Food shelf in Carondelet Center opens for St. Kate’s students

On April 20, a soft launch for a food shelf took place in the kitchen of Carondelet Center for St. Catherine University (St. Kate’s) students. The shelf contains non-perishable and dry good items such as canned fruits and vegetables, rice, soup, as well as items for cooking, such as olive oil, spices, beans, rice, and jalapeño peppers. The shelf plans to be open from 2-4 p.m. on the first and third week of every month for its official launch in Sept. Continue Reading →

Let St. Kate’s have the fun it deserves: Dancing at every opportunity

Last night I realized what I had been missing during my entire first year at St. Kate’s: dancing my heart out until I’m too tired to continue! After the much-awaited International Potluck, many remained for the after party. It was so joyful to dance and celebrate with other wonderful St. Kate’s students, under the purple and pink lights, on the floor of the Rauenhorst Ballroom. Continue Reading →

Winners for the St. Kates 2017 Study Abroad Photo Contest

The Office of Global Studies has announced the winners of their Study Abroad Photo Contest. Each year, the Office of Global Studies holds a photo contest where students who have studied abroad can submit their best travel photos for a prize. Below are the winners of the 2017 Study Abroad Photo Contest. Cultural Connections

1st Place – Laura Bush, “All shall be equal before the law”

South Africa – J-Term 2017
“A street mural in Capetown, South Africa. “All shall be equal before the law” is a commendable saying, but chain link fences and barbed wire still separate many.” Continue Reading →

Senate day entices in new student voters

Student Senate held Senate Day on Wednesday, April 5 to promote the senate elections and encourage students to participate in voting. Senate members called over passer-bys, asking them to vote and showing off the various prizes they could win if they participated. Students also answered trivia questions and offered feedback of their perceptions of the St. Catherine University (St. Kate’s) Senate. Continue Reading →

The increase in textbook prices and what students can do to save money

On college campuses around the country, there is anxiety around paying for tuition and textbooks every semester. And that anxiety is growing. Not only is tuition increasing every year but also textbooks prices are increasing rapidly. According to The Huffington Post, “College textbook prices have increased faster than tuition, health care costs and housing prices, all of which have risen faster than inflation.” Students can’t keep up with the insane textbook prices that colleges require them to pay. According to Tyler Kingkade from the Huffington Post, on average students pay $655 on textbooks each year. Continue Reading →