Student musicians hold recitals at Luther

Throughout the year, Luther students have the opportunity to attend the recitals of their friends and classmates. Students who are music majors are required to perform recitals, but many other student musicians also choose to hold recitals.
“Having a recital provides a great opportunity to showcase and share your own individual talent, potential and all the hard work and effort that you put into your program,” Grace Erie (‘14) said. Erie performed her voice recital last Tuesday.
As a music major, Allison Vollinger (‘15) was required to perform a voice recital.


A reading to remember

The Center for Ethics and Public Life and the English department hosted Augustana College professor and author Patrick Hicks for a reading of his new historical fiction novel, “The Commandant of Lubizec,” Thursday, April 10.
“The Commandant of Lubizec” is a novel that tells the story of a fictional Nazi death camp in Poland. Various viewpoints were portrayed from survivors, train drivers and the commandant. The reading, which took place April 10 at 7 p.m. in Olin, consisted of readings from three different chapters, a question and answer discussion and a book signing.


Norse of the Week

By: Julia Joseph, Sports Editor
April 17, 2014

Kyle Appel (‘17) and James Ayer (‘14) won at number two doubles against Coe on April 5. They won 8-5 in that match. Ayer went on to win his singles match that day completing the only two victories the team had over Coe. This season the team has gone 18-5 overall.

Chips: How do your tactics change when playing a doubles match as opposed to singles?

Freya loses 9-10 in close final match

By: Nils Johnson, Staff Writer
April 17, 2014

As the spring season blooms, another perennial object has taken to the skies: the white discs of Ultimate Frisbee. Despite the turn in weather that has only recently brought sunshine, the women of Freya rounded out the regular season and competed in sectionals the weekend of April 12 for a bid at the national tournament.

Football wins all-sport relay

By: Jayne Cole, Managing Editor
April 17, 2014

Four representatives from the football team repeated as champions in the all-sport relay. The event was held during the Norse Relays on Saturday, April 12.

Five teams competed in the event. Representatives from the men’s basketball, wrestling, men’s and women’s swimming and the Clarke University throwers participated in the 4x100m relay.

New stadium proposed

By: Luke Manderfeld, Staff Writer
April 17, 2014

The Luther College Development office has recently announced the new softball and baseball stadium project. The design would put in new stadium seating, backstops and press boxes. The building dates are still to be determined but estimated to be the summer of 2014 or 2015. They will be built over the current fields.

Senate opinion discredits candidates

By: Ryan Castelaz,
April 17, 2014

I appreciate Chips for many of its articles, as many of them are finely written on appropriate topics with strong journalistic ethics. The exception to this are the regular “drug bust” articles, which although unbiased, provide the person’s name to the entire student body, essentially wringing them out to dry for no clear reason at all.

In defense of opinions

By: Katherine Moher,
April 17, 2014

To the editor:

In last week’s issue, an article called “Meet the Candidates” was published, giving objective information about the four sets of candidates running for Student Senate President and Vice President.

Counseling confidentiality

By: Pam Torresdal ,
April 17, 2014

To the editor:

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