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Are We There Yet

BY RICHIE KUTTNER
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 01, 2018

Up next is Richie Kuttner, who is a husband of 22 wonderful years and a father of three incredible kids, 66% of which are twins.  When he is not working as a Supply Chain Analyst and Team Leader for 3M Hutchinson, Richie lives life to the fullest by serving various non-profit organizations, filling his ears with all kinds of music and road-tripping across America. An experienced traveler, Richie hopes to shed light on the many benefits of traveling.

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Whatever You Do, Don't Give Up

BY JON THEIS
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 01, 2018

Jon Theis is full of passion and a little bit of something else. He's recently made a series of questionable decisions and has found himself discovering um....himself while trying to maintain his sanity as he rebuilds his identity. However, he refuses to bow in the face of adversity and is here to tell you why you shouldn't either.

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Solitude: A How To

BY SIMON ECKMAN
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 01, 2018

Simon Eckman is a fingerstyle guitarist, songwriter, and florist from Sebeka, Minnesota. Simon is interested in the natural world, spirituality, world religion & cultures, communication, philosophy, and poetry. Simon strives to be a seeker of truth and beauty, however far into the unknown it leads. He above all strives to be a gentle and kind human being. 

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Burlesque! The Art of Tease and Beyond

BY SCARLETTE REVOLVER
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 01, 2018

Scarlette Revolver is an entrepreneur, entertainer, educator, and body-positive enthusiast. She performs primarily as a burlesque artist; but is also an actress, fire dancer, emcee, and sideshow entertainer. Scarlette is the owner of Revolver Studios; a dance and fitness studio right here in St Cloud, where her mission is to facilitate healing and empowerment through movement that is body-positive and inclusive. She is also a mom to two awesome kids and a geriatric Chihuahua.

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On Fire

BY DANIELLE MEYER
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 01, 2018

Dani Meyer is a Central Minnesota Native who has always had dreams of being on the stage. She has been dancing since the age of five and has performed in dance groups and with theater companies in the St. Cloud area her whole life. She has choreographed for a variety of groups including Two Rivers Community Theater, Sauk Rapids-Rice High School Theater Productions, Phoenix Drumline, Hutchinson High School Color Guard, and wants to continue to incorporate dance into other areas of performance. She loves spending time with her dog, Wall-E, feeding her friends fried food, and helping young people find their fire.

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Consciousness, Communication, and Care: Transforming Electoral Environments and Personal Liberation

BY JUSTIN LEWANDOWSKI
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 01, 2018

Justin Lewandowski has been a community organizer in central Minnesota and across the country for the last 10 years, dedicating the latter to the study and practice of deep canvassing or "long form conversations" to develop community, reduce prejudice, and building electoral power. Justin's first political campaign utilizing this emerging grassroots organizing method was with Minnesotans United for All Families in 2012, the nations first successful campaign to defeat a constitutional amendment which would have permanently banned same-sex marriage in Minnesota.

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Ties through Table-top

BY NICO KLEIN
IN ST. CLOUD

Nico Klein is an avid traveler, thinker and content creator. Born and raised in St. Cloud, he remains an active member of the local community. A man of limited time and unlimited interests, he currently works at Capital One as a Knowledge Manager. He shared his knowledge and involvement of the table-top gaming community in a presentation entitled "Ties through Table-top." 

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What the Hell is Drum Corps?

BY ANDREW LARUM
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 01, 2018

Andy is a St. Cloud native, Earth Science major at MSU, and member of an all-age competitive Drum and Bugle Corps based out of St. Peter, MN. What on Earth is drum corps you ask? Great question! The activity is vast, yet misunderstood and misrepresented. Andy will shed some light on the subject with his talk "What The Hell Is Drum Corps?"