Monthly Archives: November 2017

Senate Charters New Yoga Club

The St. Catherine University Student Senate met on October 31st and chartered a new club despite some members worries of cultural appropriation and exclusivity.  

Student Senate met in the Rauenhorst Ballroom on the second floor of the Couer de Catherine (CDC) to discuss student worries and go over Senate plans. During this meeting Cassidy Hanson and Mikaela Kauma presented their new club, The Yoga and Meditation Organization, for Senate consideration. They presented the club as a place for students to destress from exams and classes, and to spread kindness while teaching students yoga and meditation practices. Continue Reading →

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Opinion: St. Kate’s Parking Expansion Plan isn’t the Best Solution

On October 31st, the student body at St. Catherine’s University received an email from Mark Johnson stating that there is going to be an expansion to our parking on campus in the future. This was great news considering how our difficult parking situation affects so many people. Parking on campus can be a struggle for students, faculty and staff, and guests. St. Continue Reading →

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University students studying abroad find solace in their professors



When students arrive in their host country, the professor to student relationship can be radically different from how it is in the United States. In the case of Chile, many students have observed a certain closeness they find with their professors that they didn’t have before. Some professors even invite their students over for dinner, to expand the cultural experience they’re having outside of the classroom. One such professor is Dr. Sonia Toledo Azócar, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV) international program director. She gave me some insight into how she interacts with the many foreign students that have passed through her office over the years. Continue Reading →

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String Chamber Orchestra will have free concert on Nov. 20

St. Kate’s String Chamber Orchestra will have a free concert on Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m. The event will feature classical pieces and will be held in Our Lady of Victory Chapel. Ewa Bujak, conductor of the String Chamber Orchestra, has been conducting the orchestra for years. She also teaches violin lessons at St. Continue Reading →

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Celebrating 35 years; MIAC membership and the rise of St. Kate’s athletics

The Wildcats soccer team took home a victory from the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (MIAC) Playoffs on Nov. 4 and will move on to represent St. Kate’s at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament for the first time. The MIAC victory is also a first for St. Kate’s since becoming a member in 1982.  

It might be difficult for some St. Continue Reading →

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Apology for music and theater article

The Wheel sincerely apologizes for our recent article published on the future of the music and theater programs. It was not a balanced representation of the news on the theater and music department, and we apologize to whoever this may have negatively affected. The article has been retracted. Sincerely,

Amber Dunlap, the Editor-in-Chief of the Wheel Continue Reading →

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