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12 holiday things to do after finals

Emily Anderson and Melody Yabandith

December 13, 2015

Filed under Variety

1. Wells Fargo WinterSkate Have some skating fun at this Downtown St. Paul ice rink. Don’t worry if you don’t have skates, you can rent for $4. The rink is free and is open until Feb. 7. 2. Holidazzle Located in Loring Par...

Keep it in perspective

Staff

December 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Finals—that time of year we both dread and long for is upon us. While it’s not always so terrible, the familiar sense of impending doom will often take root in the souls of lowly college students. It prevents us from having...

For the sake of the unexpected; why Paris?

Nate Correia, Senior Columnist

December 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

“You know what I’ve noticed? Nobody panics when things go ‘according to plan’ – even if the plan is horrifying!” But when one unexpected bad thing happens “… well everyone loses their minds!” remarked Heath Ledger...

How ISIS works and how to stop it

Reid Madden, Senior Columnist

December 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

ISIS doesn’t have to be that scary. Here’s why.

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Incident Log

December 13, 2015

Filed under News

Nov. 20, 11:28 p.m. Manor Residence Halls Keys not found A student reported their dorm keys and ID card stolen off campus. Residential life staff was contacted and the dorm room was re-cored. Nov. 21, 12:52 a.m. Schilling Resi...

Interlibrary Loan Coordinator Peloquin retires

Isabella De La Cruz, Reporter

December 13, 2015

Filed under News

After 45 years of employment, Bush Memorial Library veteran Gail Peloquin prepares to leave the Hamline community.

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Post-Power of One day: a follow up

Kalli Wilson, Reporter

December 13, 2015

Filed under News

The Power of One Day, Hamline's fundraising event held on Nov. 11, or Veteran’s Day, caused controversy in Hamline’s veteran community. Don Allen (‘15), alumnus and President Emeritus of Hamline’s Veteran’s Organization,...

Hamline remembers Toni Bachman

Rikka Bakken, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2015

Filed under News

Family and friends of Toni Bachman will finally have some closure when the sentencing for Norman Bachman is concluded on Dec. 11. Toni Bachman had been working for Hamline until she disappeared in April 1997. According to the...

Non-Profit students host Hunger Banquet

Olivia Haidos, Reporter

December 13, 2015

Filed under News

At this meal, the focus isn’t on the food.  The Oxfam website states "You may think hunger is about too many people and to little food. That is not the case. Hunger is about power. Its roots lie in inequitable access to resources...

Scheduling software causes finals chaos

Joe Dumas and Anthony Duchenes

December 13, 2015

Filed under News

It’s finals season. In just a few short days, students will be sitting down to take some of the most important exams of the semester. The weeks preceding final exams can be stressful for many people, but this year, Hamline students...

Dramatic changes in event scheduling

Darbie Smith, Reporter

December 13, 2015

Filed under News

Modifications in the process of scheduling events on campus has left some students with questions. Last year students scheduled events on campus through 25 Live, a web based scheduling, publishing, and registration system to facilitate...

Union negotiations go into mediation

Catherine Stolz, Reporter

December 13, 2015

Filed under News

Over the last year and a half, Hamline’s union of adjunct professors have had weekly negotiations with administration to bargain over aspects of the part time position, but the last few months have been especially slow going....

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