Tag Archives: transitions

Autonomy and Structure

This is an opinion piece that began with reading an article from the Journal of Experiential Education about perceived personal growth and autonomy. I work in a very structured environment. Every week, I am handed a schedule that informs me … Continue reading

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#Winnebagross

As an after-graduation trip, I attempted to go backpacking in central Iowa. One problem – backpackers need ample clean water access for survival and central Iowa has a serious pollution problem in all the water. My fellow ‘packer and I … Continue reading

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Musical Similarities and Growth

Every year Luther College Music performs two operatic performances. Musicians offered the Spring Opera to the Luther College community on May 9-10, and friends and I attended the latter performance. This year, two one-act operas, music by Giacomo Puccini and libretto by Giovacchino … Continue reading

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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

March 1st was the Faith and Peace Day at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was the first keynote speaker, and his entrance was as jovial and comfortable as the rest of his time on stage. … Continue reading

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Finals…5 Months to Go

This week is Fall Finals, the week marking the largest transition (to date) away from college. A couple good friends are leaving Luther for their final undergraduate semester, for which they will be scattered between Minnesota and Iowa in their student … Continue reading

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I’m a Senior

I’m already back on campus for my last year at Luther College. Classes don’t start until Sept. 4th, but I’m one of the leaders on a pre-Orientation trip. Called Immersion Trips, there are nine such trips taking first year students … Continue reading

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May We Have Transition?

  The last month on campus are blurry memories. Classes pulled twists that intrigued me; for example, feminist philosophy took the class to the human dissection lab. Later in the month, I balanced the very real stress of finalizing projects, … Continue reading

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