Luther College Chips

Cafeteria needs to improve quality and variety

April 18, 2018

Filed under Letter to Editor

Most Luther students are required to live on campus which in turn requires a full meal plan. This leads to us primarily eating in the cafeteria during the school year. However, many Luther students are not happy with cafeteria f...

Dance Marathon celebrates finding their “why”

April 18, 2018

Filed under Letter to Editor

This year’s Luther College Dance Marathon was a landmark year as it was LCDM’s fifth event.  After we saw a huge increase in the fundraising total last year, the executive board this year sought to keep morale high and e...

Luther is stronger than the hate incident

Brady Uekert

April 11, 2018

Filed under Letter to Editor

As we settle into the aftermath of the hateful events that took place on the football field on March 11, it seems that there has now been a lull of action among students and faculty here at Luther College. There is struggle in ...

Students should vote on municipal electric utility issue

Forrest Stewart, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

Filed under Contributing Writer

On May 1, the citizens of Decorah will vote on whether to authorize city council to establish a municipal electric utility. Our current electricity distributor is an investor-owned utility, Alliant Energy, which strongly opposes...

Luther security needs a female officer

Grace Onsrud, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

Filed under Contributing Writer

“Gender diversity on the security staff, and racial diversity as well, is a step towards making more students feel safe on campus.” -Grace Onrud (‘19) Since last Sunday, when symbols of racial hatred were stomped o...

Students need to speak up to administration

Matthew Dosland ('19)

March 15, 2018

Filed under Letter to Editor

I often hear something along these lines from students: “It’s a problem definitely, but administration has bigger issues, especially low enrollment, to focus on.” I agree, low enrollment is probably the single biggest issue ...

In response to the recent hate incident

Anna Phearman (‘19)

March 15, 2018

Filed under Letter to Editor

I used to be proud. I used to be proud to be a Luther student. I used to be proud to call myself a part of such an inclusive community. I remember how, on my campus tour, every person that passed me gave me a smile. I mistoo...

Counseling services needs proper tools to address eating disorders

Gillian Klein, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Filed under Contributing Writer

The first result that popped up on my Google search was “common.” 200,000 cases occur per year with approximately one death as a direct result every 62 minutes. Eating disorders. Not just anorexia or bulimia or binge, but also ...

We need a Luther College Republicans club

Geoffrey Dyck (‘18)

March 2, 2018

Filed under Letter to Editor

It is no secret that we have a politically left-leaning campus, but that is not because everyone on this campus is liberal. There are plenty of conservatives at Luther. However, why is it that we do not have a Luther College Repub...

Luther needs to value all extracurriculars equally

December 11, 2017

Filed under Letter to Editor

A few weekends ago, Luther’s Mock Trial teams traveled to St. Olaf College to compete in their annual invitational tournament. Both teams were competing exceptionally well, with the A team ranking first after Saturday’s round...

Take the opportunity to learn from experience and diversity

Anila Bano (‘20)

December 1, 2017

Filed under Letter to Editor

A few weeks ago, I was talking to some graduate students at Harvard Divinity School (HDS). I asked one of them, “Do you know what you want to do after you graduate?” He said he did not explicitly know yet. Likewise, another...

Advice from outside the Luther bubble

Fran Stevenson

November 19, 2017

Filed under Letter to Editor

I left the lovely Luther bubble six months ago to enter the cold real world. This past weekend I visited campus and had some time to reflect on where I am now. As a Chips alum as well as a Luther alum, I have been following...

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