Voices

  • Visum Monachae… On Jobs

    - Apr 21, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu I’m hearing a lot of talk about jobs in the hallways at CSS. Summer jobs. Jobs after graduation. Job offers. Dream jobs. Waiting for job results. Dealing with recruiters. Job rejections. Dream...
  • Hooah!: Muslims

    - Apr 21, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu When 9/11 happened I was upset and scared like everyone else. I wanted revenge and answers to why these people attacked us like they did, and why they chose to kill thousands of...
  • International Students and the Executive Orders: What You May Not See

    - Apr 21, 2017
    Eleni Birhane ebirhane@css.edu The United States of America is a country established by immigrants founded on the values of diversity, equality and freedom. These are things that international students have heard about the U.S. before coming...
  • Health Class: Concussed

    - Apr 7, 2017
    Julianna French jfrench@css.edu What do rugby players, football players, soccer players, and klutzes have in common? Their lifestyles eventually lead to concussions. That’s because these groups tend to hit their heads more often which leads to...
  • Visum Monachae… On Intellectual Freedom

    - Apr 7, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu Last month, protesters shouted Charles Murray off the podium at Middlebury College, an elite school in Vermont. A controversial social scientist, he had been invited to speak by a Middlebury student organization....
  • Hooah!: Feminism Part Two

    - Apr 7, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu Because feminism is such a heated topic, it will take two articles to get through everything I want to make a point about. Last week I talked about allowing women into combat arms,...
  • HooAh!: It’s okay to be a Feminist

    - Mar 31, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu Okay, I know what you’re all thinking. The word feminist is a scary word. That word has a reputation of being over the top, man-hating, and manly-woman related. After the recent election, the...
  • Health Class: Period Talk Julianna French

    - Mar 31, 2017
    jfrench@css.edu “One time i got really worried because I was on my period for 20 days but then I checked my calendar and it had only been 4 hours”. Thank you, Tumblr user, for that perfect...
  • Visum Monachae… on Sister Myths

    - Mar 31, 2017
    By Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu A student flagged me down on my way to a meeting. “Sister Edith,” she said tentatively, “is it really true that…” She named a Sister Myth: fake news about the Benedictine...
  • Visum Monachae… On Feedback

    - Mar 25, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu      Spring begins: the semester’s midpoint. Students wonder, “How am I doing in this class?” Some are amazed.  Others worry they won’t get a necessary A, B, or C. A few haven’t thought...