• Alexa Lee

    Alexa Lee

    Class of 2017
    Esko, MN

    Alexa's Bio:
    I was born and raised in the Twin Ports area and am the youngest of five kids. I always wait until the last minute to do really important things (bad habit). In my spare time I love to dance and was on the Dance Team here at CSS.

  • Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Bryan Chavez

    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Katelyn Gehling

    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

  • Daniela Moreno Gomez

    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Shivani Singh

    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Neena Koslowski

    Apple Valley, MN

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

  • Jesse Heaton

    Graduate Student
    Heyworth, IL
    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Jin Baek

    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Mora, MN

    Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

  • Takudzwa Munjanja

    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management

    Jason Chavez

    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

Garrison Keillor

Two nights ago I had the privilege to attend the kick off show of Garrison Keiller’s gratitude tour. Not only did I get to go, but I was one of ten students that sat behind him on the stage. His staff asked for this, and me and a few other English majors were asked by our professors. Of course we said yes! Having this seat was kind of surreal and kind of nerve wracking. His show was sold out, which meant that I was going to be in a lot of people’s view. Plus, it was an event for the public, which meant that mostly Duluth and the surrounding area’s citizens were there, not students. Once it started and I got to laughing, I relaxed a little bit. As I looked out in the audience I realized that no one was even looking at me. They were all totally fascinated by him, and I couldn’t blame them. He was truly a captivating, talented, homest, and real comedian. But he’s also a writer, and I especially appreciate writers because the writer language has been a huge part of my undergraduate career. I wish I would have known more about him before the show, but one thing for sure is that he’s funny, and having a night of laughter instead of homework was just what I needed! 

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