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Luther security needs a female officer

Grace Onsrud, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Call “Gacha” what it is: gambling

Grant Thomas (‘18)

November 10, 2017

Pokémon Go was a wake-up call for the gaming industry. Almost overnight, developers realized the untapped potential of the mobile market. Since then, many developers have flocked to the mobile market. While there are a wide variety...

“Midwest nice” interferes with public dialogue

Ananda Easley (‘19)

November 10, 2017

As both a Midwesterner and someone who wants to be a psychology therapist one day, I have trained myself to be pretty impartial. Sometimes I wish I were more opinionated. Opinionated people seem to have all the fun. But it is...

No excuses for saying the n-word

Steffert Michael Thadeo Spencer (‘18)

November 10, 2017

Stop saying n***a if you are not black. Just like other students, I like to go to Scoes on Saturdays to have a good time with my friends. It is fun to dance around and sing along to Spotify’s top 40 bops (no shade). There...

Why are we striving towards “marriage material?”

Olivia Enquist, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

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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