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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Rebecka Green, Luther College class of 2019

    Rethinking patriotism

    Self-centered nationalism or patriotism? Is there a difference? Luther sophomore Rebecka Green questions whether or not she is a patriot, even though she loves her country like family.

  • The Pluta/Evans Duo

    Creating new reactive and relevant forms of music

    Professor Joyce suggests... if you're near Decorah Nov. 3, come to the NRH and check out the new ways musicians are making use of technology to create relevant and reactive new forms of music.

  • Linnea Peterson, Luther class of 2018

    On boundaries and adopting a savior mentality

    Finding an outlook on helping without adopting a savior mentality may seem simple enough, but as Linnea suggests... it's going to take time and forethought. She encourages readers to ponder along with her classmates how you can help further the cause of development.

  • Ben Moore

    Let go

    Professor Moore on teaching students how to let go and learn new ways of understanding, and teaching himself to let go of labels and grow as an artist.

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