Luther College Chips

In response: “Mental health education and support”

Harold A. Maio, retired mental health editor

February 28, 2017

Filed under Letter to Editor

You can do public marches to decry the stigma of mental illness.Yes, you can, or you can march against those who direct that prejudice. They are the real issue. You could also march against those who repeat that prejudice, the...

Falsely-based fear of providing abortions leads to de-funding of crucial NEICAC

Emily Crowe, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2017

Filed under Editorial

The Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation (NEICAC) received about 50 percent of its funding from the Iowa Family Planning Network Waiver (IFPN) last year. According to NEICAC’s website, this non-profit provides “Early C...

Proposed school: Proximity to Luther not reason enough

Olivia Benson, Head Copy Editor

February 28, 2017

Filed under Editorial

After returning to campus three weeks ago, it seems like talk of the proposal to construct an elementary school in Anderson Prairie has been inescapable. I have seen flyers across campus, been invited to numerous panels concerning ...

The danger of blindly following our fears

Geoffrey Dyck ('18)

February 28, 2017

Filed under Letter to Editor

I’m currently in Washington D.C. doing an internship with the Democratic Governors Association for the semester. During my stay, I had the incredible opportunity to witness the inauguration of President Donald Trump. While ...

Google’s 2-Step Verification: process not worth the hassle

Fran Stevenson, Features Editor

February 17, 2017

Filed under Editorial

At the beginning of this semester all Luther students were forced to register for a Google 2-step Verification with the idea that this will keep Luther accounts safe. 2-step Verification requires the one logging in to type in ...

Black History Month: Strategic Marginalization in Disguise

Makeda Barkley, Managing Editor

February 17, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Every year, February marks the month during which we recognize African-American authors, scientists, activists, artists, and other public figures. We go to lectures, concerts, and celebrations of black culture and societal con...

Mental health education and support: vital for students

Katie Patyk (‘18)

February 17, 2017

Filed under Letter to Editor

I was diagnosed with depression during my junior year of high school and have been coping with it ever since. I openly talk about it, but I have encountered my share of problems for doing so. People have slammed doors in my face ...

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