13 Places Safer than FIJI Basement on Friday Night: Number 11 will Shock You!
Apr01

13 Places Safer than FIJI Basement on Friday Night: Number 11 will Shock You!

By Josh Wagner, Opinions Editor The backstreets of Baghdad I-95 on foot at 2:00am Smyser Parking Lot without a Carlisle St. parking permit A pit of vipers Donald Trump’s Cabinet OJ Simpson’s bedroom The DMZ between North and South Korea An Egyptian ballot against Sisi Putin’s stable The extras’ dressing room on the Cosby Show Hanson basement Ron Wiafe’s office A coastal city in 30 years April Fools’...

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Glass Named Alumni Professor of Mathematics
Mar12

Glass Named Alumni Professor of Mathematics

By Josh Wagner, Opinions Editor In 1888, the same year that the construction of Glatfelter Hall began, Dr. Henry Nixon began his tenure at then Pennsylvania College by taking the Alumni Professorship of Mathematics and Astronomy. During his 28-year tenure he was a popular campus figure and a leading academic. One of his works, a “Bibliography of Linear Differential Equations” was cowritten by J.C. Fields, the founder of...

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Support Staff Spotlight: Carol Simpson
Mar10

Support Staff Spotlight: Carol Simpson

By Josh Wagner, Opinions Editor In this week’s support staff spotlight, we introduce you to Carol Simpson, Administrative Services Assistant in Academic Advising. Simpson started working in Academic Advising 28 years ago. As the longest serving member of Academic Advising’s staff, she noted that much has changed since she started there. To start, the department used to be housed in Pennsylvania Hall, but moved to the College Union...

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Welcome to Earth!
Feb22

Welcome to Earth!

By Josh Wagner, Opinions Editor A religious cult has emerged on campus. Its followers believe in a utopia and wait spellbound for the day they will embark to that land. Rare as a unicorn and more elusive than Donald Trump’s hairline, this utopia is spoken of forebodingly and with awe. If you listen on a cold, crisp winter’s night you can actually hear the great conjurers gasping with glee: “Just wait until you get to the real world!”...

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Todd Green accuses Robert Spencer of “professional Islamophobia” in speech to campus community
May01

Todd Green accuses Robert Spencer of “professional Islamophobia” in speech to campus community

By Joshua Wagner, Staff Writer Dr. Todd Green, Associate Professor of Religion at Luther College, presented on professional Islamophobia Sunday evening to a packed Mara Auditorium.  Green is a regular contributor for The Huffington Post and has appeared in various media outlets including NPR, CNN, Al Jazeera, France 24, and Reuters to speak on Islamophobia.   The lecture, sponsored by the Religious Studies Department and the Peace and...

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