K’uun coffee bar opens in Decorah

Luther students and faculty and Decorah community members attended the grand opening of K’uun Coffee Bar at The Perfect Edge on Thursday, Sept. 18. Visitors came throughout the day-long grand opening to sample the locally roasted coffee and check out the newest coffee house in Decorah.
“Before coming I wasn’t quite sure what to expect,” Victoria Sandeno (‘17) said. “But the coffee is so flavorful, the menu is diverse and the bar gives it a different vibe than either Java John’s or Magpie. It’s definitely my new favorite.”

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Football team honors military service

On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Luther College football team honored America’s veterans in style. The players debuted new jerseys, featured military personnel during the national anthem and finished the game off with a defeat of Grinnell 49-21. This puts their record at 3-0, which has not happened since 1987.

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Football team honors military service

By: Erika Storvick, Staff Writer
September 25th, 2014

On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Luther College football team honored America’s veterans in style. The players debuted new jerseys, featured military personnel during the national anthem and finished the game off with a defeat of Grinnell 49-21. This puts their record at 3-0, which has not happened since 1987.

Norse of the Week

JW Slauson('15)
By: Julia Joseph, Sports Editor
September 25th, 2014

JW Slauson (‘15) is a midfielder on the men’s soccer team and was recently named IIAC Offensive Player of the Week. Slauson has scored three goals and added three assists so far this season. The men’s team is currently undefeated with a record of 7-0. A men’s soccer team has not had this record leading off their season since 1992 when they went 8-0.

Men's rugby rushes forward

Luther men’s rugby team is working with new players in hopes of reaching division championships.
By: Rachel Williams, Staff Writer
September 25th, 2014

The Luther men’s rugby team is underway with four league matches as part of the Minnesota Rugby Union in their fall season. They played a friendly inter-team match of sevens on Saturday, Sept. 20. This is where each team has seven players instead of fifteen because St. John’s University men’s rugby team forfeited their scheduled match.

Don’t touch me

By: Casey DeLima, Features Editor
September 25th, 2014

A few days ago, YouTuber Sam Pepper released a video of a “prank” in which he pinches the butts of females on the street while asking them for directions. Since then, there has been a lot of upheaval and the video has been removed from YouTube.

Tenure: a path to academic freedom

By: Jacqueline S. Wilkie, Professor of History
September 25th, 2014

Dear Chips Editorial Staff,

Senate increases student organizational funding

A Sit-Down with Senate
By: Jordy Barry,
September 25th, 2014

The Student Senate of the 2014-2015 school year is absolutely thrilled to again welcome all students home and hopes that your year is off to a terrific start. We have had our first couple of meetings and our senate retreat and are already working toward policy changes on campus.

Barbie barbarisms

By: Laura Hayes, Staff Writer
September 25th, 2014

Every December, my mother would take my sister and me to Toys “R” Us so that we could tell her what we wanted for Christmas. Running up and down the aisles, we would make a list that would inevitably include every toy that we laid our eyes on, but our lists always included one thing: Barbies.

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