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UNW PSEO gives opportunities to high school students

by Clarissa Zuspann  The number of on campus PSEO students at the University of Northwestern—St. Paul has grown immensely over the last seven years. PSEO stands for Post Secondary Enrollment Options. PSEO is an opportunity for high school students to earn college credit for free in their last two years of high school by enrolling in […]

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Campus Connect: Dawnette Scott

by McKenzie Heilman   Dawnette Scott is the associate dean of student engagement at the University of Northwestern – St. Paul. This position entails student care and discipline, leadership development, personhood development, oversight of Commuter Life and Global Engagement. She also works with other deans, directors and admin for coverage of Student Life responsibilities. “Speaking into […]

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Students reflect on transformational cross-cultural trip

by Jenny Cvek Thirteen students and five faculty members spent their fall break immersing themselves in the realities of immigration.  The group spent time in Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, California on a learning trip led by University of Northwestern—St. Paul alumnus Jer Swigart. Junior accounting major Kristina Myankova was one of the participants.  “We […]

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60 Second Scramble in the Stud

By McKenzie Heilman To welcome students back to school from fall break, CORE hosted the “60 Second Scramble.” From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25, in the Robertson Student Center, CORE put on a “Minute to Win It” style game night with free food and beverages. New to Northwestern this year, CORE is […]

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Celebrating Halloween: The Northwestern Way

By Alec Schafer Traditionally, the celebration of Halloween has been a non-starter at the University of Northwestern – St. Paul because of the variety of different opinions and beliefs about Halloween held in various Christian circles. This year, however, Northwestern has been host to two different Halloween-themed parties that brought new and fun experiences to […]

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