benefit children that may be struggling with stress from their family, are new to the community, or may simply have trouble making friends at […]

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Featured VN Org: SOMOS

SOMOS is an awareness-raising organization that aims to foster discussion about Latin American issues at St. Olaf. We hold weekly meetings in Spanish where we each bring news, personal stories, and articles on Latin America for the group to discuss. We also frequently invite professors and guest speakers to our meetings to hear about their latest […]

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Featured VN Org: ROG

Reaching Our Goals, more commonly known as ROG, is a mentoring program for middle school Latino youth from Northfield. This year we partnered with Greenvale Park (GVP) Community School to provide programming for middle school students on Tuesday nights from 6-8pm. We do small group mentoring with a few St. Olaf students and a few […]

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STOCHELLA Rain Plan in Effect

Happy FriYAY, Oles! Here’s hoping you’re as excited/pumped/LITERALLY SCREAMING INSIDE as I am for #STOCHELLA later today. Whether it’s seeing Ra Ra Riot in concert or hearing DJ Randy Clay throw down some sweet tracks, I haven’t been this stoked about something since possibly ever. As you may have noticed, the weather looks like it […]

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Pete’s Soul Selects

Hello St. Olaf! So, while we all know how much you enjoy our weekly blog posts, we have something very new and exciting for you: WEEKLY PLAYLISTS! For every week of this semester, a lovely member of our committee will be curating a playlist that drops EVERY FRIDAY. Brought to you just in time for […]

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Featured VN Org: ESL Club

English as a Second Language Club goes to the Adult Basic Education center in Faribault once a week to help teach English to adults in the community. We help in beginning, intermediate and advanced English classes by tutoring small groups of students. The topic varies from week to week, but the skills we help teach […]

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AM dance (alone in ur underwear)

Hello St. Olaf! So, while we all know how much you enjoy our weekly blog posts, we have something very new and exciting for you: WEEKLY PLAYLISTS! For every week of this semester, a lovely member of our committee will be curating a playlist that drops EVERY FRIDAY. Brought to you just in time for […]

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Gender and Sexuality Senator Vote

Click here to vote! The Senate has approved the creation of a Gender and Sexuality Senator position.  This Senator will act as a liaison to gender and sexuality organizations on campus, represent student concerns to administrators, and stay informed about campus gender and sexuality initiatives at other institutions. As an elected, voting member of the […]

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Framework Plan Update: 4/22/16

Hey Oles! On April 22nd, 2016, there was another Campus Meeting on the Framework Plan! Make sure to check out the video stream here! The forum outlined some potential new, long-term construction projects, including a Multipurpose Performing Arts Center (900-1100 Seat Concert Hall, Proscenium / Thrust / Blackbox, Amphitheatre), Art Faculty Studio Space, Maker Space […]

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