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Disability studies belongs at Luther

Emma Busch, Managing Editor

March 12, 2020

Well, you’ve all forced my hand. I’m back at it again, filling the opinion section with my own thoughts. My sadness regarding these circumstances is immeasurable, but I must press on. There are a number of fields of study at Lut...

Luther needs to cool it with all the emails

Simon Engstler, Sports Editor

March 8, 2020

Hey Luther, nobody cares about your emails. Where the hell do you get off on sending me a half-dozen emails every day? I don't read them, and I do not know how anyone could. I get emails from the Career Center, the REgistrar's...

The case for writing a letter to the editor

Emma Busch, Managing Editor

March 8, 2020

Whenever I open the Chips email and delete the dozens of newsletters previous staff members tricked themselves into thinking they’d actually read, I hope and pray to find a letter to the editor. In our first two issue...

Luther Facilities and Security should prioritize student safety over college vehicles

February 28, 2020

Student organizations and athletic departments check out Luther vehicles and expect them to be fully prepared to go and operational. However, Luther College Facilities and Security recently risked the safety of students by s...

Real allies embrace Black History Month

Ursula Damtse, A&E Editor

February 28, 2020

As Black History Month comes to an end, I believe it is an appropriate time to reflect on the importance of all communities celebrating Black history.  Throughout the month of February, student organizations and academ...

The U.S. needs a progressive president

Kyle Brusco, News Editor

February 23, 2020

America needs a progressive president for several reasons. Before I explain why, it’s important to understand why the ideology and language of a president is important to the health and stability of the nation. The pres...

The Luther Bookshop is too expensive

Ursula Damtse, A&E Editor

December 8, 2019

A new semester marks the beginning of many new things for Luther students. A new semester means new classes, new professors, a new classroom environment, and unfortunately new textbooks. Though all these new things may be exciting,...

Iowa should not be first

Martin Donovan, Managing Editor

December 8, 2019

Why should Iowa, a state that is not representative of the Union as a whole, have such a significant influence on the presidential elections?     Every four years, Presidential campaigns flooded Iowa with the...

The case against personal and religious vaccine exemptions

Martin Donovan, Managing Editor

November 23, 2019

Last spring, the U.S. experienced the worst measles outbreak in 25 years. Over 1,000 cases were reported in 28 states, including a case in northeast Iowa. Measles is an easily preventable viral infection if people receive the...

Cleaning up after yourself is not an option

Emma Busch, News Editor

November 23, 2019

Despite Luther’s commitment to sustainability and emphasis on community, I can’t help but notice that its students are incredibly bad at cleaning up after themselves. Like, astoundingly bad. Every time I walk into a bathroom...

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