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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...

Respect is a double standard for current and prospective students

Lily Kime, A&E Editor

February 26, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

As I walked into the Symphony Orchestra concert on Feb. 11 during the intermission, I was excited to hear music that one of my co-workers told me would be amazing. While she was, of course, correct, I did have an unexpected surpr...

How do we take responsibility for ignorance?

Shasa Sartin, Features Editor

February 26, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Leading up to February, I spent time brainstorming story ideas for the Features section as well as editorials I could write in order to celebrate this time. Right away I knew I wanted to include black alumni profiles, easy! I...

J-term needs to be restructured

Elizabeth Bonin, Managing Editor

February 26, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

“J-term play term,” they said. Maybe it’s just me, but the only “play term” I’ve ever had was when I was studying abroad, so I was not even on campus. January-term is advertised as a great time to only take one cl...

“Thoughts and prayers” after a national tragedy

Lyndsay Monsen, Copy Editor

February 26, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

I rarely think like a Republican. Across the board I am as liberal as they come and people who know me well can attest to how outspoken I am about these beliefs. But lately there has been something I seem to disagree with my ...

Grammar is not the sole component of the English major

Lily Kime, A&E Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Being an English major is about finding the connections between authors, works, and times and trying to figure out how they still affect us today.

It’s okay to be honest on course evaluations

Elizabeth Bonin, Managing Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under Editorial

It is that time of year again. No, I do not mean Christmas or finals. I mean course evaluations. Cue the groans and moans of students within a 20-mile radius. I know most students look at course evals as an unnecessary nuisan...

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...

Presidential elections are not the only important ones

Katrina Meyer, News Editor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Election season can be frustrating. During presidential election years, campaigns start a full year earlier. Attack ads seem to take over TV for months beforehand. In such a large country, individual votes might not feel important....

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