Nine must-do Winona activities
Apr19

Nine must-do Winona activities

  It may be hard to believe, but the year is winding down. If you’re a senior, there are a few Winona staples that you need to see and do before you leave campus. If you’ll be returning in the fall, take note and start making plans for next year!   Garvin Heights This is the ultimate scenic overlook. You get beautiful views of the bluffs, the lake, the town, and the river. It’s a breathtaking sight in all seasons that everyone should...

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Last snowfall of the season (photos)
Apr19

Last snowfall of the season (photos)

  Even though most of us are ready for spring weather, it’s hard to look past the beauty of a good snowfall. Wednesday’s snow was thick and heavy and clung to the trees in a way that was reminiscent of Christmas. Take a look at some photos of the (hopefully) last flakes of the season.   Olivia Osterbauer, Editor...

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Students ‘spread the love’ through personal messages
Apr09

Students ‘spread the love’ through personal messages

    A student-led campaign is on a mission to promote positivity and unity in the Saint Mary’s University community.   The campaign, Spread the Love, is housed under the university’s Writing Initiatives and aims to reach out to individuals of the university community in a unique, meaningful way.   Given the current atmosphere of divisiveness, anger, and intolerance in this country, the campaign team believes now is a crucial time to...

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Behind the scenes of “A Grand Night for Singing” with Parker Kaeding
Apr09

Behind the scenes of “A Grand Night for Singing” with Parker Kaeding

  When you go to a show at the theater, your attention may be drawn to the actors and actresses, the music, and watching the story unfold, but have you ever wondered how it all comes together behind the scenes? Without a stage manager, it might not be possible to bring it all to life for you.   The Saint Mary’s University Department of Theater and Dance recently performed A Grand Night for Singing, and I had the opportunity to catch...

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Meet the Saint Mary’s coach who competes in Olympic weightlifting
Apr09

Meet the Saint Mary’s coach who competes in Olympic weightlifting

Some days it feels like the weight of the world is resting on your shoulders. Unless you’re Matt Sagar. Then, it feels like you’re lifting the weight of the world above your head. Sagar is known for being the strength and conditioning coach at Saint Mary’s University, but what many students may not know is that he also competes in Olympic lifting. Olympic lifting, consisting of the snatch and the clean and jerk, is on the upswing in...

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Making manners matter
Mar26

Making manners matter

Students at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota spend a lot of time learning hard skills, and rightfully so, but recently they got a chance to improve their soft skills by attending an Etiquette Lunch on campus. The event, which was hosted by Dr. Mary Catherine Fox, professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and former dean of the School of Business, gave students the opportunity to learn how to conduct themselves professionally at a...

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