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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 ...

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 18, 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...

Call “Gacha” what it is: gambling

Grant Thomas (‘18)

November 10, 2017

Filed under Letter to Editor

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

Filed under Letter to Editor

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

Filed under Letter to Editor

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

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...

Democrats must unify and compromise to win elections

Geoffrey Dyck (‘18)

October 27, 2017

Filed under Letter to Editor

I am going to put this bluntly: Democrats got wrecked in the 2016 elections. We lost many elections not only on the national level, but on the state level as well. How is this so? There are many theories that exist as to why this...

Make an informed vote for city elections

Alex Sekora ('18)

October 27, 2017

Filed under Letter to Editor

Decorah’s city elections are coming up fast on Tuesday, November 7, and I would encourage all Luther students to consider voting for Lorraine Borowski for mayor, Ross Hadley for city council at-large district, and Shirley Vermace...

The Norse Poll: Should Baker parking permits be expanded to other lots?

October 14, 2017

Filed under Letter to Editor

“I don’t see why people can’t park in the other spaces. If you buy a parking pass for the same price as everyone else you should be able to park wherever you want. They should open it up so if people are staying somewhere...

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