• Pat Bigaouette

    Pat Bigaouette

    Class of 2011
    Chaska, MN
    Biology (Pre-Med)

    Pat's Bio:
    My name is Pat Bigaouette. I am a Senior Biology major. I run on the cross country and track teams at Scholastica. I currently live in Somers Hall as the Residential Advisor for Ground Floor North. Also, I am actively involved in Scholastica's theater program and hope to get cast in one of the four shows this season. This summer I conducted clinical research at Hennepin County Medical Center in the Emergency room. I also traveled to New York City to pick up a friend from school and, of course, saw the show "Wicked" on Broadway.

  • Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Neena Koslowski

    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

    Malvern Madondo

    Senior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

  • Daniela Moreno Gomez

    Senior
    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Laila Zemar

    Sophomore
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Katelyn Gehling

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

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

  • Shivani Singh

    Junior
    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Halle Nystrom

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

    Laura Salazar

    Senior
    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

    Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Senior
    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

  • Kathryn McCarrick

    Sophomore
    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Jin Baek

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

    Jason Chavez

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

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Senior
    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

  • Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Senior
    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

Friday the 13th

In case most of you missed it, last Friday was Friday the 13th. If you are upset about missing a major superstitious holiday, don’t worry, there will be another one in  July. In fact, there will be three Friday the 13ths in 2012 (January, April, July). As most of you know, Friday the 13th is for the superstitious holiday, so I thought it would be fun to look up superstitions that revolve around the number 13.

 

1)   Hospitals and hotels regularly have no room or floor number 13

2)    Many cities don’t have 13th street or 13th avenue.

3)   If you have 13 letters in your name, you’re said to have the devil’s luck (Charles Manson)

4)   Many airports skip the 13th gate.

5)   Many airplanes have no 13th row.

6)   Italians omit the number 13 from their national lottery.

7)   More than 80% of high rises lack a 13th floor.

8)   In Florence, Italy the house between number 12 and 14 are labeled 12 and a half.

9)   Traditionally in hangings, there are 13 knots in the noose and 13 steps leading up to the moment of death.

10)   Many blame the unluck of the number 13 for the ill-fated mission to the moon, Apollo 13.

11)  Tarot card number 13 is the Death Card, depicting the Grim Reaper.

 

Hope you have a lucky day.

 

Pat

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