THE FLENSBURG FILES Education should be encouraged, not denied
8:10 on a Wednesday morning in a lecture hall, waiting for the first class of the day to start. It is one of the introductory classes which provides students studying English with an insight to lite... Posted on 10/25/12 at 8:36 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Tai chi: Practicing the Present
My trainer and I arrived at the tai chi school mid-morning. Last time I showed you a few pictures of what this mountainside martial art boarding school looked like. After dropping my stuff in my room,... Posted on 8/18/12 at 10:16 AM
MUTTERINGS OF A MINNESOTAN MUZUNGU The world is hard.
Not just made of rock, not just difficult to figure out, but honestly hard. It's seen its fair share of tragedy. It has been embittered and fatigued by the endless bombardment of human suffering. It h... Posted on 11/4/10 at 12:44 PM
WORTHINGTON — Former Worthington High School student Nicole Ektnitphong addressed the Worthington School District Board of Education Tuesday, speaking about the ongoing student achievement gap issue and one of the several solutions to the problem.
Former ag major switches course after his first year
WORTHINGTON — Josh Pomranke will join 87 other graduating students from the nursing program Friday at the Minnesota West Community and Technical College commencement ceremony.
The Worthington campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College hosted a student art reception Wednesday at the Center for the Performing and Visual Arts. Shown is juror Joel McKinney giving a presentation on the first-place winning art (center) of Jose Dominguez, who was recognized for an untitled acryclic and collage work. Other students recognized were: Habtamu Gebremariam (ink resist oil pastel), second place; Brenda Paulzine (acrylic and collage), third place for “Pain”: Rayna Mangel, Emily Peterson, Rose Mejia Calderon, Kuftu Koji and Kayla Leckland, merit awards; and Darcy Poppema, Matthew Bah, Mercedes Lovan, Tyler Koskovich, Samm Bertrand, Amente Berhanu and Anson Mareus, honorable mention.
Seven student musicians perform at MMEA conference this week
WORTHINGTON — Seven music-minded students will represent Worthington in the Twin Cities this week as part of selective state-level music groups.
WORTHINGTON – As student teaching for Patty LeBrun and Sarah Steffl is drawing to an end, they have mixed feelings about leaving the classroom they’ve grown attached to, but they are excited to embark on a new teaching journey.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Elizabeth Yackel-Juleen of Windom will perform in William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” at the on-campus Edith Mortenson Center Theatre at Augustana College Thursday through Sunday.
WORTHINGTON — In an age where technology and social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Skype have revolutionized transcontinental communication, some may question the need to travel when technology has facilitated instant communication.
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