• Gabi Herrera

    Gabi Herrera

    Class of 2013
    St. Paul, MN
    Marketing, Management

    Gabi's Bio:
    I love being considered a “city girl” although St. Paul seems small to me sometimes. I chose to come to Duluth for aesthetic reasons and the sense of community that Scholastica embodies. Being in three clubs, a student senator, full credit load, and two part time jobs, I keep myself very busy. I wouldn't trade it for anything! We need to take advantage of the prime time in our life. These four years go by faster than high school, and I’m just trying to enjoy every moment of it!

  • Jason Chavez

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

    Jesse Heaton

    Graduate Student
    Heyworth, IL
    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Junior
    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management

    Malvern Madondo

    Senior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

  • Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Katelyn Gehling

    Sophomore
    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Freshman
    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Halle Nystrom

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

  • Neena Koslowski

    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    Senior
    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

  • Jin Baek

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

    Shivani Singh

    Junior
    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

Riding the bus

A great thing about Duluth is the DTA. I ride it everyday since I don’t have a car. As a student we get to use our ID to ride it for “free” which is really nice. The bus is still way more affordable than the fare in the cities. Either way, as a student you definitely want to get out and take the bus. There are 3 different routes that come to campus, and those buses can connect you to even more routes.

Usually I am really happy with the bus system. However, due to me sleeping in late I wasn’t too happy this morning. To get to my 8 am class I try to leave my house by 7:15 because it takes me two buses to get to campus. Well… today I woke up at 7:09 and was rushing to grab everything I needed for my 12+ hour day on campus consisting of 4 classes and work. I didn’t want to forget anything. In the end I chose to leave even though I had remembered that I didn’t have my accounting textbook. Anyways… I got to the bus stop at 7:27 and the bus came at 7:32… Sounds okay, right? Well… The 12 bus leaves UMD anywhere from 7:44-7:47… JUST AS WE WERE PULLING UP TO UMD… The 12 drives away. So I’m thinking “Great, now I get to walk to Scholastica with my backpack and art folder”. I started walking and then thought maybe the 18 route would be leaving towards Scholastica. IT WAS IT WAS IT WAS!! I hopped on and it left UMD at 8, so I got to class at 8:10.

Pretty chaotic day for only being 8:10 AM. It was definitely my fault for sleeping in and running late, but sometimes you just want to blame everything on a bus that leaves a little bit early!!

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