• Tony Barrett

    Tony Barrett

    Professor of Economics
    Northeast U.S.
    Ph.D., George Washington University

    Tony's Bio:
    A bio is always hard to write at my age (think grandfather). I have taught economics for 31 years, the last 21 at CSS. For four of those years I was the school's Athletic Director adding track and field and Nordic skiing, and laying ground work for football and women's hockey. I am married with two grown children. My daughter is working on her PhD in Chemistry as the Univ. of Chicago and she is the mother of my grandson, which is pretty cool. My son is a screen writer in LA. Eight of his scripts have been produced. He is also a licensed private investigator, which is odd.

  • Neena Koslowski

    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

    Marisa Hutterer

    Class of 2017
    Prior Lake, MN
    Social Work

    Jesse Heaton

    Graduate Student
    Heyworth, IL
    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Morgan Richie

    Class of 2017
    Hudson, WI
    Biology and Spanish

  • Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Emily Nelson

    Class of 2017
    Rochester, MN
    Communications

    Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

  • Jin Baek

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

    Courtney Stempinski

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

    Jason Chavez

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

    Tayler Boelk

    Class of 2017
    Duluth, MN
    English

  • Alexa Lee

    Class of 2017
    Esko, MN
    English

    Malvern Madondo

    Junior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Cheyenne Lemm

    Senior
    Cromwell, MN
    History and Social Science Secondary Education

    Victoria Tabolich

    Sophomore
    Cambridge, MN
    Exercise Physiology

  • Halle Nystrom

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

    Semaj Moore

    Class of 2017
    Minneapolis, MN
    English, Medieval & Renaissance

    Patrick Linn

    Class of 2017
    Roseville, MN
    Communication Major, Film Concentration

Opening Night

It is opening night for the play I directed, Arthur Miller’s Resurrection Blues.  Yes, I am an Economics professor; but, I also have over 30 years of theater experience.  This is the second play I have directed.  It’s a play about the potential crucifixtion of a Christ-like person.  And, it’s a comedy.  Very different for Miller who is most famous for Death of a Salesman.  We will be only the fourth U.S. production of the play and the first academic/non-professional production.  Our dress rehearsal yesterday went very well.  Tonight the reviewer from the paper will be there and the audience will have paid money to see the show.

The CSS theater has three or four productions a year.  There is no theater major so it is open to anyone on campus.  Guys are always needed.  The plays are always “academic” (no Neil Simon) and, this year range from a Greek play to Miller with Pride and Prejudice in there as well.  There is a full time costumer and scenic designer so the production values are very high. 

This is Homecoming weekend so there’s lots going on.  Next week is when most students will have a couple of midterms with a paper or two due.  What that means for me is that it is time to start grading and the grading won’t stop until Christmas.

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