The Oracle

Lacrosse team awaits a promising season

Shukri Kolmale, Reporter

March 15, 2018

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The Women’s Lacrosse program at Hamline University is fairly young and highly successful. The program first began in 2016 but it did not take them long to get placed in the Midwest Women’s Lacrosse Conference. In 2016, the team a...

A 21st-century reformation

Sabrina Merritt, Reporter

March 15, 2018

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Has much changed in 500 years? Deanna A. Thompson, a religion professor at Hamline, is examining how a particular movement in 1517 compares to the 2017 resistance movements, such as the Women’s March. Thompson, who has studie...

An enchanting read

Ann Leimbach, Reporter

March 15, 2018

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Moira Fowley-Doyle’s sophomore novel tells the story of eight teenagers from a small Irish village who are all searching for something different. After the town’s annual bonfire, things- clothing, keys, voices, people- start to ...

Hamline goes to MBLGTACC

Ann Marie Leimbach, Reporter

February 28, 2018

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Very few things are worth an eight hour drive in a crowded coach bus, but the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference is one of them. An annual event, MBLGTACC has been held at various colleges throug...

Cafe Meow

Cafe Meow

February 28, 2018

Athletes of the week

Shukri Kolmale, Reporter

February 28, 2018

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Taylor Martinek Junior Taylor Martinek has her name on a lot of banners after breaking a 37 year-old record at Hamline University with the Pipers’ Swimming and Diving team. The record she broke previously held by Hall of ...

To protect or to censor?

Sabrina Merritt, Reporter

February 28, 2018

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Students across the nation have learned lessons alongside Huck Finn and Scout Finch for decades. Now, students in the Duluth district may be losing these lessons. As reported by the Star Tribune, the Duluth Public Schools distr...

The cafe with the golden latte

Ann Leimbach, Reporter

February 21, 2018

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As it looks fairly inconspicuous from the outside, one may not expect to be in the presence of Internet royalty when they stand in front of Cafe Astoria. The little cafe got their local celebrity status due to the “24k Latte” on...

Andy Stec

February 19, 2018

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Andy Stec is studying History, Philosophy, and Political Science in his Junior Year while serving as Senior Columnist at the Oracle. He is carrying out research on Critical Theory and postwar American Labor History—and trying...

It’s the finals countdown

Hanna Bubser, Senior Columnist

December 7, 2017

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The first night back in my apartment after Thanksgiving break, I couldn’t fall asleep. I tossed and turned at the thought of returning to a desktop full of unfinished essays, my overbooked Google Calendar and those uncomfortabl...

Mindful streets, mindful streams

Sabrina Merritt, Reporter

November 21, 2017

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The mission is simple: let’s keep it clean! On Wednesday, Nov. 8 over 50 attendees gathered in Hamline University’s Klas Center to attend a roundtable conversation to promote clean water in the Twin Cities. The event was ...

You should be Russian to get here

Ann Leimbach, Reporter

November 21, 2017

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When I first walked in the door of The Russian Tea House I came upon a long line curving around the front and into the hallway that lead to the dining area, it would take me about an hour to get through the line after I got th...

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