Sola Scriptura

'Sola Scriptura'

As a part of Luther College's Reformation festivities, the exhibit "Sola Scriptura: Biblical Text and Art Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation," will be displayed in the upper level gallery of the Center for Faith and Life on Luther's Campus Oct. 19 – Dec. 3. To connect faith to its artistic expression, visitors to the exhibit are also invited to the Oct. 31 Reformation Symposium, "The Reformation of Everything."

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NIkhil Thacker

Luther senior Thacker selected to research bumblebee resource usage

The bee population has slowly been declining across the globe, causing scholars to panic about the lasting impact the decline will have on native plant communities. Nikhil Thacker, Luther College senior of Iowa City, Iowa, researched and observed bumble bees, known scientifically as Bombus, and how to preserve the areas the bees rely on for their survival.

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Luther College announces lawn-spraying day

Luther College will spray its lawns with herbicides to provide well-maintained, visually attractive grounds for Luther students, employees and visitors, and to control undesirable weeds on athletic fields. Weather permitting, the date for spraying is the evening of Friday, Oct. 13, with Saturday, Oct. 14, and Sunday, Oct. 15, set as backups as needed.

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The U Turn

'The U Turn'

After enduring a 2008 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid at Agriprocessors meatpacking plant in Postville, Iowa, immigrant workers were left without a job and wondering if and when they'd be deported. Many shared their stories of abuse endured at the plant and also the love for their community. Film maker Luis Argueta was there documenting the aftermath of the raid when many of the workers obtained U-Visas to remain in the United States. He compiled the footage from that day for "The U Turn," the third film in his immigration trilogy.

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Nordic Choir

'To This Day: Remembering Nordic Choir's First International Tour'

In 1967, former Luther Professor Emeritus of Music Weston Noble took about 100 talented Luther students on tour. Fifty years later, as part of a three-year student/faculty collaborative project, Aidan Spencer, Luther senior of Decorah, Iowa, and Jacqueline Wilkie, Luther professor of history, created a documentary of that historic first tour. An official viewing of "To This Day: Remembering Nordic Choir's First International Tour" will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, in the Noble Recital Hall of Jensen-Noble Hall of Music on Luther's campus. The event is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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