Izzy's Blog

Me just doing some research in my outdoor classroom, a.k.a. Anderson Prairie

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Save the Prairie!!

This evening I attended the student forum discussing the potential building of a Decorah elementary school on 7 acres of Luther College’s Anderson Prairie. While there was a great turnout, I believe that the conversation must continue, and so I would like to take this post as an opportunity to briefly explain why I am personally against the proposal to build an elementary school on the Prairie.

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Here's my Entomology research project poster from the symposium

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Papers, Projects, and Presentations Galore!

With the end of the semester less than a week away, this time of the year has a weird vibe; classes are winding down, but at the same time there is just so much stuff to accomplish—from papers and projects, to presentations and preparation for finals next week—that one week can feel like an eternity.

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Canning applesauce with my dad

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Fall Break Adventures

Fall Break is pretty short (this year it was October 14-October 18), but on a positive note it does mark the halfway point of the semester. And while I did dedicate one entire day just to doing homework, I am happy to report that I really did enjoy my Fall Break.

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