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Luther announces ACUPCC Climate Action Plan

Dec. 1, 2009

Luther College joined colleges and universities across the nation that announced their Climate Action Plans on Sept. 15. The plans developed by the educational institutions, which are all signatories of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), contain the specific steps the schools are taking to reach climate neutrality by drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions and long-term operational costs.

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Sean Kingston interview

'Tomorrow' — Interview with Sean Kingston at Luther College

Dec. 1, 2009

By Rousheen Paisley, Luther College Public Information news writer

Sean Kingston, a rising star in the world of Hip-Hop, pop and blues, performed to a sold out crowd in the Regents Center at Luther College on Nov. 13. Rousheen Paisley, Luther College news writer, caught up with Kingston before his performance for a brief interview. He offered some interesting comments about performing for a small-venue audience in the upper Midwest region that would not typically be considered to have a large fan base for Hip-Hop.

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New Boyz

'You’re A Jerk!' — Interview with New Boyz at Luther College

Dec. 1, 2009

By Rousheen Paisley, Luther College Public Information news writer    

New Boyz, who opened a Nov. 13 Sean Kingston concert at Luther College, performed to a sold out venue in the college’s Regents Center. After their performance and posing for a few pictures, the two New Boyz rappers, Ben J and Legacy reclined to the center’s south with their ‘hype man’ Tevin, changed into the “Luther Blue” shorts given to them by the college’s Student Activities Council and proceeded to play a game of two-on-two basketball with one of the SAC staff members. 

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Penny Leake

Penny Leake awarded top Iowa nursing honor

Nov. 13, 2009

Penny Leake, Luther associate professor of nursing, was awarded the Teresa E. Christy Award, one of the top awards given to Iowa nurses, Oct. 29 at the 105th annual convention of the Iowa Nurses Association.

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