Archive for December, 2009
Written by Megan Gode Dance can be an artistic form of storytelling, as movement has the distinct ability to display human emotion. During this year’s Christmas in Christ Chapel, the Gustavus community and its guests witnessed senior nursing major, Mariah McGill’s remarkable story through dance. Three and a half years ago, Mariah was diagnosed with [...]
Getting a massage, relaxing, and sipping tea were just a few of the options at the ninth annual Gustavus Chill Out and Wellness Fair held Nov. 6, 2009. The goal? Encouraging students and staff to be healthy, happy, relaxed people.
Written by Hanna Schutte ’11 “Anyone at any level can be a leader—it is a personal choice.” These are words that Sonja Andersen ’09 takes to heart. She has found that quotes such as this one help drive her and keep her focused, both with her past time on the hill and in her current [...]
Written by Jenny Broman ’10 “The smallest things often make the biggest difference,” says Emma Strand, junior communication studies major and coordinator of the Gustavus Big Partner Little Partner (BPLP) program this year. “You really can make a difference in a child’s life just by showing them you care and are there to support them,” [...]
Written by Hanna Schutte ’11 Take a drive to St. Peter, go up the hill, drive just beyond the President’s House and the Linnaeus Arboretum and you’ll see something you won’t quite expect—a farm. Specifically, the summer of 2009 was the first year for Big Hill Farm, an entirely student-conceptualized and student-managed organic farm dedicated [...]