Voices

  • Literature with Melinda: A Tale of Two Cities

    - Nov 3, 2017
    Melinda Rydberg mrydberg@css.edu For this week’s literature recommendation, there is a very special book. Perhaps one is not interested in these modern stories that have been recommended recently and would prefer a more aged tale. If...
  • Literature with Melinda: The Storyteller

    - Oct 27, 2017
    Melinda Rydberg mrydberg@css.edu This week’s literature recommendation has been praised with “compulsive readability, impeccable research, and a gut-wrenching ‘Aha!’ of an ending” by the Library Journal. With every page turn, there is a new rush of...
  • Ned Talks: Duck, Duck, Grey Duck

    - Oct 27, 2017
    Ned the Narwhal cable@css.edu “Why do Minnesotans say ‘duck duck grey duck?’” To answer your question, I will begin by stating not all Minnesotans say “duck duck grey duck.” Only certain parts of Minnesota say it....
  • Visum Monachae… On Halftime

    - Oct 27, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu Imagine this: You arrive at the game but the scoreboard is dark. The loudspeaker booms: “Today’s teams are playing for sheer joy of the game. The scoreboard will light up with two...
  • HOOAH!: “Me Too”

    - Oct 27, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu I am sure most of us saw on social media this past week the numerous posts that women uploaded saying, “Me too.” This was a mini movement where women who have been assaulted...
  • Visum Monachae…On Surviving

    - Oct 20, 2017
    Sister Edith Bogue ebogue@css.edu “Oh, Sister Edith!” she shrieked, “Do you remember me?” She looked familiar, but no name came to mind. “I’m the one who cried all the way through statistics class. Wait. That’s no...
  • Literature with Melinda: Shel Silverstein

    - Oct 20, 2017
    Melinda Rydberg mrydberg@css.edu This week’s literature recommendation is a little bit different than usual. This is because books can be a pretty big commitment during the school year when students should be doing homework and studying....
  • HOOAH!: Successful Veterans

    - Oct 20, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu We always hear about the negative things in life more than we hear about the positive. I guess it is human nature to be that way. Maybe that is why we are drawn...
  • Literature with Melinda: The Book Thief

    - Oct 13, 2017
    Melinda Rydberg mrydberg@css.edu     In these last couple of weeks, the recommended readings have both been a series of novels, one with three books and the other with a whopping seven. Now, even though both of these...
  • HOOAH!: Heartbreak

    - Oct 13, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu     My heart aches, as I’m sure all of yours do as well, over the recent mass shooting that occurred in Las Vegas. I pray for the all families affected by this senseless act,...