Luther College Chips

It is ok to be passionate about things

Katrina Meyer, News Editor

April 23, 2019

Alright, everybody. This is my last opinion piece as an editor for Chips. For the past two and a half years, people have been asking me to write an opinion piece on what everyone knows that I am super passionate about: Notre ...

An open letter to people who like slowing down their cars to yell things

Kelao Charmaine Neumbo, News Editor

April 10, 2019

Enough. Just stop it. If you have not yet realized, your attention is surprisingly unwarranted. I know it may seem confusing at times, so I wanted to address any misunderstandings you might have. It may not seem like it to...

Why aren’t people showing up for student organizations?

Elyse Grothaus, A&E Editor

April 4, 2019

At our latest weekly Chips meeting, a staff member brought up that three Student Activities Council committees — SAC Entertainment, SAC Impact, and SAC Special Events — will be merging to form one new committee. This is due...

On the myth of the moral consumer and illegal drugs

Ana López, Managing Editor

April 4, 2019

It is going to be about a year since I woke up to the news that three film students that had been disappeared for weeks in Guadalajara, Mexico were found. Salomón, Jesús, and Marco were found in the containers that were used ...

Cassie Michel (‘20): Junior representative for the Curriculum Revision Task Force

March 20, 2019

Welcome to the “Senate says” column. This column is intended as a platform for students to learn about the different commitees in our Student Senate, and interact with our student governance. I am a junior class representat...

A letter to Jenifer K. Ward

Martel DenHartog, Sports Editor

March 20, 2019

Dear Dr. Ward, I would like to welcome you to Luther College. We are excited to have a fresh face on campus and hope your door is open to any questions we might have about the seemingly secretive going-ons of the campus admi...

Caring is cool

Cara Keith, Features Editor

March 13, 2019

Sometimes I feel like nobody cares about anything at all. Dramatic, I know. Even at Luther, where it appears that everyone is chasing their dream of making an outstanding contribution to the field of chemistry or becoming a worl...

An open letter to whoever left the toilet seat up in Legends the other day

Lyndsay Monsen, Head Copy Editor

March 13, 2019

I work out a lot when I’m stressed. So, naturally, I was in Legends almost every day last week. And, upon spending a lot of time there recently, I have discovered some of my new favorite things about Luther’s state-of-the-...

Africana studies: the study of self

Kelao Charmaine Neumbo, News Editor

March 7, 2019

Given its name, many people assume that Africana studies is solely for Africans and people of African descent. Though it holds special meaning to us, it is truly for all who realize the importance of an informed perspective and...

Long political campaigns are problematic

Katrina Meyer, News Editor

March 7, 2019

I frequently listen to classical music on Pandora when I am reading something for class. I listen with the volume on high to keep me from getting distracted by what is going on around me. This is a good system for the most par...

Student Workers deserve a raise

Forrest Stewart, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

I am continually amazed by the diverse array of work that my fellow students engage in to improve Luther’s operations, academics, cleanliness, and general allure. From physics researchers studying phenomena I could never begin ...

Luther should provide storage during the summer break

Ana López, Managing Editor

February 28, 2019

Until May of last year, I thought that the aggressive move to refer to “college dorms’’ as “residence halls” was accompanied by a true commitment to create spaces where students could feel at home. This idea was also su...

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