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

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

    Franki 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

Break-ins spark conversation

October 19, 2017

In the surrounding Midway neighborhood, there have been multiple break-ins, including one at the Hamline PRIDE house, located at 737 North Asbury St., which happened on Oct. 2 at 12 p.m. Others were at houses on Snelling and all three break-ins were within the past two weeks. Despite this though, jun...

Sex brought to Light

October 19, 2017

Dimly lit lamps, condoms of every variety including glow in the dark and flavored and dipping chocolate- this was the scene at last Wednesday’s event, Sex in the Dark. Peer Educations’ (Peer Ed) event Sex in the Dark had the highest attendance that it has ever had, according to Peer Ed Lead Tea...

Rally Round the Pipers

Kat McCullum, Reporter

October 19, 2017

Anderson Center was a flurry of red and grey as the Piper Rally kicked off Homecoming day. Students, staff and alumni milled about Anderson Forum to indulge in the fun and spirit all around. “We thought it would be fun to do a tail-gating type event,” junior Macy Hallquist, a member of the Ho...

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For A Breath of Fresh Air

Matt Jacquez, Columnist

October 19, 2017

If there’s one thing many of us have in common, it’s that we’re experts at breathing. After all this time, we don’t even think about how good we are at it. In and o...

In Defense of Night Classes

Hanna Bubser, Senior Columnist

October 19, 2017

Judging by the surplus of jackets and hot beverages from Starbucks I’ve seen around campus lately, it is safe to say that autumn is in full swing. As much as we hate to ad...

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A tragedy for millennials

Payton Mansfield, Reporter

October 19, 2017

Blood, spit and beatboxing are the first things that come to mind regarding the Guthrie Theatre’s rendition of Romeo and Juliet.   The Wurtele Thrust Stage is set with...

DFA hosts new, diverse art collection

October 19, 2017

Hushed figures wander around the room, staring with contemplation at the thin, white pages and thick, black lines that build the pieces on display before Maina herself co...

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