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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Professor Andy Hageman

    Film Is Truth

    In this post, Professor Hageman visits three brief instances of film as truth, what we can learn from them, and how they can help get us through difficult times such as those we're currently experiencing.

  • Jenna Gengler '22, station manager.

    KWLC Continues to Cater to Student Interests and Learning During the Pandemic

    Things may be very different at the campus radio station this year, but student manager Jenna Gengler shares how meeting challenges, learning from real-world experience, and community building are still at the heart of KWLC.

  • Norskkor records their performance for Christmas at Luther 2020.

    Need a Little Christmas Now

    In this post, Professor Andrew Last shares how Luther transitioned this year's Christmas at Luther performance to a virtual format and how it serves an audience that is hungry for inspiration, community, holidays, and music.

  • Dintaman prepares to record a 'how to' video explaining how to use the light board.


    In this post, Professor Jeff Dintaman shares how teaching in the midst of COVID-19 is a lot like doing improv theatre.