• Alexa Lee

    Alexa Lee

    Class of 2017
    Esko, MN
    English

    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.

  • Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Semaj Moore

    Class of 2017
    Minneapolis, MN
    English, Medieval & Renaissance

    Emily Nelson

    Class of 2017
    Rochester, MN
    Communications

    Jason Chavez

    Senior
    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

  • Morgan Richie

    Class of 2017
    Hudson, WI
    Biology and Spanish

    Tayler Boelk

    Class of 2017
    Duluth, MN
    English

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Jesse Heaton

    Graduate Student
    Heyworth, IL
    Doctor of Physical Therapy

  • Alexa Lee

    Class of 2017
    Esko, MN
    English

    Cheyenne Lemm

    Senior
    Cromwell, MN
    History and Social Science Secondary Education

    Courtney Stempinski

    Class of 2017, Graduate Student
    Cambridge, MN
    Master of Education

    Patrick Linn

    Class of 2017
    Roseville, MN
    Communication Major, Film Concentration

  • Jin Baek

    Senior
    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Marisa Hutterer

    Class of 2017
    Prior Lake, MN
    Social Work

    Victoria Tabolich

    Sophomore
    Cambridge, MN
    Exercise Physiology

    Halle Nystrom

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

  • Malvern Madondo

    Junior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

    Neena Koslowski

    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

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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