Cardinal Bash Ends after Week of Fun (Photos)
Jan30

Cardinal Bash Ends after Week of Fun (Photos)

The Saint Mary’s second annual Cardinal Bash ended on a high note with Late Nite in the RAC on Saturday after a week of activities. The festivities began on Jan. 21 with a football viewing party and daily events were held throughout the week. Between sports games, a video game tournament, trivia and comedy nights, a trip to the C&C Escape Room, and more, there was something fun for everyone. Check out these photos from some of...

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Peer Ministers Spend Winter Retreat in Lake City
Jan25

Peer Ministers Spend Winter Retreat in Lake City

From Jan. 12-14, the peer ministers went to Lake City for their winter retreat. Eight students attended the retreat. The purpose of this retreat was to provide the peer ministers some tools in order to help them better know themselves and eventually to be able to promote community life in their works in the campus Ministry. To achieve that purpose, Colleen and Kirsten, the coordinators of this group, invited Martha Buelt to lead the...

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Presenter Encourages Diversity Discussion Through MLK Jr. Day Talk
Jan23

Presenter Encourages Diversity Discussion Through MLK Jr. Day Talk

The Saint Mary’s community was invited to attend an MLK Jr. Day performance by renowned writer/performer and artistic director Carlyle Brown last Monday.   Brown’s presentation, “Acting Black,” was a mixture between spoken word, powerpoint, and comedy and focused on the roots of racism in America. It gave the audience an opportunity to delve into the role of diversity throughout history, especially in theater. He grasped the audience...

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New blog makes science accessible to all
Dec06

New blog makes science accessible to all

After three years in development, Saint Mary’s University piloted a student-led science blog dedicated to exploring topics in the sciences in an approachable, easy-to-read way. The blog, MindBlown, is the product of the Director of Writing Services, Dr. Peggy Johnson’s, imagination and her collaboration with the science department, specifically with the Dean of Sciences and Health Professions, Dr. Todd Reinhart. With MindBlown,...

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Talented students participate in Undergraduate Art Exhibit
Dec06

Talented students participate in Undergraduate Art Exhibit

The Saint Mary’s University Undergraduate Art Exhibit opened to the public with a welcome reception on Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Toner Center gallery featuring student-submitted pieces. The show is an annual exhibit that displays artwork of any type, created by students in any major. Students who participated were allowed to submit up to three pieces. The show consisted of work from roughly 45 students, and represented 11...

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Students learn from X Games Director
Nov30

Students learn from X Games Director

Ever wondered what it’s like to work at ESPN? Students at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (SMU) no longer have to wonder. That’s because the Director of Business Operations for ESPN X Games, Brad Florian, gave them an overview of his work at ESPN and some advice about entering the workforce when he flew from headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut to visit the Winona campus on Monday, Nov. 13. Florian has been with ESPN for almost...

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