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Student Life at Luther

98% of students receive financial aid

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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Greg Fosheim, Luther College class of 2001

    You are safe with me

    Greg Fosheim, Luther College class of 2001, is refusing to be silenced by his fear. He asks us to join him, and the nation, in finding our collective voice of reason.

  • Rebecka Green, Luther College class of 2019

    A fearful America reacts to Orlando shooting

    In the wake of the events of a traumatic experience, like that of the events in Orlando, we're often left with more questions than answers. Luther student Rebecka Green attempts to answer some of those hard questions.

  • Andrew Ellingsen, Luther class of 2003

    I choose love

    Sometimes it's hard to know what to think or do after a tragedy the magnitude of the Orlando massacre. Luther grad Andrew Ellingsen asks us to choose love.

  • Alexandra Cousteau

    Luther College 2016 Commencement address

    In case you missed it, here's filmmaker, water advocate and third-generation explorer Alexandra Cousteau's Commencement address given at Luther's graduation ceremony May 22.

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