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Why voting matters to me

Andrea Hernandez Delgado, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

Filed under Contributing Writer, Opinions

“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...

Faculty must decide to support every student on campus

Martel DenHartog, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Contributing Writer

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 ...

The Luther Norse: is our mascot outdated?

Rozlyn Paradis, Part-Time Writer

May 17, 2018

Filed under Contributing Writer

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...

Administration response to hate incidents is not enough

Jorge Contreras Osegueda, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

Filed under Contributing Writer

The only thing that bothers me more than the hateful incidents that happened last week is the administration’s response. I get the sense that they are more interested in keeping a positive reputation by just making it look like ev...

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...

Counseling services needs proper tools to address eating disorders

Gillian Klein, Staff Writer

March 7, 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 ...

Why are we striving towards “marriage material?”

Olivia Enquist, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Filed under Contributing Writer, Letter to Editor

If summer is wedding season, then fall must be the season to get engaged. At least that’s what it seems to be within my circle of friends and high school acquaintances. Every time I log onto a social media platform, specifically...

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