Tuesday, Dec. 30

TUESDAY 12/30/14

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Cabinet holiday approval

The Cabinet has approved Thursday, Jan. 1, as a holiday.


Christmas Break Hours

Dahl Centennial Union
Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec. 30-31: 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1: Closed
Friday, Jan. 2: 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 3: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 4: 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 5: 7 a.m.-11 p.m.

Mail Center/SPO
Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec. 30-31: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1: Closed
Friday, Jan. 2: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 3-4: Closed
Monday, Jan. 5: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tuesday-Saturday, Dec. 23-Jan. 3: Closed
Sunday, Jan. 4: Dinner 5-7 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 5: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Marty's/Nordic Brew/Grab N Go/C-Store
Reopens Monday, Jan. 5 for regular hours:

  • Marty's: 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Nordic Brew: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Grab N Go: 7 am.-7:30 p.m.
  • C-Store: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Oneota Market
Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec. 30-31: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1: Closed
Friday, Jan. 2: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 3-4: Closed
Monday, Jan 5: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Book Shop
Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec. 30-31: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1: Closed
Friday, Jan. 2: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 3-4: Closed
Monday, Jan. 5: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec. 30-31: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1: Closed
Friday, Jan. 2: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 3-4: Closed

Legends Center
Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec. 30-31: 6-9 a.m., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1: Closed
Friday, Jan. 2: 6-9 a.m., 11-2 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 3: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 4: 5-8 p.m.

Wellness announcements

Stress Bingo cards may be turned in anytime before Jan. 5. Please turn them in to Vicky Jaeger in the Recreational Services office.

Wheel of Witty Words wellness initiative returns in January. Those who wish to particpate should email Vicky Jaeger, <jaegervi>. The game begins on Thursday, Jan. 1 and runs through the month of January. It is a great way to start New Year's resolutions with a fun motivation to exercise.

Tone Zone class resumes on Tuesday, Jan. 6. This half hour toning class runs from 11:35 a.m.-12:05 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Pilates classes at Luther

Luther College is working in cooperation with Winneshiek Medical Center Rehab and Sports Medicine to provide Pilates Fitness classes for faculty and staff. Classes are held in the CFA dance studio. The sessions run Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

  • Feb. 4-March 11
  • March 25-April 29

Led by trained instructor, Bridgette Mitchell, STOTT Pilates classes base exercise on five basic principles emphasizing breath, spinal alignment and mobility. Exercises can be modified to  skill level and needs, to ensure safety of the musculoskeletal system and provide profound results. Fee is $24 for the six-week session. Register on the first day of class.

Those who complete four of the six classes in each session will receive a $25 Luther gift card.

Also, there are bonus classes offered in January. The bonus classes for faculty and staff are free and open enrollment. Simply show up. Equipment is provided. Bonus class dates are Wednesdays, Jan. 14 and 21.

Thank you

To all who contributed to the SCI CAN Project at the Staff meeting Christmas Party. We were able to give Chris Norton $266 in cash donations for this worthwhile cause.

Broomball league

Broomball league for staff and students will begin as soon as the ice is strong. Play will be over the noon hour on Mondays and Wednesdays. Play will begin as soon as we have enough teams to begin. Email Vicky Jaeger, <jaegervi>, to sign up a team of six. If unable to find a team, let Vicky know, and she will try to find a team for you.


Home sporting events this week

Jan. 3: Men's and Women's Swim/Dive vs. Loras College, 1 p.m.

See the Norse Athletics webpage for the complete schedule of all competitions, live-streaming, results, rosters and more.

Chapel schedule

J-term chapel invitation: Drawing on the community patterns of J-term, College Ministries invites people into community daily during J-term at 10:30 a.m.

Mondays and Wednesdays will involve music and preaching in the CRH; Tuesdays gather for Table Talk in Marty's, an informal conversation with the campus pastors; Thursdays gather for Community Singing with Liz Rog in the CRH; and Fridays walk the Prayer Labyrinth in the CRH.

Dec. 19- Jan. 4: Christmas Break, no chapel

See the College Ministries webpage for the full chapel schedule, along with information on Sunday worship, Holden Evening Prayer and other worship opportunities.

J-term blood drive

A Red Cross blood drive sponsored by APO will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, in Brunsdale Lounge between Miller and Dieseth. Call 1-800-733-2767 for available times or make an appointment online. Email Mikayla Brockmeyer, <brocmi01>, with any questions.


Celebrations this week

Dec. 31: Ruth Berger, Janet Ryan
Jan. 1: Connie Bergstrom, Larry Moen, Bob Strong
Jan. 2: Kate Blair
Jan. 3: Marian Johnson, Storm Bailey
Jan. 4: Nicholas Gomersall
Jan. 5: Sarah Wicks

Jan 4: Chelle Meyer (25 years)


To Brenda Broghamer on the death of her mother-in-law, Marie Broghamer on Dec. 20. Marie was employed in Luther's Food Service from 1984-2005.


Todd Green edited a volume of essays called Islam, Immigration, and Identity (Basel: MDPI, 2014). The volume contains essays from scholars in Europe, Canada, and the United States.

Emily Crowe '17 has been awarded a Wigeland/American-Scandinavian Foundation Scholarship, as announced by The Honors Advisory Committee, for her intended study in Norway at the University of Oslo in 2015.


For sale: 2009 John Deere 726e snowblower, four-cycle OHV Briggs & Stratton Snow Series Engine (205cc) with 9.00 foot-pounds of gross torque power. Push button 110V electric start standard, recoil start with large mitten grip, aluminized Lo-Tone muffler for reduced noise, 26-inch clearing width, friction disk drive with six forward/two reverse speeds, pin lock wheel differential system, aluminum gear case and steel auger. Bought used from Bodensteiner last year, but we no longer need it because we purchased a used lawn tractor which came with a snow blower attachment. Works great, excellent condition. $750. Contact Paul, <atkipa02>.

For sale: Brother HL-1240 Laser Printer. Windows or Mac, USB cable, toner cartridge. Twelve pages per minute. Works fine and is in good shape. Asking $35. Contact Matt, <hughesma>.


And finally...

Happy New Year!

"Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year." -Ralph Waldo Emerson