Norse of the Week

Parker Beard (‘17) finished second in the dual meet against UW-La Crosse on Friday, Oct. 24. Running on his home course, Beard finished with a time of 21:33.9, 12.7 seconds behind the first place finisher. Beard has finished in the top seven in two other meets this season. Luther’s cross country teams are preparing for conference championships on Saturday Nov. 1.

Chips: After finishing first for Luther, how do you feel going into Conference after last week’s race?

Beard:
Pretty excited. It was a good building block in our season both as a team and individually. I’m excited to see what I can do in an 8k as we go into championship season.

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Board of Regents meets on campus

The Board of Regents gathered on campus for the first time this year on Oct. 24-25. The board gathers on campus three times a year for a weekend of meetings and interactions with the Luther students, faculty and staff, including a luncheon with students and a dinner with faculty.
During their time on campus, the board meets as a whole and in subcommittees. It is during these meetings that the board approves budgets, tenure, majors and other projects to uphold the Luther College Mission statement, according to Executive Assistant to the President Karen Martin-Schramm.

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Can I touch it?

By: Dante De Garzia, Volunteer Writer
October 30th, 2014

Volleyball closes season

By: Alison Vuolo, Staff Writer
October 30th, 2014

The Luther College Volleyball team played their last game of the season on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Luther went four games against Coe College, losing the match 1-3. The team faced a difficult season this year but never lessened their positivity and determination.

Norse of the Week

Parker Beard
By: Julia Joseph, Sports Editor
October 30th, 2014

Parker Beard (‘17) finished second in the dual meet against UW-La Crosse on Friday, Oct. 24. Running on his home course, Beard finished with a time of 21:33.9, 12.7 seconds behind the first place finisher. Beard has finished in the top seven in two other meets this season. Luther’s cross country teams are preparing for conference championships on Saturday Nov. 1.

Luther teams benefit from local and international recruitment

By: Bailey Mulholland, Staff Writer
October 30th, 2014

Each year Luther athletics attempts to build their teams with recruitment, either individually or through team-hosted visits.

As an NCAA Division III school, Luther does not offer scholarships to athletes for their participation. Coaches can, however, actively pursue potential student-athletes. This is an extensive process which varies depending on the sport.

Reflections from a Peace Scholar

By: Anna Jeide, News Editor
October 30th, 2014

If you’re like me, you feel that break was just enough time to resurface for a breath of fresh air before plunging back into the depths of research papers, exams, presentations or that project you should have started weeks ago.

Halfway through the semester, some of us still feel overwhelmed. At times it is easy to lose sight of the big picture.

Re-engaging with the election

By: Sam Ward, Ad Representatice
October 30th, 2014

I’m writing this for my fellow students, those who are disenchanted and disinterested in politics and would rather remain disengaged on the sidelines than to join in on the dialogue and fulfill the simple yet important duty of voting.

Out-of-classroom opportunities

Career Corner
By: Michael Jungbluth, Career Assistant
October 30th, 2014

Nonprofit Career Fair

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