Archive for Maggie King

End-of-the-Year BE U Peer-Based Coaching Groups Celebration

An end-of-the-year celebration for BE U Peer-Based Coaching Groups was held yesterday, May 24, 2013. A group of about 35 students and staff who participated in a BE U Peer-Based Coaching Group during the 2012-2013 academic year gathered at the Johnson Family Courtyard outside the Campus Center. Students and staff took some time out of […]

 

Senior Wellbeing Dinner and Conversation

On Monday, February, a group of 8 seniors gathered with Steve Bennett (Dean of Students office) & Adam Lusch-Tehle (Admissions) and the hosts’ families to discuss the timely dimensions of wellbeing as they face their transition from life on the hill to life after college. The pilot program received positive feedback indicating that this type […]

 

Our Journey to Greece!

The Olympic Quest left Minneapolis at 3:00pm on Saturday the 12th and arrived in Amsterdam around 6:00am on Sunday the 13th.  The flight was largely uneventful and not particularly restful for many of us students!  There were movies to watch, games to play, and radio to listen to to distract us during the flight.  After […]

 

The Oresteia and Greek Mythology with Will Freiert

The Oresteia is a trilogy among Greek tragedies.  The three plays, entitled Agamemnon, Libation Bearers, and Eumenides, are centered around the themes of justice and revenge. In Agamemnon, Queen Clytemnestra seeks to avenge her daughter, Iphigenia’s murder.  Iphigenia was sacrificed by her own father/Clytemnestra’s husband, King Agamemnon.  Agamemnon sacrificed Iphigenia in order to get favorable winds so his army could […]