Landscapes That Shape Us

'Landscapes that Shape Us'

In celebration of Iowa Archaeology Month, the Luther College anthropology department is hosting a screening of "Landscapes that Shape Us" at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in Room 102 of the F.W. Olin Building on Luther's campus. A question and answer session with the producers of the documentary will follow the screening.

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Luther junior Green interns at start-up interfaith volunteer program

Opportunity Saint Paul is an Interfaith program in the greater St. Paul, Minnesota, area that connects people with education-focused volunteering. Rebecka Green, a Luther College junior, spent her summer working as a program support and communications intern for the start-up program, which launched Aug. 17.

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'Envisioned Worlds: Lithographs from the Hokes Archives'

"Envisioned Worlds: Lithographs from the Hokes Archives," a collection of works depicting imaginary cultures with fabricated artifacts and hand printed bookplates, will be on display in the Kristen Wigley-Fleming Fine Arts Gallery in the Center for the Arts on the Luther campus Oct. 20-Dec. 8. Beauvais Lyons, director of the Hokes Archives, created all of the works in the exhibit.

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'The Supreme Court and the Second Amendment'

In 2008, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4 that the Second Amendment protects the right of individuals to possess a firearm that isn't connected to service in a militia for purposes such as self-defense in the home. It made the Washington, D.C. law banning handguns and requiring all lawfully owned rifles and shotguns be kept "unloaded and disassembled or bound by a trigger lock" unlawful.

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Unsportsmanlike Conduct

'Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Campuses and the Politics of Rape'

Pulitzer Prize winner and Luther alumna Erin Alberty and award-winning journalist and author Jessica Luther will share their experiences reporting on sexual assault claims at several major universities, including Brigham Young University and Baylor University, respectively. They will discuss what they have discovered during their investigations, and what needs to happen to slow down the trend of sexual abuse on campuses. Their presentation takes place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.

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Luther College's October Preview Days will be Oct. 19 or 20.

Luther College's Preview Day to be held Oct. 19 and 20

The Luther College Admissions Office will host two separate Preview Day events on Oct. 19 and Oct. 20, 2017 on the Luther campus. This visit provides prospective students a glimpse into Luther's educational atmosphere. More information about Preview Day, as well as other Luther College visit events, is available at: visit.luther.edu.

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Luther College offers Creative Arts Visit Day

Luther College is hosting a Creative Arts Visit Day for prospective students Friday, Oct. 27. Activities for the day are geared toward prospective students interested in art, dance and theatre by providing an opportunity to explore visual and performing arts at Luther.

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