No Limit: Jojo Chobak Does It All

No Limit: Jojo Chobak Does It All

Article by Samantha Roering. Photos by Samantha Roering. On Sunday mornings while growing up, Jojo Chobak was found at the rink scrimmaging against her brothers. Their mom would drop them off for two hours to tire them out. For Jojo, this was the beginning of her...

Paula U’Ren: From the Diamond to the Classroom

Paula U’Ren: From the Diamond to the Classroom

Article Written By Collin Rutkowski. Photo Accredited to Collin Rutkowski. From the dugout to the classroom, Paula U’Ren has been at St. Cloud State for over twenty-four years and continues to have an impact on campus.   U’Ren coached the St. Cloud State softball...

Canine Charisma at St. Cloud State

Canine Charisma at St. Cloud State

Article Written by Christina Moonsamy.  Photo by Christina Moonsamy.  Meet Dance – the Shetland sheepdog, also known as a Sheltie, who comes to visit St. Cloud State University to provide some furry therapy.  St. Cloud State University hosts weekly DeStress with Pets...

St. Cloud State Rallies In A Shootout Ending

St. Cloud State Rallies In A Shootout Ending

Article Written by Samantha Roering. Photo by Samantha Roering. The crowd at the Herb Brooks Center was invested. After being shut out the previous night, the Huskies came from behind a three-goal deficit and played through a scoreless overtime. In the scorebooks, the...

President Wacker is Leaving: What Now?

President Wacker is Leaving: What Now?

Article Written by Emma Bast, Assitant Editor-In-Chief. Photo by Emma Bast. Chancellor from Minnesota State Scott Olson announced the search for a new Saint Cloud State president will begin Jan.  2024. With President Robbyn Wacker's planned departure from Saint Cloud...

President Robbyn Wacker Announces Departure From SCSU

President Robbyn Wacker Announces Departure From SCSU

Article Written by Lynn Dobmeier -- Editor in Chief. On Nov 27, students of Saint Cloud State University received an email from the Office of the President informing them of President Robbyn Wacker's departure from SCSU. She shared that her journey, which started in...

Steven Anderson: Combining Education and Flying

Steven Anderson: Combining Education and Flying

Article Written by Ethan Johnson. Photo by Ethan Johnson. After helping advise the SCSU Aero Club in a recent club meeting on Nov. 7, Honors Professor Steven Anderson is hopeful for the club's future and higher education at SCSU. Anderson, an honors professor and the...

How Huskies Hack: SCSU Hackathon 2023

How Huskies Hack: SCSU Hackathon 2023

Article Written by Ethan Johnson. Photo by Ethan Johnson. SCSUs College of Science and Engineering held its annual hackathon this weekend, challenging STEM students to find new solutions to problems. The annual Hackathon is an event where STEM students of all kinds...

SCSU Picks Up The Sweep In Shutout Style

SCSU Picks Up The Sweep In Shutout Style

Article Written by Samantha Roering.  Photo by Samantha Roering.  The Huskies needed a strong showing against the Miami RedHawks to open conference play. After facing adversity to start the season, a breakthrough series was necessary to get the team back on track....

The Miettinen Brothers Shine To Start Conference Play

The Miettinen Brothers Shine To Start Conference Play

Article Written by Samantha Roering.  Photo by Samantha Roering.  After splitting a series with Alaska Fairbanks, SCSU’s men’s hockey team had a crucial bye week to refocus before beginning conference play. They started the season 2-4, taking two of those losses in...

DREAM Is Now On Campus

DREAM Is Now On Campus

Article Written by Emily McTarsney. Photo by Emily McTarsney.  This year, SCSU switched from a program called Beyond the Label to DREAM, because it is more inclusive to students who don’t use SCSU accessibility services. It also emphasizes student leadership and...

St. Cloud State Esports Hosts First Halloween Event

St. Cloud State Esports Hosts First Halloween Event

Article Written by Collin Rutkowski. Photo by Collin Rutkowski. Esports hosted their first Halloween event Wednesday with themed games, treats, and a costume contest. They went all out for the event with many people dressing up in their favorite pop culture costumes,...

