Voices

  • 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...
  • Hooah!: Don’t Ever Give Up

    - Mar 25, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu     Sometimes when school gets tough, mundane, or whatever the case may be I just want to stop caring, quit, and go back home for good. Being a college student sucks at times; it...
  • International Cultural Exhibit and Henna Night

    - Mar 3, 2017
    Eleni Birhane – Intern, Office of International Programs ebirhane@css.edu Culture, identity, art, beauty, and community. These were the themes of the event held on Friday in the student union here at The College of St. Scholastica....
  • Health Class: Alcohol and You

    - Mar 3, 2017
    Julianna French jfrench@css.edu Burrito Monday, Turnt Tuesday, Wine Wednesday, Thirsty Thursday, and F*cked Up Friday. These are the days of the week according to college students everywhere. Monday may leave you with a food baby, but...
  • Visum Monachae… On Lent Myths #2

    - Mar 3, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue Lent begins this week: St. Benedict’s favorite season of the Church year. He told his monks that “all of life should be a continual Lent.” With some sorrow, he admitted that “nowadays” (the...
  • 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...