St. Olaf College students can earn credits and a yellow belt at the same time. "Zen and the Art of Judo," a philosophy course, examines the philosophical foundations of judo. Students write papers, but they flip their classmates, too.
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Campus Confidential scours student unions, lecture halls and dorms for the crucial and quirky stories that make colleges and universities special. Share what you’re up to on a Friday night, learning (or not) in that lecture - and what you're looking for in a school search as a new student. Higher education reporter Maura Lerner will keep you informed.