Wednesday, November 25, 2020


Should we choose our children’s genes?

The genome-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 harbors as much excitement as it does uncertainty. With the ability to play God, the new technology is bringing various...

Mindfulness in times of crisis

The day starts with an obligatory social media check. Wake up, scroll through the phone. Next, it’s video calls. Open the laptop lid, put on...

St. Olaf must divest

Climate change is here. Millions of people have already died and been displaced due to climate change. Countless species have gone extinct. Many individuals...

Letter to the Editor

Dear St. Olaf Students, On behalf of the entire Northfield community, I would like to express my thanks and admiration to all of you for...

The song of the mountains: Connecting to nature in the sciences

“The mountains are calling and I must go, and I will work on while I can, studying incessantly.” In Yosemite Valley, 1873, John Muir...