Luther College Chips

Luther students deserve more transparency

Lyndsay Monsen, Head Copy Editor

October 24, 2018

Filed under Editorial

I, along with many other members of the Luther student body, was shocked to receive an email Thursday afternoon before fall break about a security alert. “Yesterday afternoon, an alert member of the Luther community notified ...

Luther needs to promote inter-party dialogue

Elyse Grothaus, News Editor

October 24, 2018

Filed under Editorial

Growing up in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, I often felt as if I was the only liberal in a 30 mile radius. To give you an idea, at my high school we held a mock election in 2012 and over 90% of the student population voted for Mitt Romn...

Call for letter to the editor submissions

October 10, 2018

Filed under Opinions

The Opinion section of Chips is looking for submissions of letters to the editor from any member of the Luther community about any topic. Letters should be sent to [email protected] and should be around 400-700 words long. ...

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 Norse Poll: Do you think you have enough information about the available candidates to vote in the midterm elections?

October 10, 2018

Filed under Opinions

We asked 150 Norse...  To generate this chart, two Chips staff writers polled Luther students at random between Sept. 30 to Oct. 7. Students were asked if they thought that they had enough information about the candidates running...

The fine art of minding your own business

Cara Keith, Features Editor

October 10, 2018

Filed under Editorial

Minding your own business is an art form that many people find difficult to grasp. This technique is something that should be practiced in most walks of life, although I admit there are many situations where it is absolutely necessa...

The Norse Poll: Is there someone close to you whose first language is not English or was raised bilingual?

October 4, 2018

Filed under Opinions

We asked 151 Norse...  To generate this chart, two Chips staff writers polled Luther students at random between Sept. 23 to Sept. 30. Students were asked if there was someone close to them (a close friend, family member, etc.) whos...

Are you “yikes” in class?

Lily Kime, A&E Editor

October 4, 2018

Filed under Editorial

As college students, we all have areas of specialty. I mean, that is what a major is after all. It’s great to have particular topics that you feel confident about and are willing to supplement classroom discussion with pert...

On Lizzo being told she can’t twerk

Shasa Sartin, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2018

Filed under Editorial

The lovely, talented, Taurus sun Virgo moon performer Lizzo graced Luther’s Regents Center on Friday September 28th. If you know anything about Lizzo or attended Friday’s concert, you know that body image and self love are i...

Luther students should start working for change

September 27, 2018

Filed under Letter to Editor

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,...

The negative side to Luther’s culture of high achievement

Gillian Klein, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Editorial

She tells me she got four hours of sleep after completing eight hours of homework. He’s non-stop busy with soccer, band, and class from 12 in the afternoon to eight at night. And all around me there is constant movement and...

Luther needs more school spirit

Katrina Meyer, News Editor

September 20, 2018

Filed under Editorial

I grew up a big fan of Notre Dame football. My uncles on both sides of the family, my dad, and one of my aunts went there, so growing up, Saturdays in the fall were all about Notre Dame football. I learned all the words to the...

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