Mass Comm Hosts Inaugural Fall Fest

Mass Comm Hosts Inaugural Fall Fest

Article Written by Edison Jensen. Photo by Edison Jensen. In the UTVS studio area of Stewart Hall, an inaugural Mass Communication Fall Fest took place last week on October 20. Set up adjacent to backdrops and broadcasting cameras, several impressive companies were...

St. Cloud State Ramps Up Fall Cleanups

St. Cloud State Ramps Up Fall Cleanups

Article Written by Kevin Bloemberg. Photo by Kevin Bloemberg. As leaves are starting to fall from the trees, Facilities Management on campus is ramping up efforts to clear them. They have a lot of tools at their disposal, and they need them. Barron Nixon is the...

Art Student Union Step by Step

Art Student Union Step by Step

Article Written by Kevin Sloter. Photo taken by Kevin Sloter. The Art Student Union held a fall themed step-by-step painting guide in room 206 of the Kiehle Visual Arts Center on Oct 19, at 6:30 p.m. The art supplies was provided so all majors could enjoy a judgment...

Huskies Fall in 5-2 Loss Though Optimism Lingers

Huskies Fall in 5-2 Loss Though Optimism Lingers

Article Written by Samantha Roering.  Photo by Samantha Roering.  When you look at the final score of Saturday night’s game, it might be hard to understand what went right. Losing 5-2 to Alaska Fairbanks and dropping their overall record to 2-4 isn’t ideal, but if you...

Central MN Theatre Presents: Fiddler On The Roof

Central MN Theatre Presents: Fiddler On The Roof

Article Written by Ethan Johnson. Photo by Ethan Johnson. In a time of turmoil worldwide, local theater company Central MN Theatre hopes to perform a piece with a rich set design and story that will warm the hearts of the local community. Central MN Theatre began...

Halloween Round Up: Events around SCSU

Halloween Round Up: Events around SCSU

Article written by Emma Bast. Photo by Emma Bast. With spooky season in full swing, St. Cloud State students have a wide variety of events where they can enjoy costumes, events, and scares both on and off campus.   Tuesday, Oct 24  The TKE House will be holding a...

Huskies Find a Spark in 4-1 Win

Huskies Find a Spark in 4-1 Win

Article written by Samantha Roering. Photos accredited to Samantha Roering. The St. Cloud State Huskies were on thin ice after getting swept by the Minnesota State Mavericks the previous weekend. Emotions were running high and the team knew they had to play better....

Feeling Stressed? Therapy Dogs Are Here to Help 

Feeling Stressed? Therapy Dogs Are Here to Help 

Written by Maya Geving. Photo by Maya Geving. Taking care of your mental health can encompass many different things. In Eastman Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays, it can look like interacting with some four-legged furry friends to help ease stress.  This event is called...

Second NACE Smash Brothers Ultimate Match

Second NACE Smash Brothers Ultimate Match

Article Written by Kevin Sloter.  Photo by Kevin Sloter. The second NACE Smash Brothers Ultimate Match was held in the fairly new, E-sports arena in Atwood's basement on Friday, October 13, 6 p.m. It pitted Saint Cloud States academy team for Super Smash bros against...

A Disappointing End to an Intense Opening Night

A Disappointing End to an Intense Opening Night

Article Written by Samantha Roering.  Photo by Samantha Roering.  Fans gathered in the Herb Brooks Center on Saturday night in anticipation of a new season of men’s hockey. They were loud, energized, and ready to cheer their team on in the opening night of the season....

Sustainability Meets Necessity at Husky Food Pantry

Sustainability Meets Necessity at Husky Food Pantry

Article Written by Emily McTarsney. Photo by Emily McTarsney. On the first floor of the Hill Hall dorm, there is a food pantry that is open to all SCSU students. This Food Pantry provides food and personal hygiene products to the students who need it. The Huskies Food...

Homecoming in Full Swing

Photos by Emma Bast. The anticipated St. Cloud State Homecoming is officially here. The Kickoff Event held Oct 4 at the Atwood Plaza. Students and Faculty alike came to enjoy the events including Ax Throwing, Mini Golf, and a Mobile Splatter Paint Tent. [gallery...

