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Feeding America and Finlandia’s The Table Distribute 16,000 pounds of food

Feeding America and Finlandia’s The Table Distribute 16,000 pounds of food

By Chelsea Blanck They were bundled up in warm clothes on a frigid fall day with empty boxes in hand, waiting to be filled with food. On September 18th, Feeding…

5th & Elm: Revisited

5th & Elm: Revisited

By Liz Gundlach “Lunch Tomorrow.” A new program created by 5th & Elm coffee shop owner, Frank Fiala, has introduced to the Finlandia location. With “Lunch Tomorrow,” you will be…

Coming Soon to Mannerheim Central: Little Free Library

Coming Soon to Mannerheim Central: Little Free Library

By Andrea Starr If you see a box resembling a birdhouse in Mannerheim Central, take a closer look; then, take a book. It’s a Little Free Library! The Little Free…

Bundle Up For a Finnish Celebration

Bundle Up For a Finnish Celebration

By Janis Motl Midwinter is approaching rapidly and for the small community of Hancock, Michigan that means it is once again time for the Heikinpäivä Festival. Heikinpäivä is named after…

Coming Soon to FU: 5th & Elm Coffee Shop

Coming Soon to FU: 5th & Elm Coffee Shop

By Andrea Starr Many students were disappointed when they returned in August to find that the Nikander Nook coffee shop was not open. Well, we’re getting a new coffee shop.…

Soup for Sneakers

Soup for Sneakers

By Andrea Starr Last year while brainstorming on how to get involved in the community, the Finlandia PTA club decided to serve our community through its underprivileged youth.  Now in…

Finlandia Speaks: Four New Sports Faces at Finlandia

Finlandia Speaks: Four New Sports Faces at Finlandia

By Breanna Hynes Steve Nordstrom, Assistant Professor of Sport Management: “I am excited to come back to Finlandia University to work closely with students again. I look forward to meeting all…

New Rule: No Smoking on the Street!

New Rule: No Smoking on the Street!

By Liz Gundlach Elm and Summit streets, where they bisect Finlandia’s campus, are now off limits to tobacco use. A September 16, 2013 email sent by Michael Baily, director of…

Being a “None” at a Lutheran University

Being a “None” at a Lutheran University

By Neal Simons “None.” A Gallup poll shows that last year 18 percent of Americans checked this box when asked if they identify themselves with any particular religion. Referred to…

Tobacco-Free Campus, Finlandia Speaks

Tobacco-Free Campus, Finlandia Speaks

By Breanna Hynes Question: How do you feel about the new Tobacco-Free campus? Nicole Parker, Senior, Medical Assistant: “I don’t like the cigarette buds in the parking lot. I think…

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