Women's basketball breaks record
The women’s basketball team went on a scoring rampage on Saturday, Nov. 30 against North Central College. The women put up 108 points to tie the Luther single-game scoring record. The Norse tallied 30 assists and 80 rebounds in their 108-93 win, setting new school records in those categories. The 80 rebounds shattered the old record of 60 rebounds, set in 1984 against Iowa Wesleyan.
Fall scenes and drama queens
Opera music filled the Noble Recital Hall on Nov. 22 and 23, as students took part in Fall opera scenes, a performance titled “Duels, Divorce and Divas.”
“If you can drink it, eat it, or wear it, it doesn’t go on plastic.” This was one piece of advice Adam Carroll gave Luther students.
After giving a well-received talk at Luther last year, Adam Carroll returned to give a lecture titled, “Winning the Money Game” on Wednesday, Nov. 20.
SAC Leadership co-chairs Kendra Moser (‘14) and Libby Kropp (‘14) were interested in having him back.
For some Luther students, planning for life after graduation is simple whether they’re going to a graduate school or they have a job already secured. For others, this isn’t the case. The question of what to do next is one many dread to answer; or they simply have no idea how to adapt to a new work environment.
Luther sorority Chi Theta Rho (XθP) is supporting the Red Thread Movement for women in Nepal for the second year in a row by tabling near the cafeteria on Nov. 18 -22.
The Board of Regents met recently to discuss the financial well-being of Luther College.
At the end of every fiscal year, which runs from June 1 to May 31, the college often develops a small surplus from money that was not spent during the year. This past fiscal year, there was a surplus of about $4 million, which is slightly larger than in previous years.
Phonathon wrapped up its 2013 calling season recently, dialing the phone 17,468 times and raking in $229,652.73.
Four Luther students were arrested on allegations of marijuana possession on Wednesday, Nov. 20 on campus.
Justin Harris (‘17), Caleb Funke (‘17), Jorge Loyo (‘17) and Harrison Knutson (‘17) were allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Luther finished the cross country season at the national meet with two All-Americans in their midst. Marty Mitchell (‘14) placed 28th on the 8K course with a time of 25:16 to pace the men’s team to 14th place, eight places above their projected place of 22nd. Tricia Serres (‘16) placed 32nd with a time of 21:58 on the 6K course and is now a two-time All-American in cross country.