Student Life Archives - New Saint Andrews College

Reviving the Dying Art of Communication

If communication is an art, our society seems to be in the Dadaist era. The dying art of good communication is something New Saint Andrews seeks to revive. And the senior thesis is perhaps the pinnacle of a student’s ability to communicate well—here's why....

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New Internship Opportunities

While liberal arts graduates have soft skills the workforce needs, having hard and technical skills on a resume gives students a competitive edge. New internship opportunities at the college are giving students the chance to not only gain hard skills, but they also get to...

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Talking with Luke Deacon, President of the Science and Religion Club

There is a two-pronged purpose propelling the Science and Religion Club: “educating students on today’s scientific challenges, and unveiling the links connecting science, the humanities, and religion.” Student president Luke Deacon says events on vaccines, transhumanism, and the like, are key to his vision of...

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Alumna Christine Cohen’s Debut Novel: The Winter King

In publishing her debut novel, which is being called "beautiful in every way," Christine needed grit and craft. But to do so while being a wife and mother took wisdom. B.A. alumna and current M.F.A. student Christine Cohen describes her various challenges and what it...

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Upcoming Music Events This Fall

New Saint Andrews students and faculty are enjoying a busy fall performing in Moscow and beyond. The many events, recitals, classes, and more, are listed here in this update. Put the events of the Conservatory of Music on your calendar....

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New Developments at the 2019 Alumni Weekend

On September 20th, over fifty alumni returned to the Skattaboe building on Main Street for fellowship, encouragement, and to gain a vision for the college's development. They held a vocational panel for current students, dined in the newly purchased building, and many entered into the...

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The Ladies Who Keep the Fall Carnival Alive

During the week before finals, students spend their money and time buying candy, costumes, and building booths. It is for the Fall Carnival—a celebration students throw to thank the local community. Priscilla Brock (managing this year's logistics) and Lindsey Tollefson (who started the event fourteen...

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Rowing Club: From Nothing to Nationals

As a rower, Zach Ewell is used to hearing such encouragements as, “Pull your guts out!” It’s indicative of the grit that's required in the sport. And it’s what he needed to compete for New Saint Andrews in the ACRA Rowing Nationals 2019 after being...

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Necessity is the Mother of Inventio

“I was terrified going in,” sophomore Lonna Lindstrom said about our week-long Latin course, Conventiculum. But because of the course’s unique activities (pottery and cooking for example) and its immersive technique, Lonna’s confidence and comfortability grew significantly: “[By the end of the week] I was...

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Class of 2023: The Way Up Is Down

Dr. Ben Merkle and Dr. Tim Edwards address the freshmen during Prologus (student orientation week). The encouragements and challenges they laid before the freshmen can be summed up with the divine paradox: up is down....

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