Voices

  • Health Class: You Are Not Alone

    - Feb 24, 2017
    Julianna French jfrench@css.edu If you go on social media or watch/read the news, then there’s the chance that you’ve heard about how, in 2016, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota completed one of the rarest surgeries...
  • Visum Monachae… On a Hero

    - Feb 24, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu My hero, Hans Rosling, died last week. Most readers will not recognize his name. My students remember videos of a Swedish guy who narrated his animated graphs like an MLB sportscaster. A...
  • Health Class: Catch the Feels, Not STDs

    - Feb 17, 2017
    Julianna French jfrench@css.edu February, the month of love and STDs, has flown in on a balmy breeze. Now is the time of year when most people begin panicking because they’re not in a relationship and feel...
  • Hooah!: Love of Learning

    - Feb 17, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu I’ve talked about this before, but the Veteran students are here at our school because they want to better themselves. Some of us may be a bit opinionated and outgoing, but we are...
  • Visum Monachae… On Humility

    - Feb 17, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu Humility is not a highly-valued quality. Workshops offer to help us become confident or innovative, but never humble. One job ad on Duluth’s Indeed.com listed “humble” as desirable; it was dead last:...
  • Hooah!: Respect

    - Feb 10, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu One of our Benedictine values at Scholastica, which also happens to be one of my favorites, is respect. If you have ever seen the college billboards around town, they read “The world needs...
  • Health Class: Influenza

    - Feb 10, 2017
    Julianna French jfrench@css.edu Fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue, and more. These are the symptoms people all around the country are currently suffering from due to the influenza, or flu, outbreak. The flu is an upper respiratory...
  • Visum Monachae… On Being Scholastica

    - Feb 10, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu Our campus comes alive each February 10 with the Feast of St. Scholastica. Sisters begin the day serving donuts with a cheery hello in Tower, Science, and now at BlueStone. One year,...
  • Hooah!: Hospitality

    - Feb 3, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu It seems hard these days to really have a sense of community that is supportive of all individual values. Our political world makes this impossible it seems. People are fighting over everything, and...
  • Visum Monachae…On Resolutions

    - Feb 3, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu New Year’s Resolutions. Can you even remember yours? Surveys show that most Americans break or abandon their resolutions within a month. Many don’t remember if they made one. Is it our fault...