Luther College Chips

Students need to speak up to administration

Matthew Dosland ('19)

March 15, 2018

Filed under Letter to Editor

I often hear something along these lines from students: “It’s a problem definitely, but administration has bigger issues, especially low enrollment, to focus on.” I agree, low enrollment is probably the single biggest issue ...

Listening to music without earbuds is disruptive

Lily Kime, A&E Editor

March 15, 2018

Filed under Editorial

It’s supposedly springtime here at Luther, and what a time it is. It’s a time when students wear fewer layers of clothing in an attempt to convince Mother Nature that the weather should be warmer and less snowy (P.S.: your sho...

In response to the recent hate incident

Anna Phearman (‘19)

March 15, 2018

Filed under Letter to Editor

I used to be proud. I used to be proud to be a Luther student. I used to be proud to call myself a part of such an inclusive community. I remember how, on my campus tour, every person that passed me gave me a smile. I mistoo...

Why aren’t pads and tampons free?

Elizabeth Bonin, Managing Editor

March 7, 2018

Filed under Editorial

Ah March, that wonderful month when one moment the sun is shining and your skin is glowing and the next you have 10 assignments due tomorrow and you begin to question where there is enough room for all the snow. The only reason ...

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 ...

Salt or gravel: student safety or environmental concern?

Katrina Meyer, News Editor

March 7, 2018

Filed under Editorial

The weather this winter has been all over the place. One day it’s 50 degrees and the next day is well below freezing. As a result of the weather whiplash we are all experiencing, water is melting and then freezing which leads ...

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 25, 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 25, 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...

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