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Caring is cool

Cara Keith, Features Editor

March 13, 2019

Filed under Editorial

Sometimes I feel like nobody cares about anything at all. Dramatic, I know. Even at Luther, where it appears that everyone is chasing their dream of making an outstanding contribution to the field of chemistry or becoming a worl...

An open letter to whoever left the toilet seat up in Legends the other day

Lyndsay Monsen, Head Copy Editor

March 13, 2019

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I work out a lot when I’m stressed. So, naturally, I was in Legends almost every day last week. And, upon spending a lot of time there recently, I have discovered some of my new favorite things about Luther’s state-of-the-...

Africana studies: the study of self

Kelao Charmaine Neumbo, News Editor

March 7, 2019

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Given its name, many people assume that Africana studies is solely for Africans and people of African descent. Though it holds special meaning to us, it is truly for all who realize the importance of an informed perspective and...

Long political campaigns are problematic

Katrina Meyer, News Editor

March 7, 2019

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I frequently listen to classical music on Pandora when I am reading something for class. I listen with the volume on high to keep me from getting distracted by what is going on around me. This is a good system for the most par...

Student Workers deserve a raise

Forrest Stewart, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Filed under Letter to Editor

I am continually amazed by the diverse array of work that my fellow students engage in to improve Luther’s operations, academics, cleanliness, and general allure. From physics researchers studying phenomena I could never begin ...

Luther should provide storage during the summer break

Ana López, Managing Editor

February 28, 2019

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Until May of last year, I thought that the aggressive move to refer to “college dorms’’ as “residence halls” was accompanied by a true commitment to create spaces where students could feel at home. This idea was also su...

International tour opportunities should not become barriers

Elyse Grothaus, A&E Editor

February 20, 2019

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Participating in music ensembles at Luther has been one of my favorite college experiences. I, along with many fellow music majors and non-majors, have grown as a musician, leader, and person during my time in the Luther College ...

New Series: Women in Motion

Martel DenHartog, Sports Editor

February 20, 2019

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It’s 2019. Women hold 127 seats in the United States Congress—a record-breaking high. The 2020 Olympic Games will add more female and mixed events, as well as eliminate some male events—for greater gender equality. Women...

The Archived Heartbreaks of Shasa Sartin: a case for dualism in a theory of mind

Shasa Sartin, Editor-In-Chief

February 20, 2019

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On Valentine’s Day, my only class was Philosophy of Mind; a class open to students with a background in philosophy, neuroscience, or psychology, exploring whether or not the mind and body are separate. Professor of Philosophy and En...

EXCUSE ME WHILE I’M ANGRY … !

Shasa Sartin, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2018

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The following piece is brought to you by the impassioned creations of Audre Lorde, Beyoncé, Kelis, Leikeli47, Megan Thee Stallion, Rico Nasty, and my mother. Have you ever encountered some upsetting information and … started...

Why not doing homework is not cool

Lyndsay Monsen, Head Copy Editor

December 12, 2018

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I love making lists. Chips Editor-in-Chief Shasa Sartin would probably tell you that this has something to do with my Taurus sun Something moon planet-orbiting whatever, but really I just love the satisfaction that comes with crossing a ta...

Breaks should be breaks

Elyse Grothaus, News Editor

November 29, 2018

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What was I most thankful for this Thanksgiving? That my professors did not use the excuse of five days off to slam me with extra assignments. I feel fortunate this semester to have professors who respect the sanctity of breaks...

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