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  • I rah, you rah, we all rah for Rah’Mn

    I rah, you rah, we all rah for Rah’Mn

    Francheska Crawford-Hanke, Senior Reporter

    April 30, 2017

    Living in 11 cities in the span of 12 years, Chris Corlett started his count in Minneapolis. Now, opening Rah’Mn, he’s come full circle back to Minnesota to bring something he thought was lacking: ramen. “I grew up here in Minneapolis actually,” Corlett said. “I started my career when I was 12 years old.” His first foray into the culinary arts came working as a young teen at a country club in Prior Lake where he found his artistic persona...

    A bowl of warm ramen noodle soup with corn, bok choi and kale soaking up the pork broth.

    Francheska Crawford-Hanke, Senior Reporter

  • Hitting for the stars…and the playoffs

    Hitting for the stars…and the playoffs

    Rebecca Higgins, Reporter

    April 30, 2017

    Hamline women’s softball team’s aggression insists on winning. Each game the Pipers enter, they target the other team by utilizing their own hitting. “Right now, our hitting is taking over,” senior infielder and outfielder Chelsea Koehn said. “When our hitting is taking over, the rest will do itself.” By utilizing their hitting, this Piper team has done what most Piper teams dream of doing: earning a top three spot in the MIAC. “We...

    Junior catcher Abbie Annen watches a pitch come in against Concordia.

    Tamasin Draughon, Business Manager

  • Another successful 5K in the books

    Another successful 5K in the books

    Wail Eltag, Reporter

    April 30, 2017

    Lakeside views at Phalen Park, spring making promises with clear forecasts and pleasant weather. Old school rock music playing through the loudspeakers as Hamline students in bright burgundy shirts dance and prepare to “walk, run, or roll” in the fifth Annual Hamline Cares DAV 5K Walk/Run/Roll. The 5K event kicked off at 9 a.m. The Hamline community came together for opening ceremonies, which included “The Star-Spangled Banner” and opening sp...

    Wail Eltag, Reporter

  • Senior in the spotlight

    Senior in the spotlight

    Adam Whitt, A&E Editor

    April 9, 2017

    Hard work, dedication and a love of Shakespeare come together as senior Jacob Krohn reflects on his Hamline theatre career and his final senior performance. It wasn’t long ago that Krohn first got involved with theatre. In Krohn’s senior year of high school, he auditioned for his school’s winter show and ended up landing the lead role. After coming to Hamline University, he knew that he wanted to continue exploring the theatre world. It wa...

    Senior Jacob Krohn performs a variety of scenes by William Shakespeare including “Hamlet”

    Matt Doroff, Senior Photographer

  • What the STLF?

    What the STLF?

    Jasmine Lee, Senior Photographer

    April 9, 2017

    For the past two years now, I’ve gone with Students Today, Leaders Forever (STLF) for spring break. It’s a half-volunteering, half-tourism alternative spring break trip on a coach bus, 100% planned and led by a core group of students. This year our destination was Charleston, South Carolina. Typically I wouldn’t be thrilled at the prospect of waking up at 6:00 a.m. the Friday before spring break and driving four hours to UW Madison, but under ST...

    Sumaya Aden (first-year) hammering nails into the siding of the Habitat for Humanity house in Wilmington, North Carolina.

    Jasmine Lee, Senior Photographer

Hamline promotes immigration resources page

Arthur Solvang and Blake Butenhoff

The atmosphere on Hamline’s campus surrounding, among other things, what Dean of Students Alan Sickbert referred to as “supporting diversity of and for faculty and staff” in an email regarding the recent listening circles, has been a topic of discussion since January. One attempt to address student c...

April 30, 2017No Comments

Panel Addresses “Invisible War” of sexual assault in the U.S. Military

Nate Correia, Senior Reporter

Hamline’s Women’s Resource Center hosted a panel to raise awareness of sexual violence among a lesser-known demographic – veterans. The three speakers of the panel, Hamline Alum and victims advocate Mercedies Carlson, Sheila Laughton of the Women’s Veterans Initiative and Suzanne Al-Kayali, d...

April 30, 2017No Comments

Another successful 5K in the books

Another successful 5K in the books

Wail Eltag, Reporter

Lakeside views at Phalen Park, spring making promises with clear forecasts and pleasant weather. Old school rock music playing through the loudspeakers as Hamline students in bright burgundy shirts dance and prepare to “walk, run, or roll” in the fifth Annual Hamline Cares DAV 5K Walk/Run/Roll. The ...

April 30, 2017No Comments

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The gripes with group projects go on

The gripes with group projects go on

Hanna Bubser, Senior Columnist

As an English major, I have grown accustomed to writing papers. I knew what I was getting myself into when I chose this area of study, and I was comfortable with that. Th...

April 30, 2017No Comments

The unaddressed needs of a nascent major

The unaddressed needs of a nascent major

Chloe McElmury, Senior Columnist

I am happy to say I am a Digital Media Arts (DMA) major, even though this decision didn’t come until the end of my first year. This choice provides me with so much that ...

April 30, 2017No Comments

Grumbling about kids these days

Grumbling about kids these days

Sean Hanson, Senior Columnist

You are standing in the Anderson Starbucks line- waiting to order a venti triple-chocolate frosted butterscotch latte with a sprinkling of kale shavings-when you glance at th...

April 23, 2017No Comments

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I rah, you rah, we all rah for Rah’Mn

I rah, you rah, we all rah for Rah’Mn

Francheska Crawford-Hanke, Senior Reporter

Living in 11 cities in the span of 12 years, Chris Corlett started his count in Minneapolis. Now, opening Rah’Mn, he’s come full circle back to Minnesota to bring something he thought was lacking: ramen. “I grew up here in Minneapolis actually,” Corlett said. “I started my career when I was 12 years old.” His first foray into the culinary arts came working ...

April 30, 2017No Comments

Journey into the mind of del Toro

Franki Hanke, Senior Reporter

Running from Mar. 5 to May 28, Mia’s current temporary exhibit showcases a range of artifacts from filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. Items range from notebooks, drawings, models and objects selected out of the Mia’s permanent collection by del Toro himself, but the majority of items come from his personal collection at his residence, Bleak House. The exhibit hopes to “reveal...

April 23, 2017No Comments

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