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Drifting on a highway

Sean Hanson, Senior Columnist

March 5

Filed under Opinion

Grey skies, a biting wind and dulled feelings. One long stretch until Spring Break. The sun teases us with intermittent flashes. Motivation is in short supply. At this point in the new year, one begins anticipating what is to come in s...

When everything takes priority

Hanna Bubser, Columnist

March 5

Filed under Opinion

Throughout my entire life, my father has echoed the phrase: “The busier you are, the happier you are.” Most of the time, when he said this to me, I responded with the most dramatic eye roll I could muster. I’d drone on and ...

The political minority on campus

Chloe McElmury, Columnist

March 5

Filed under Opinion

You can’t be my friend if you don’t like Bernie Sanders,” was a real statement I heard during the first semester of my first year. Being a student previously sheltered from any cultural diversity, I was shocked. My upbringing w...

The challenge from the seniors

February 17

Filed under Opinion

Hamline’s seniors recently celebrated being only 100 days away from graduation, and even fewer when this issue hits the stands. The Class of 2017 marks a major turning point in Hamline’s history, as they are the first graduati...

The glum reality of mid-winter

Hanna Bubser, Columnist

February 17

Filed under Opinion

The mood of Hamline’s campus during the winter is strikingly different compared to the rest of the year. The sidewalks are slick with ice and crowded with students shuffling along to class, while simultaneously shielding t...

Are we overreacting to change in tuition?

Elise Christianson, Copy Chief

December 15

Filed under Opinion

We all received the email from the Provost on the change in tuition prices, J-term and credit caps. This email has sparked a lot of controversy among students, mainly over the fact that J-term will no longer be free of cost. For ...

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