Luther College Chips

Listening to music without earbuds is disruptive

Lily Kime, A&E Editor

March 15, 2018

Filed under Editorial

It’s supposedly springtime here at Luther, and what a time it is. It’s a time when students wear fewer layers of clothing in an attempt to convince Mother Nature that the weather should be warmer and less snowy (P.S.: your sho...

Why aren’t pads and tampons free?

Elizabeth Bonin, Managing Editor

March 7, 2018

Filed under Editorial

Ah March, that wonderful month when one moment the sun is shining and your skin is glowing and the next you have 10 assignments due tomorrow and you begin to question where there is enough room for all the snow. The only reason ...

Salt or gravel: student safety or environmental concern?

Katrina Meyer, News Editor

March 7, 2018

Filed under Editorial

The weather this winter has been all over the place. One day it’s 50 degrees and the next day is well below freezing. As a result of the weather whiplash we are all experiencing, water is melting and then freezing which leads ...

Respect is a double standard for current and prospective students

Lily Kime, A&E Editor

February 26, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

As I walked into the Symphony Orchestra concert on Feb. 11 during the intermission, I was excited to hear music that one of my co-workers told me would be amazing. While she was, of course, correct, I did have an unexpected surpr...

How do we take responsibility for ignorance?

Shasa Sartin, Features Editor

February 25, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Leading up to February, I spent time brainstorming story ideas for the Features section as well as editorials I could write in order to celebrate this time. Right away I knew I wanted to include black alumni profiles, easy! I...

J-term needs to be restructured

Elizabeth Bonin, Managing Editor

February 25, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

“J-term play term,” they said. Maybe it’s just me, but the only “play term” I’ve ever had was when I was studying abroad, so I was not even on campus. January-term is advertised as a great time to only take one cl...

“Thoughts and prayers” after a national tragedy

Lyndsay Monsen, Copy Editor

February 25, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

I rarely think like a Republican. Across the board I am as liberal as they come and people who know me well can attest to how outspoken I am about these beliefs. But lately there has been something I seem to disagree with my ...

Grammar is not the sole component of the English major

Lily Kime, A&E Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Being an English major is about finding the connections between authors, works, and times and trying to figure out how they still affect us today.

It’s okay to be honest on course evaluations

Elizabeth Bonin, Managing Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under Editorial

It is that time of year again. No, I do not mean Christmas or finals. I mean course evaluations. Cue the groans and moans of students within a 20-mile radius. I know most students look at course evals as an unnecessary nuisan...

Presidential elections are not the only important ones

Katrina Meyer, News Editor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Election season can be frustrating. During presidential election years, campaigns start a full year earlier. Attack ads seem to take over TV for months beforehand. In such a large country, individual votes might not feel important....

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