Corbin Casassa

I am a freshman PSEO student at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. I like reading magazines, getting to meet good people and writing about my passions. I also like cars, basketball and spending quality time with good people. I want my writing to give me the chances in my life to have a career that I love.

One strange home-COVID week

Pandemic guidelines forced adjustments to nearly every aspect of homecoming, but Bethel still pulled off the events. COVID-19 forced Bethel’s homecoming traditions to look a bit different, and faculty, staff and Bethel Student Government adjusted to keep up the school spirit with safety in mind. “We were so blessed to be able to do homecoming this year. Certainly there were many stressful planning meetings, simply because we were unsure of all of the restrictions that we were working with and

Jaedon loves of video games

A fifth-grader at Maxfield Elementary shares some of his favorite things. Fifth grade teacher Mrs. Elizabeth Earnest smiles while she remembers how Jaedon has made her laugh. Jaedon will sporadically jump in front of the classroom and rolls off jokes for the class regularly. Jaedon is also a builder. He is a lego extraordinaire with many different projects coming along. Jaedon likes to watch YouTube and TV. Jaedon’s favorite TV show is Ninjago, which goes hand in hand with his lego specialty.

Nonprofit uses Tools to do good in 2020

Nonprofit uses tools to do good in 2020 The Minnesota Tool Library works to support its community through new projects. The Minnesota Tool Library lost about 300 members due to the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic. The work it does, however, has only increased in 2020. MTL executive director Kate Hersey believes in the power of her organization to do good as a community, and she strives to continue doing that even amidst the turmoil of 2020. St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, an MTL member h

The Pep Rally Performance

Weston Wold performs for the first time live with his band. Weston Wold hits the high note of the chorus and the crowd goes ecstatic. He stood motionless on the waxy basketball court in his debut live performance. He didn’t even take the microphone off the stand during the performance. “I didn’t know anything about performing,” Wold explains. Justin Dokken, Tomas O’Keefe and Wold made up the band 45 Degrees North. They performed Pompeii by Bastille for the pep rally in 2014. They were in 9th