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Wages to change

Kelly Holm, Senior Reporter

December 6, 2018

On Nov. 14, the St. Paul City Council voted to increase the minimum wage from $9.65 to $15 per hour, to be phased in gradually over a period of several years. The resolution was signed into law the same day by Mayor Melvin Carter....

Giving up food for an education

Emilia Nolan, Reporter

November 16, 2018

Concerns about food and food resources have become a central issue at Hamline. However, changes with the meal plans for on-campus students are not the only concerns for Hamline students. Food insecurity has become a main concern...

Post-election reflections on campus

Kelly Holm, Senior Reporter

November 16, 2018

Last Tuesday’s midterm elections ushered in a Democratic House of Representatives and an increased Republican Senate majority, flipped seven governorships and numerous other statewide offices and legislatures to Democratic control,...

FYSEM frustrations

Audra Grigus, Reporter

November 16, 2018

From studying the art of rock ‘n’ roll to analyzing a nude painting, first-year students are not at a loss for First-Year Seminar (FYSEM) classes to choose from upon arriving on campus. FYSEM is a mandatory course that...

Get the recognition that is deserved

Emilia Nolan, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Not all students on campus come from Minnesota. So, when students get an A on their midterm or win a study abroad scholarship, their family and friends might not be able to celebrate until days later. Since 2007, Colin Mathews...

Students collaborate for Access To Justice

Emma Hamilton, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Students from 19 different colleges around the metro area came together on Nov. 2 for the Access to Justice Conference, where they had the opportunity to listen to multiple different panelists, each of whom spoke about different...

Reimagining God language

Emily Lazear, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Chaplain Nancy Victorin-Vangerud has been inviting progressive Christian speakers to participate in the Mahle Lecture Series at Hamline for 11 years. The topic this year was a book written by two feminist theologians, Carol P....

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