Photo Bureau captures Luther campus

The Luther College Photo Bureau that photographs approximately 300 events and assignments per semester and is an essentially a student-facilitated department.
Photo Bureau has been an on-campus work-study position for over 40 years. Currently, the team consists of 10 student photographers lead by Director of Visual Media Aaron Lurth (‘08).
The students come from a variety of photography experience levels and often learn from one another. Bre Pierce (‘16) has three years of Photo Bureau experience and remembers a time when she had to learn the ropes.

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Cross country trains for indoor season

With the cross country season officially over, the distance athletes are enjoying a period of recovery. The track & field season begins in January and offers different opportunities for the athletes.
The majority of the team ran their last race in the JV Cup on Friday, Nov. 7. however 14 ran in the Regional meet on Nov. 15.
“From your last race we say you need three weeks for some down time, but that down time is very relative for different people,” Trever Schwichtenberg (‘17) said. “Some people don’t run at all those three weeks. They’re injured and they powered through to the end, and now they’re taking the time off.

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Swim team competes in Rochester Invitational

By: Erika Storvick, Staff Writer
December 11th, 2014

The Luther College swimming and diving team competed in the Rochester Invitational from Friday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, Dec. 7. The men’s team finished fifth of six teams and the women’s team finished sixth of ten teams.

“It’s fun to have that new level of competition for us,” Laura Boran (‘16) said. “A lot of them are state schools, so they have different programs.”

Norse of the Week

Meagan Koepnick
By: Julia Joseph, Sports Editor
December 11th, 2014

Meagan Koepnick (‘15) has been a captain of the women’s basketball team since her sophomore year. Koepnick was named IIAC female Athlete of the Week for the week of Monday, Nov. 10. A starter since her first year, Koepnick has been amongst the leaders for scoring and assists throughout this season.

Cross country trains for indoor season

By: Makeda Barkley, Staff Writer
December 11th, 2014

With the cross country season officially over, the distance athletes are enjoying a period of recovery. The track & field season begins in January and offers different opportunities for the athletes.

The majority of the team ran their last race in the JV Cup on Friday, Nov. 7. however 14 ran in the Regional meet on Nov. 15.

Boobies is a four letter word?

By: Leigh Hurst, Founder of "Feel Your Boobies"
December 11th, 2014

I’m constantly amused by peoples’ reactions to the word “boobies.” Whether it’s a belly laugh from a 70-year-old woman, an enthusiastic testimonial from a breast cancer survivor or a furrowed brow from those who blush at a mere glimpse of the word, I’m reminded that we all have different perspectives on things.

First-years to find “super strengths”

Career Corner
By: Ann Landstrom, Coordinator of Strengths-Finders Program
December 11th, 2014

First-year students, mark your calendars now to attend “Super Strengths Saturday” on Jan. 17, 2015 from 12:30-5 p.m.

The big question

By: Sarah King, Managing Editor
December 11th, 2014

It’s that time of the year again, folks. Yes, it’s the time for giving, the time for carols and the time for overindulgence. It’s the most wonderful time.

Students reflect on change projects

By: Matt Helm, Staff Writer
December 11th, 2014

Students in the environmental studies senior seminar course have spent the semester working on environmental change projects to better the community.

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