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Our dropbox for various assignments as we worked toward finishing our research paper.

The Paideia Research Paper

Paideia is Luther's version of a First Year Seminar - every freshmen takes the class for their entire first year. Paideia is a common course, meaning all freshmen students are reading the same books at the same time, and all freshmen students have papers due on the same day. Second semester Paideia is famous for its research paper, which is due next Monday!

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Coconut Chicken Curry with Mango and Lime

I Love Eating

The Luther cafeteria will be undergoing a $1.5 million dollar renovation this summer. This semester, the caf has implemented some really awesome changes to test out for next year! My favorite: made-to-order Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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Decorah Trails

Avoiding the Freshmen 15

A few weeks ago I read Mario's post about his experience with the Freshmen 15 and thought it was a really awesome story. I'll be honest and say that I was horrified of gaining the Freshmen 15 prior to arriving at Luther, so I thought I'd share some of the great things Luther/Decorah has in place to keep the Freshmen 15 from occurring.

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Interim = Over

It's amazing the difference a week makes - I'm officially done with my first J-term, and am packed and ready to return home to refuel for second semester!

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The Middle Week

The middle mile of my high school cross country meets was always the worst: my adrenaline was fading from the start of the race, I was beginning to feel tired, and I knew I had a long way to go before crossing the finish line. I mentally checked out, and my pace constantly suffered because of it. The second (and middle) week of interim is proving to be much the same for me.

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Back to School

Christmas break went by much to quickly, and I am back at Luther getting into the swing of my first J-term.

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Photo by Michelle Forsman

Christmas: Here We Come

I read today that December 12th marks the halfway point between the beginning of December and Christmas. While the first twelve days of December were spent pouring over books and stressing out about finals, I am more than ready for the next twelve days to be spent baking cookies, wrapping presents, and watching TV.

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Christmas at Luther 2012 by Maria da Silva.

Christmas at Luther 2012

This year marked my fifth Christmas at Luther - but it was my first time experiencing the concert from in front of the conductor.

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