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Comedy Sportz

The preparation of final exams, papers, presentations, and moving out of the dorms made my last two weeks of class stressful and anxiety producing. When I heard about the Comedy Sportz show, I was intrigued and skeptical to know more about what it was. I was not disappointed and thankful that I decided to go to the Comedy Sportz show. The show was performed on Saturday, May 6, in the Frey theater at 7 p.m. The actors were from St. Kate’s and St. Continue Reading →

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St. Kate’s LEAD Team exemplifies university’s leadership statement with on-campus event

On Thursday, May 4, the St. Catherine University (St. Kate’s) Leadership, Encouragement, Assistance, and Development Team (LEAD Team) held an event outside of the O’Shaughnessy to teach St. Kate’s students about the university’s Leadership Statement. The event ran over the lunch hour on a beautiful sunny day. Continue Reading →

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Women’s Day: Annie Griffiths Speaks to Women of the Future

Due to recent events in politics, this year’s International Women’s Day came well-anticipated. Many people participated in supporting women-owned businesses specifically this March 8, while some went as far as to participate in the “A Day Without Women” protest in which students and employees refused to attend their places of work and education. St. Kate’s a school mostly for (and run by) women, celebrated such a day by inviting Annie Griffiths, a successful and influential photographer, to speak at the relevantly named Jean d’Arc auditorium. One of the first woman photographers for National Geographic Magazine, Griffiths has made the support and recognition of women around the world her focus since day one of her career. Continue Reading →

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The Life and Times of the Time Traveler: Gallery review at the MIA

For many Twin Cities natives, visiting the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) is part of their upbringing. At least for me, it was. As a child, my favorite days were those where we would take a field trip to the MIA, or when I would beg my parents to bring me on the weekends. One aspect of it that leaves so many in awe is its wide variety of pieces in its collection. There are pieces I remember fondly from childhood: Dale Chihuly’s Sunburst chandelier that greets visitors as they walk in, for example. Continue Reading →

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