• Emily Nelson

    Emily Nelson

    Class of 2017
    Rochester, MN

    Emily's Bio:
    I am a senior majoring in communication and minoring in photography. The College of St. Scholastica has been a great place for me to be throughout my college journey. I am fascinated by the world and am currently studying abroad at Regent's University London in England. I live for the little things and the adventures I stumble upon everyday. In my free time I enjoy practicing yoga, listening to and writing music, taking pictures, and exploring.

  • Brooke Elvehjem

    Mora, MN

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

  • Takudzwa Munjanja

    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Jin Baek

    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Neena Koslowski

    Apple Valley, MN

  • Jason Chavez

    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

    Laura Salazar

    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

    Bryan Chavez

    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

  • Laila Zemar

    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Katelyn Gehling

    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Halle Nystrom

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

  • Shivani Singh

    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

The Art of Going to College

The art of going to college is quite fascinating, and the way we juggle a full schedule of classes, part-time jobs, a social life, exercise, and extra-curricular activities is somewhat miraculous. The one thing that has kept me sane throughout the busy days and stressful times, is my yoga practice. I began my yoga journey before I came to school in Duluth, but it was solely for the fitness of it then. After my freshman year, I knew I needed to find a release for all of my stress and anxiety. I have a deep love for learning and a passion for keeping busy, but, sometimes, I feel as though I cannot handle all of the stress and pressure that comes along with college. Discovering yoga saved me. It helped me see the importance in the little things again. It helped me slow my world down. It helped me find clarity. It still helps me balance my stress today. Beginning college can be frightening, nerve-wrecking, and exciting all at once, but it is truly great. My experience has been nothing less than exceptional. With my yoga practice as a release from the stress in addition to playing my guitar from time-to-time or taking a walk in the woods, I have found clarity and peace in the busyness of it all.


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