• From Hamline to Hollywood

    From Hamline to Hollywood

    Jody Peters, Senior Reporter

    April 14, 2014

    If you’re one of the roughly 451 million people who have watched the “Roar” music video, then you’ve seen a Hamline graduate’s work. Besides “Roar,” Derek Johnson (’03) has done visual effects and postproduction work on Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” video and won a VMA for Capital Cities’... READ MORE »»

    Alum Derek Johnson (’03) talks about making music videos for Capital Cities and Katy Perry.

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  • Killer B’s fly to the finish

    Killer B’s fly to the finish

    Gino Terrell, Senior Reporter

    April 14, 2014

    Doug Byrnes, head gymnastics coach, said the 2014 gymnastics season was “almost the perfect ending” and he was proud of the team’s accomplishments this season. The Pipers won their first meet in seven years, and they came less than a point away from qualifying for nationals as a team.... READ MORE »»

    Senior Courtney Benson performs a mount on the uneven bars. She won the NCGA Outstanding Senior Athlete Award to end on a high note.

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  • Social justice in the spotlight

    Social justice in the spotlight

    Jody Peters, Variety Editor

    April 9, 2014

    Normally,  a play’s value is determined by how entertaining it is, and Hamline University Theater certainly takes that into account when choosing productions. For the spring season, however, they wanted something that was not only entertaining but also had a deeper message. Director Carolyn Levy explained... READ MORE »»

    Left to right: First-year Lee Mai, junior Kyrie Carlson and senior Phasoua Vang act in Hamline Theatre’s play “Crocodile Seeking Refuge,” which tells the story of refugees in search of asylum in the United Kingdom.

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  • Celebrating Piper pride: alumni style

    Celebrating Piper pride: alumni style

    Meghan O’Brien, Reporter

    March 4, 2014

    The first ever #foreverapiper Alumni Appreciation Week took place the week of Feb. 24-28. The Hamline Student Alumni Board created and sponsored this week-long event to educate the student body about the alumni community, the importance of alumni philanthropic and volunteer support and to build... READ MORE »»

    Thursday, February 27 during convo hour, Hamline alumni participated in a “Throwback Thursday” panel and shared stories of their time at Hamline and experiences of life after college.

    Christina Alongi

  • Backstage with the Bands

    Backstage with the Bands

    Jody Peters, Variety Editor

    March 4, 2014

    Fine Line Music Cafe has hosted a wide variety of musical artists over the years, from Buddy Guy to Lady Gaga, and recently some up-and-coming artists took to the stage. Aer, New Beat Fund and RDGLDGRN played to a sold-out crowd on Feb. 22. While most of the concertgoers said that they came for headlining... READ MORE »»

    From left to right: Guitarist Red, bassist Gold, and frontman Green of RDGLDGRN.

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Coping with depression through a religious lens

Coping with depression through a religious lens

Isaac Faleschini, Senior Reporter

According to the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in ten adults report having suffered from depression. A recent panel in Anderson Center addressed depression in its relation to spirituality....  Read More »

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From Hamline to Harvard:  Crossing religious boundaries

From Hamline to Harvard: Crossing religious boundaries

Meghan O'Brien, Reporter

This past year, Hamline University became the first university outside of Harvard University to launch the Values in Action (VIA) program developed by Chris Stedman, author of “Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common...  Read More »

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Model UN wins big in the Big Apple

Model UN wins big in the Big Apple

Heidi Anderson, Reporter

The Hamline University Model United Nations earned awards in individual and team events at the national conference held in New York City at the beginning of the month. “The team did just a phenomenal job. They...  Read More »

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How should we address bullying in schools?

How should we address bullying in schools?

Erin Derwin, Senior Columnist

The 21st century has orchestrated a new form of bullying: the cyber bully. The Internet follows you wherever you go. When you leave a school campus Facebook can still be read in the palm of your hand. As younger generations...  Read More »

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From Hamline to Hollywood

From Hamline to Hollywood

Jody Peters, Senior Reporter

If you’re one of the roughly 451 million people who have watched the “Roar” music video, then you’ve seen a Hamline graduate’s work. Besides “Roar,” Derek Johnson (’03) has done visual...  Read More »

April 14, 2014 • 0 comments

Left to right: First-year Lee Mai, junior Kyrie Carlson and senior Phasoua Vang act in Hamline Theatre’s play “Crocodile Seeking Refuge,” which
tells the story of refugees in search of asylum in the United Kingdom.

Social justice in the spotlight

April 9, 2014

The documentary "Act of Killing" was nominated at the 2014 Academy Awards for Best Documentary Feature.

Oppenheimer’s film a success

March 11, 2014

Poet Lauren Zuniga, a three time national slam finalist, performed at Hamline on March 7.

Poetry slam students open for Zuniga

March 11, 2014

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