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Grafitti on campus needs to be removed and prevented

Ben Selcke, Sports Editor

November 10, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Luther needs to remove the graffiti from the bathroom stalls of academic and campus buildings, specifically from the bathrooms in the Dahl Centennial Union. Students also need to stop putting graffiti there in the first place....

Stop caring so much about grades

Jackie Cychosz, Copy Editor

November 2, 2017

Filed under Editorial

I have always cared way too much about academics. I am that person who rents a study room in the library about three times in a day, stares anxiously at my notes, and guzzles down a couple of Diet Cokes if I have a big test or...

Cultural appropriation in the form of makeup

Ana López, News Editor

November 2, 2017

Filed under Editorial

In the weeks before Halloween, my Facebook feed was flooded with articles and videos against cultural appropriation in Halloween costumes. Some of them were painfully obvious. One walked the viewer through the reasons why wearing...

Spitting on campus is unnecessary and inconsiderate

Lily Kime, A&E Editor

October 27, 2017

Filed under Editorial

While walking from one class to the next or maybe even to dinner, I oftentimes get stuck following a small group of people walking unreasonably slowly. As I finally resign myself to the fact that this crowd of turtles takes up...

NCAA needs engaged dialogue for sexual violence prevention

Elizabeth Bonin, Managing Editor

October 27, 2017

Filed under Editorial

A few weeks ago, all Luther athletes (to the best of my knowledge) received an email from the NCAA Sport Science Institute. The email stated that recipients were required to complete two online courses: Understanding Student-athletes...

Luther needs to think about transfer students

Lyndsay Monsen, Copy Editor

October 15, 2017

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I arrived at Luther College on Sunday August 27, only to be greeted with a “Luther College Class of 2021” mug and an overwhelming sense that I did not belong here. The days that followed were packed with confusion, loneliness,...

Giving black culture credit

Shasa Sartin, Features Editor

October 15, 2017

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Within the past week, 21-year-old model and Nike representative Bella Hadid has been dragged (1) incessantly for her embarrassing appearance in Complex Magazine’s sneaker shopping video series. Hadid has been criticized for...

Overeliance on technology can hinder learning

Katrina Meyer, News Editor

October 7, 2017

Filed under Editorial

The move to incorporate technology into homework for students is a great idea. We can find information faster, get immediate feedback, and save paper. We also have access to a lot of opportunities that did not exist before pers...

A wakeup call from the past

A wakeup call from the past

September 29, 2017

In support of debates for dialogue and education

Elyse Grothaus, Head Copy Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Editorial

“I am not here to win an argument. I am here to further a hard topic’s discussion.” Shannon Baker’s (‘20) words stayed with me long after last Wednesday’s abortion debate concluded. Together, she and Asha Aden (‘20) pres...

Inaccessible residence halls put students at a disadvantage

Ben Selcke, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Editorial

While almost all academic buildings on campus are accessible to those in wheelchairs, the majority of residence halls at Luther are by and large still inaccessible. This inaccessibility limits students from having full access to soc...

A call to protect dignity and recognize humanity

Ana López, News Editor

September 21, 2017

Filed under Editorial

I was outside of an establishment speaking Spanish, my mother tongue, when someone said, “We’re in America, speak English!” My tongue stopped and my throat tightened. My heartbeat increased and my jaw shifted to the side...

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