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Fall

The sky is blue; the trees are colorful as they gear for winter. The grass is still green: it is a beautiful day at Luther College. I have never appreciated the weather this much. I simply go through my days without looking at my surroundings. I guess spending two consecutive winters at Luther College makes one appreciate nature because soon things will change from being colorful to white. Let me not say much about winter: it makes me shiver.

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Statistics

Higher level Mathematics Statistics is another world. This semester I am taking Applied Linear Statistical Models. This is one of the most interesting and one of my favorite Mathematics classes. In this class we learn how to crank numbers and their meaning. We also learn how to use software, SAS and R, which are used in the real world by real statisticians. This class has opened a new world for me to explore.

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All-American

For the past two years I have not been able to run the All American race due to injuries, and I was beginning to be scared because I almost missed it this year.

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An Introduction

Hello, my name is Siphamandla Simelane. People call me Sip, SP, or Otono. I am from a small country located between South Africa and Mozambique in the southern part of African called The Kingdom of Eswatini or the Kingdom of Swaziland. I am a junior and a Mathematics and Statistics and Economics major with a Computer Science minor. I did my high school in Waterford Kamhlaba United World College (WK UWC) in Swaziland. I first heard about Luther College in WK UWC.

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