Welcome from Barbara Blackwell, Principia's Chief Executive

With five years of leadership experience in different roles at Principia under her belt, newly appointed Chief Executive Barbara Blackwell has clear ideas about how she plans to move the institution forward.

College Convenes Panel on Invasion of Ukraine

As much of the world asked, “what can we do?” in response to the deadly Russian invasion of Ukraine, a panel of Principia College faculty and staff members quickly mobilized to do what they do best in such circumstances: teach. Students and Principia College community members packed Wanamaker Hall February 28, for an hour-and-a-half panel discussion titled “Invasion of Ukraine: What Does it Mean?”

Bon Jovi Picks Alumni Rockers as Opening Act

Pioneer Salesmen, the indie-rock band with hints of garage and psychedelic rock and roll energy, opened for Bon Jovi earlier this year at Enterprise Center in downtown St. Louis. The band includes singer/guitarist Sam McDonell, bassist Anthony Mauer, Andrew Kistler (C’18) on guitar (at left), and Tyler Wingert (US’15, C’19) on drums (insert below). The four musicians have been playing together for about four years.