The Oracle

Can we completely prevent gun violence?

Chloe McElmury, Senior Columnist

October 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Since the awful attack in Las Vegas, conversation and debate regarding gun control has been on everyone’s minds. Celebrities and everyday citizens alike have been sharing ways to reform gun laws in hopes of making an impact. T...

Homebase for a Chronic Condition

Hanna Bubser, Senior Columnist

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

My name is Hanna, and I am a Type 1 diabetic. It isn’t often that I introduce myself to people in this manner; many people who know me do not even know that I live with this disease.         Type 1 diabetes is an autoim...

How Far We’ve Come – How Far We’ll Go.

Andy Stec, Senior Columnist

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The very idea of ‘authentic marketing’ is an oxymoron. Generally, the express purpose of marketing is to promote and distribute a service – though we may take this definition with a 21st century bent and assume that this also ...

Let The Dreamers Dream

Matt Jacquez, Columnist

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As a student of Hamline University, I arrived with a dream: the accomplished life. We spend our four years at Hamline imagining our ideal future; after the tests, the homework, and the stress, we only hope that our dreams ...

Staff Editorial: In defense of Anderson food

Karl Bjornerud, Opinion Editor

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This is an opinionated campus. No matter what the issue, there are always opposing viewpoints ready to make themselves heard. It’s a beautiful thing, really – the truest form of academic and social dialogue – what more c...

Speakout

Andy Stec, Senior Columnist

September 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Eduardo Mendoza-Balderas, 1st Year: “I’m excited to meet new people and really experience the freedom of an open schedule.”   James Rhodes, 2nd Year:   “My classes, I’m feeling more comfortable ...

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