Norse of the Week

Luther’s football team has started their season off on a 3-0 winning streak. Defensive Back Caleb Freund (‘15) led a defensive line that kept Grinnell scoreless for the second and third quarters on Saturday, Sept. 20. Freund made 18 tackles, which was the game high. The next game will be against University of Dubuque on Saturday Oct. 4 at home.

Chips: How old were you when you started playing football?

Freund: I was in fifth grade. I played soccer but my mom always wanted me to start football.

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Williams shares tiny house experience with Luther

Author Dee Williams gave a lecture about her memoir “The Big Tiny” and her experiences living in her 84 square-foot home on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The event was sponsored by the Friends of Decorah Public Library in partnership with the Luther College Center for Sustainable Communities and was open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Political groups acquire polling station

By: Makeda Barkley, Staff Writer
October 2nd, 2014

For the primary elections in Iowa this fall, Luther College Democrats and Luther College Republicans petitioned for the placement of three absentee polling stations on campus but were granted only one.

Students discuss racial climate

By: Maggie Steinberg, Staff Writer
October 2nd, 2014

Two weeks ago, Chips ran an article covering faculty and staff perspectives on teaching about race at Luther. A common theme from faculty members was the necessity of open conversation and understanding among diverse populations. This week, students Marlon Henriquez (‘15), Zora Hurst (‘17), Laura Peterson (‘15) and Charlie Weathers (‘15) share their experiences with race on campus.

Williams shares tiny house experience with Luther

By: Katie Nelson, Staff Writer
October 2nd, 2014

Author Dee Williams gave a lecture about her memoir “The Big Tiny” and her experiences living in her 84 square-foot home on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The event was sponsored by the Friends of Decorah Public Library in partnership with the Luther College Center for Sustainable Communities and was open to the public with no charge for admission.

SAC Leadership sponsors texting simulator

By: Abby Carpenter, Staff Writer
October 2nd, 2014

More than 100 students went behind the wheel to try their hand at a texting and driving simulator outside of Dahl Centennial Union on Tuesday, Sept. 23, an event sponsored by SAC Leadership. The texting simulator was provided by PEER Awareness, a group based out of Grand Rapids, Mich., as part of their It Can Wait campaign.

Morris speaks on philosophy, success

By: Laura Hayes, Staff Writer
October 2nd, 2014

The Center for Ethics and Public Life sponsored a series of lectures by Tom Morris, a philosopher who advises companies such as Toyota, General Motors and Coca-Cola. The lectures, which ran from Tuesday, Sept. 23 to Wednesday, Sept.

Leadership opportunities

A Sit-Down with Senate
By: Phil Hanson, Student Senate Junior Class Representative
October 2nd, 2014

Student Senate’s Student Leadership Committee was formed last year with the mission of empowering and emboldening student organizations and their leaders. We strive to do this by providing them with the resources, tools and assistance necessary to carry out their own missions and benefit the Luther community through their activities and involvement.

Making the most of the career fair

By: Brenda Ranum, Director of the Career Center
October 2nd, 2014

Luther College will be hosting the Fall Career Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Dahl Centennial Union Lounge. This will be one of the biggest fairs ever with more than 44 employers registered to attend. To see the list of employers planning to attend, go to www.luther.edu/careers and click on Career Fairs and then Fall Career Fair.

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