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NO ROOM FOR DEBATE

Manitou Messenger - 28 min 34 sec ago
On Tuesday, Nov. 24, St. Olaf student activists gathered in the quad to demonstrate their support for the Minneapolis Black Lives Matter movement. Amid the popular chants of “Black Lives Matter” and “
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Lutheran center proposed

Manitou Messenger - 28 min 34 sec ago
In early November, all faculty and staff received an email that proposed establishing “an infrastructure to enhance both internal and external engagement with the distinctive mission and vision of the
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Bird Run Over by a Car

Manitou Messenger - 28 min 34 sec ago
Feathers flattened and flaking away, Blood turned black as tar, Beak cracked, Legs broken, Wings splayed sideways Like two quotation marks Around an ironic phrase. emanuel@stolaf.edu
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Exhaustion Can

Manitou Messenger - 28 min 34 sec ago
Exhaustion can creep up on you When you stand by your window late at night Staring into the black softness of the sky When the light pollution from these city streets Punched black eyes on stars,
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Humans of St. Olaf

Manitou Messenger - 28 min 34 sec ago
“I like radio as a means of communication. For me, it’s a two way street kind of thing, with listeners being able to call in and everything. I feel you get this insight into how people are thinking, w
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HELP! I have forgotten my PIN!

SELCO is happy to announcement a new feature in the catalog. Borrowers will be able to request that their PIN be sent to the email address they have on file with the library.

When selecting the My Account or Log In of the catalog, under the Barcode and PIN fields there is now a link titled "Forgot your PIN?" Clicking on the link causes the window to update and ask for their barcode. Provided they have an email address set up with the library the system will send an email from do-not-reply@selco.info containing their PIN.
 
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Ruth Steinke and Hart Hornor Race at UST Showcase

Carleton Sports - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:46pm

Two members of the Carleton College track and field community took part in the University of St. Thomas Showcase meet on Friday evening. Ruth Steinke finished third overall in the women’s 3000-meter run, while Hart Hornor placed 11th in the men’s 5000-meter run.

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New DHS commissioner pitches collaboration at Security Hospital, MSOP

Northfield News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 6:15pm
Faced with mounting safety concerns and a difficult battle for bonding dollars, state Department of Human Services Commissioner Emily Johnson Piper is optimistic positive change is ahead for the Minnesota Security Hospital and Minnesota Sex Offender Program.
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Oh, Xcel, this is long overdue!

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 5:47pm

Look what just appeared in the inbox:

20162-118280-01_OAH_Letter to Chamber of Commerce

And here’s what the ALJ in the Xcel Energy rate  (PUC Docket GR-15-826) had to say to the Chamber:

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The privilege paradox

Carletonian - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 4:56pm

I hope that we can take more time to listen to each other rather than bicker over who has the right to speak.

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Area Girl Scout looks to crumble her own cookie sale record

Northfield News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 3:57pm
For area Girl Scouts, this time of year means one thing — Girl Scout Cookie sales.
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Northfield council vote on new administrator contract, among other items, Tuesday

Northfield News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 3:37pm
The Northfield Council will see a full agenda on Tuesday, including a draft contract with the council’s preferred city administrator candidate Ben Martig.
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River Bend Nature Center hosts meditative snowshoe hiking event on Feb. 20

Northfield News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 1:45pm
Aspiring writers and outdoor enthusiasts alike are invited to join in a guided meditation writing experience and snowshoe trek through the woods of River Bend Nature Center beginning at 3 p.m. on Feb. 20.
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St. Olaf College theater department brings 'Elephant's Graveyard' to life

Northfield News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:23pm
Tackling the real life events surrounding the public lynching of a circus elephant in 1916, the St. Olaf College Theater Department is bringing “Elephant’s Graveyard” to life with performances on Saturday and Sunday, with additional performances the following weekend.
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Today’s news update – Projects to spend down TIF 4 dollars; Public hearing on Dundas Dome; Northfield resident warns of IRS tax scam; Dakota County offers Swap Spots

KYMN Radio - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:02pm

Projects to spend down TIF 4 dollars The TIF 4 redevelopment District expired in 2013.  There’s approximately $1.4 million  left in the fund.  Finance Director Melanie Lammers said there are 3 main projects budgeted for in 2016.  The Hwy 3 and 3rd street intersection was budgeted for $700,000, the East Cannon River Trail is budgeted […]

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A Really Cynical Essay about Valentine’s Day that Emma Nicosia wrote in high school

Carletonian - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:00pm

While the media may lead you to believe that Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to fawning over your significant other, Valentine’s Day is really about loving what is most important to you...yourself.

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Forests of money

Carletonian - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:00pm

Capitalism isn’t going away, but there are ways we can say no to the system and make it change. Sure, it will never be perfect, but as people with the privilege to spend time debating these questions, it’s our responsibility to live out our values.

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Bernie, popularity from socialism or social media?

Carletonian - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:00pm

Many supporters of Bernie are well researched and base their arguments in political ideals, but that is not the full story. Choosing a candidate is a social statement, and conformity to a group might be just as powerful as revolutionary thought.

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DON’T FEED THE DEER

Carletonian - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:00pm

We worry about feeding deer because it tends to concentrate them in certain areas, which can lead to disease transmission and predation. Additionally, a sudden high volume of high calorie food to any starving animal can easily kill them.

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