Class and student organizations raise sexual assault awareness at Luther

April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month and multiple groups on campus participated in bringing awareness and educational materials to campus this year.
Assistant Professor of Political Science Pedro Dos Santos currently teaches a course titled “Women, Representation & Politics” in which he assigned students with a group project of their choosing, as long as it focused on sexual assault. The students chose to create the #NorseAware campaign.
“My objective was just to bring more awareness to my students,” Dos Santos said. “So they can bring more awareness to more people about an issue.”

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Hartl coaches 400 Luther softball wins

Since arriving at Luther College in 2001, Head Women’s Softball Coach Renae Hartl has helped the team to four National Tournament appearances and 429 wins.
When Hartl took the head coaching position at Luther, not only was she young, but she was taking the reins from the first-ever Luther Women’s softball coach legend who had been at Luther for 33 years.
“When I came to Luther I was 24, and I was only the second head softball coach here,” Hartl said. “Coming in after Betty Hoff (‘60) was a challenge because I thought no one could replace [her].”

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Competing in Conference

By: Kasi Misseldine, Staff Writer
May 7, 2015

Softball, men’s golf and men’s tennis all competed last weekend in the 2015 Intercollegiate Iowa Athletic Conference (IIAC) Championships. The softball championships were hosted at Luther, the golf tournament took place in Peosta, Iowa, and the tennis team traveled to Coe College in Cedar Rapids.

Hartl coaches 400 Luther softball wins

By: Erin Danielson, Staff Writer
May 7, 2015

Since arriving at Luther College in 2001, Head Women’s Softball Coach Renae Hartl has helped the team to four National Tournament appearances and 429 wins.

When Hartl took the head coaching position at Luther, not only was she young, but she was taking the reins from the first-ever Luther Women’s softball coach legend who had been at Luther for 33 years.

Freya to play in nationals

By: Sarah Owens, Staff Writer
May 7, 2015

Luther’s Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team Freya was one of five teams in their conference to be ranked top-20 in the nation this season. With only four bids available in the region, earning a spot to advance to nationals for their first time in their history was no easy feat.

#NorseAware: how to cultivate what we’ve learned from SAAM

By: Abby Arend and Moran Lonning,
May 7, 2015

While we have closed the door on Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we continue to leave the door open for raising awareness of sexual assault on local, national and international levels. Although April is over, our will to end sexual assault is only amping up.

Can’t we all just get along?

By: Sarah King, Managing Editor
May 7, 2015

As we grow up, we are taught adages to learn how to live well. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. All that glitters is not gold. We hear these and others from our family, from teachers and from greater society.

Social activism: the latest trend

By: LuAnna Gerdermann, Columnist
May 7, 2015

Growing up, my mom always told me, “Date someone who cares about social activism.” Just kidding. But wouldn’t that have been great if she had? It would have saved me a lot of time wasted on apathetic bums.

The price of student-teaching

By: Alison Vuolo, Columnist
May 7, 2015

Many Luther students are aware that education majors and minors go off into the world of student-teaching every semester. There were about 100 student-teachers out in the schools in the past year alone, but few students on campus may know that we pay full tuition for student teaching.

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