Campus News


  • The new Luther College mascot, announced April 1.

    Luther changes mascot to Fighting Gnome

    In a bold move Wednesday, Luther College announced the school will trade in the beloved Norse mascot and logo for a new, fierce face for the college.

  • Awful Purdies

    Center Stage Series 'All Recipes Are Home'

    An original theatrical experience about food, family and the comfort of home, locally commissioned musical "All Recipes Are Home" will make its premiere at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall as the final performance of the 2014-15 Luther College Center Stage Series.

                This performance is sponsored by Decorah Bank and Trust Company.

    Tickets are on sale in Luther's Ticket Office, $27 for adults, $25 for seniors age 65 and over and $15 for youth ages 4-18. A special discount price of $20 is available for current farmers. Contact the Luther Ticket Office (563) 387-1357 or, to order or receive the online code. Tickets may also be purchased online at or at the Luther Ticket Office, open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; with extended hours on Thursdays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • 'The Mask You Live In' teaser

    Luther hosts screening of 'The Mask You Live In'

    "The Mask You Live In," a documentary film that explores the gender stereotypes traditionally forced upon men and boys, will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in Valders Hall of Science Room 206 on the Luther College campus.

  • Sylvia Chan-Malik teaser

    'Somewhere in America'

    Sylvia Chan-Malik will present the lecture, "'Somewhere in America': Exploring the 20th-21st Century Musical and Cultural Expressions of U.S. Muslim Women" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in the Franklin W. Olin Building Room 102 on the Luther campus.