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Preparation for Alumni Weekend demonstrates the importance of remembering and sharing

Anika Besst, Reporter

October 16, 2019

Homecoming weekend has come and gone with plenty of events geared towards both students and alumni.  A lot goes into planning this weekend— according to Molly Glewwe, Alumni Relations Director, planning for this year’s...

Incidents of racial prejudice and poor representation unfold on campus

Kelly Holm, Senior Reporter

October 14, 2019

Only weeks after Hamline welcomed the historically diverse class of 2023, instances of racial prejudice involving its members have surfaced.  One incident was a video of white female students singing a song which included a r...

Last year's first-place winner at the Lip Sync battle was Erin Bougie - who will it be this year?Show up and find out!

Rockin’ the night home

October 9, 2019

Find your first-gen fam

Kelly Holm, Senior Reporter

October 9, 2019

For junior Samira Abdi, the road to post-secondary success came with bumps. As a first-generation college student, she felt that she did not enter Hamline with the background knowledge that fellow Pipers whose parents have four-...

Wrongfully convicted

Dylan Stage, Reporter

October 9, 2019

Stories of criminal injustice filled a packed lecture hall during an event that hit Hamline last Friday. The event was planned by Hamline’s own organization: The Center for Justice and Law. Senior Amanda Jensen explained that “the Hamline Center for Justice and La...

SOS Sexual Violence Services in need of volunteers

Anika Besst, Reporter

October 9, 2019

Current volunteer shortages at the Ramsey County SOS Sexual Violence Services are creating challenges for advocates of sexual violence survivors.  Hamline University and SOS Sexual Violence Services have had a long-standing v...

Problem gambling and what we need to know

Sol Doyscher, Reporter

October 2, 2019

Hamline University, in collaboration with the Northstar Problem Gambling Alliance, recently held a conference providing an informative, educational look into the rising issue of problem gambling addiction. The conference was h...

Hamline discusses reparations

Christian Buonfiglio, Reporter

October 2, 2019

The matter of reparations, according to the Rev. Dr. Emma Jordan-Simpson, is not a matter of cutting a check. It is a question: Is America ready to confront the moral injuries caused by the slave trade? Citing the Gospel of ...

2023 is largest, most diverse first-year class

Dylan Stage, Reporter

October 2, 2019

In 2015 and 2018, Dr. Ryan Jerome LeCount, the Associate Professor and Chair of Hamline’s Sociology Department, began conducting a series of “diversity climate surveys,” to compile data on the impact diversity has on stu...

Competition heightened in HUSC fall election

Audra Grigus, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2019

Hamline Undergraduate Student Congress (HUSC) is in full swing after an intense election. HUSC was looking to fill the spots of three first-year representatives, one junior representative, a representative for every dorm hall on campus, ...

St. Paul mayor Melvin Carter spoke on issues of criminalization in Minnesota and the nation at large during the We Are All Criminals lecture organized by Hamline’s Center for Justice and Law.

We are all criminals

September 25, 2019

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