A Dedicated Approach to Ending Period Poverty

A Dedicated Approach to Ending Period Poverty

Written by Maya Geving, photo by Maya Geving Picture this, you’re a broke college student scanning the shelves at Target for a package of tampons. The cheapest ones you can find are eight dollars. Between tuition, rent, utilities, groceries, and other expenses, you...

Garvey Commons Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Garvey Commons Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Article Written by Maya Geving. Photos Credited to  Aiden Farrell. Garvey Commons has been a longtime hub for dining and bringing students together at St. Cloud State University. That’s why celebrating the big anniversaries matters.  On Tuesday, September 12th, Garvey...

Students Frustrated with Campus Potholes

Students Frustrated with Campus Potholes

Article Written by Zachary Stambaugh While SCSU may seem like a beautiful campus thanks to its modern architecture and close proximity to the Mississippi River, there is a problem that has troubled the university for quite some time: potholes. The two main roads on...

Building a Writing Community on Campus

Building a Writing Community on Campus

Article Written by Lilly Marohn. Organizers from the School of Graduate Studies hosted an event called Write Night that builds a sense of community for student writers. Write Night, an event put on by the School of Graduate Studies, partners with the Center for...

St. Cloud State Fights Food Insecurity

St. Cloud State Fights Food Insecurity

Article Written by Lilly Marohn. You wake up in the morning to the sound of your stomach growling. Ouch! You say as you feel the hunger pain pinch. It’s breakfast time but you don’t have any food. Your body is running on empty which makes you feel lightheaded and...

Every Shift Matters for Ryan Rosborough

Every Shift Matters for Ryan Rosborough

Article Written by Samantha Roering. Photo Provided by Luke Schmidt. The reality of being a student-athlete looks different for everyone. Students come from various backgrounds to try their hand at a collegiate career. Some travel 15 minutes to compete for their...

St Cloud State Esports Arena Opens to the Public

St Cloud State Esports Arena Opens to the Public

Article Written by Daniel Aikins. Photo Courtesy of Chase Neukam. On the 3rd of April, St Cloud State opened its long gestating esports arena to the public, complete with gaming themed snacks, representation from every up and coming gaming club on campus, and a...

Semi-Final Shutout Between Interstate Rivals

Semi-Final Shutout Between Interstate Rivals

Article written by Brooklyn Purowitz. Photo provided by SmugMug. The St. Cloud State men’s hockey team traveled to Fargo, N.D. for the 2023 NCAA Regional Tournament. University of Minnesota, Canisius and Minnesota State Mankato joined St. Cloud State in the...

Rock Climb! Dew It!

Rock Climb! Dew It!

Article Written by Zachary Stambaugh. Photo by Zachary Stambaugh. The St. Cloud State fitness center is the perfect place for students to workout. For more daring students, it is also home to one of the most exciting yet demanding fitness opportunities: the Mountain...

Icy Conditions Cause Students to Slip and Fall

Icy Conditions Cause Students to Slip and Fall

Article Written by Nikhil Gulati. Photo by Nikhil Gulati. On Feb. 12 temperatures of up to 40 degrees in St. Cloud caused an unusual rainfall. That night, temperatures dropped below freezing. This caused the wet ground to turn into a layer of ice on sidewalks and...

Men’s Hockey Wins NCHC Frozen Faceoff

Men’s Hockey Wins NCHC Frozen Faceoff

Article Written by Alexander Fern. The St. Cloud State Men's Hockey team traveled to St. Paul, Minnesota and participated in the NCHC Frozen Faceoff for the first time since 2016. They secured their spot at Xcel Energy Center after a series win against...

Garvey Commons Celebrating 60 Years of Service

Garvey Commons Celebrating 60 Years of Service

Article Written by Cameron Stenzel. Photo by Cameron Stenzel St. Cloud State University has some food venues such as Chick-fil-A and Einstein Bros. Bagels for people who need a quick bite to eat. While those food venues are a quick pit stop, there is one place at St....

