Luther College Chips

With regards to Asha and Sam’s experience with the student senate

May 9, 2019

Dear Editor, Last week, I got an email from the Student Senate asking me to fill out the student senate ballot. I opened the form with enthusiasm, as I was excited to vote for two astounding and visible leaders on campus, As...

An honest letter of experience from Wyatt Anians (‘19)

May 9, 2019

This letter is an open and honest response from last week’s opinion piece titled, “An open letter of experience from Asha Aden and Sam Kottke to the student body.” As the election chair committee for this spring semester, I h...

Student Workers deserve a raise

Forrest Stewart, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

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 must contend with its namesake’s vile view of Judaism

November 16, 2018

As a Luther College alumna, I am enthusiastic to see dialogue — and disagreement! — underway at my alma mater. Luther students have an admirable passion for forming and sharing beliefs. I look back fondly on my time at Luth...

Why voting matters to me

Andrea Hernandez Delgado, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

“Voting matters” might have been one of the most used lines in the weeks leading up to election day, but the thing is, voting does matter. I have lived in Minnesota since I was five, and four years before I turned 18, I to...

On Luther student voting and Kayla Koether

November 1, 2018

I write to the Luther community, and in particular Luther students, for two reasons. The first is to encourage you to vote in the midterm elections next Tuesday, Nov. 6. Why? Your vote matters—both at the state and federal level...

Faculty must decide to support every student on campus

Martel DenHartog, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

When I pitched the story at our Chips meeting last week to spotlight faculty and how they decide to talk about current traumatic events in class, I did not expect it to be a story. I was more curious why some professors chose to ...

Luther students should start working for change

September 27, 2018

A few weeks ago, on Saturday night, I was walking down Water Street with three of my closest friends. We had been partaking in Saturday night activities and were therefore all in quite jolly moods. We all four identify as males,...

A Male College Student’s Perspective as a Survivor of Sexual Assault

September 20, 2018

As of recently, American society and media have started to address the pressing issue of sexual assault. Female-identifying people have made leaps and bounds with reporting sexual assault, demonstrated recently in U.S. gymnast Aly R...

Thinking about how to achieve a more inclusive and welcoming society

September 13, 2018

As we start this new academic year, we must continue to reflect on matters of inclusion, cultural understanding and tolerance. We cannot deny that our school and its social structure results in a division between people. Often...

The Luther Norse: is our mascot outdated?

Rozlyn Paradis, Part-Time Writer

May 17, 2018

Norse is defined as a language or the people of northern Scandinavia or Norwegians. The Luther College mascot is at worst a language and at best an entire race. To increase the authenticity of the college, I am suggesting th...

Diversity council calls for systemic change

May 9, 2018

In recent weeks the Diversity Council has felt inspired by the student response to the incidents of hate speech (our words) over this past semester. In particular, we would like to acknowledge those organizations and leaders that...

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