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Living into Thankfulness

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by Vicar Ashlin Marchese Thankfulness is something I’ve been thinking about lately. And, not simply because we just celebrated Thanksgiving. This semester we have engaged in active thankfulness here at the Lutheran Center. Led by Jenna, we have been writing thank you letters to…

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Being Known

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by Anna Helzer On the Saturday afternoon after I had just finished my freshman week of 13-hour days at Cornhusker Marching Band camp, the very last thing I wanted to do was meet more people. As an introvert from small-town Nebraska, the week had…

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Re-Posting the Theses…

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On Monday October 30th– Tuesday October 31st, the Lutheran Center community celebrated the 500th anniversary of the posting of the 95 theses by Martin Luther. In doing this we placed a door outside the Union on city campus, painted with a Luther rose and…

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A Matter of Perspective

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by Talitha Greaver For one of my assignments for an education course, I had to film myself teaching a lesson to three of my classmates. Thinking that I’d get a head-start on revisions, I decided to watch the video myself, to see if I’d…

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Welcome to Wittenburg U

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I can’t even begin to get my head around what it would have been like to be a University Student 500 years ago. Imagine there is no internet, no printers in the dorms, no headphones, no cellphones, or student loans; no need to worry…

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To-Do…

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by Morgan Tranmer Relinquishing control is terrifying to me. It’s a sinking, claustrophobic feeling. But as much as I hate giving up control, I think I need to. And perhaps it will be a bit easier since I never had total control anyway. In…

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Symbols

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by Matt Schur Symbols are powerful things. The Nebraska Husker block “N” gets me all giddy, makes me think of football and fall and memories and history…all sorts of thoughts and feelings are wrapped up in that simple symbol. Companies know the power of…

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From the Archives… Being Bound

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About two weeks ago we had a staff retreat at Carol Joy Holling Camp. At this retreat, we were fortunate to have Dr. Andy Root of Luther Seminary be our keynote speaker. He spoke on a variety of interrelated topics—relationships, the church, identity, society,…

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Welcome to the Next Phase

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Welcome to campus. We are so glad you’re here. I was trying to think back to my own freshman move-in. But, that was a long time ago…much longer than I care to admit. I do remember having a profound sense of independence that equally…

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