St. Cloud State Students Weather the Campus Roads

St. Cloud State Students Weather the Campus Roads

Article by Olivia Stephes. Photo by Olivia Stephes There is a lot of frustration from students regarding the clean-up status of campus roads, parking, and sidewalks on St Cloud State’s campus. “The amount of ice buildup where the snow from that initial heavy storm...

St. Cloud State Students De-Stress With Pets

St. Cloud State Students De-Stress With Pets

Article Written by Lilly Marohn. Photo by Lilly Marohn St. Cloud State students feel less homesick and less stressed after spending time with therapy animals at Healthy Huskies De-Stress with Pets. Every Tuesday, the Central Minnesota Therapy Animal Association brings...

Public Transportation Going Carbon-free with More Funding

Public Transportation Going Carbon-free with More Funding

Article written by Emma Bast. Photo by Emma Bast. Vice President Kamala Harris advocated for clean energy public transportation in connection with union jobs at a conference Thursday.  Vice President Kamala Harris came to the New Flyer of America facility in St. Cloud...

El Camino al Carnaval Celebration

El Camino al Carnaval Celebration

Article Written by Emma Bast. The Latin American Student Association hosted a Culture Night highlighting Carnaval Culture on January 14th in Atwood Memorial Center. The event called El Camino al Carnaval, or The Road to Carnival is the first culture night of the...

Keeping Students Safe on SCSU Campus

Keeping Students Safe on SCSU Campus

Article Written by Kyle Ginsbac On the night of Nov. 13, 2022, a shooting occurred on the campus of The University of Virginia, located in Charlottesville, Va. A gunman opened fire on his fellow students as their bus returned from campus, killing three and injuring...

SCSU’s Long-Forgotten Underground Tunnel System

SCSU’s Long-Forgotten Underground Tunnel System

Article Written by Grace Jacobson -- Assistant Editor. Photo Taken by Grace Jacobson -- Assistant Editor Winter is in full swing in the Granite City as snow blankets the ground and temperatures tumble below freezing. On the campus of St. Cloud State University,...

The Huskies Women Soccer Season Comes to An End

The Huskies Women Soccer Season Comes to An End

Article Written by Christian Winfield The Huskies women soccer team season ends as they ended the season with 6 wins, 5 losses, and 4 ties. The head coach of the Huskies women Soccer team Greta Arvesen stepped down from the head coach position this previous season....

SCSU Meteorology: A Program of Success

SCSU Meteorology: A Program of Success

Article Written by Brian Moos. The St. Cloud State meteorology department is one of the best in the nation for preparing students for the challenging world of weather. As the only meteorology program of its kind in the state of Minn. there is major draw to the Granite...

Minnesota Mid-Term Elections Today

Minnesota Mid-Term Elections Today

Article Written by Maxwell Steigauf. Photo Taken by Maxwell Steigauf.  Tim Walz has been governor of Minnesota since 2019. With elections today, the Democratic Farmer League candidate is seeking re-election. However, he is facing opposition from the Republican...

Saint Cloud State Homecoming Fan Fest

Saint Cloud State Homecoming Fan Fest

Article Written by Kyle Ginsbach Following the Huskies victory over Minnesota State in men’s hockey on Friday night, fans gathered for the annual homecoming fan fest on Saturday, Oct. 22. Fans of all ages were able to participate in numerous activities, including axe...

Resources At Saint Cloud State University

Resources At Saint Cloud State University

Article Written By Karlyn Dobmeier -- Editor in Chief As the days grow darker and colder, St. Cloud State University is reminding students to prioritize their mental health. St. Cloud State University offers many resources through medical, financial and academic...

Upper Mississippi Harvest Publication Opportunity

Upper Mississippi Harvest Publication Opportunity

Article Written by Karlyn Dobmeier--Editor in Chief. Photo provided by Upper Mississippi Harvest. The Upper Mississippi Harvest is a literary and Art magazine that has been publishing the work of Saint Cloud State students for over 30 years. The Harvest accepts...

SCSU Hosting Toy Drive for Children in Ukraine

SCSU Hosting Toy Drive for Children in Ukraine

Article written by Danielle Remme   St. Cloud State University is always looking for new ways to not just help around our local community, but to make a difference around the world. Students and staff have been brainstorming on ways to send our support to those of...