Johnnie Java to close at end of semester

By Bridget Lenczewski [email protected] At the end of the fall semester, Johnnie Java will be closing. For many years, Johnnie Java served as a thriving coffee shop in the mornings, located at the bottom of the stairs in Sexton. However, with the...

Hidden places: Welle Book Arts Studio

By George Dornbach [email protected] In a corner room in the basement of the Benedicta Arts Center (BAC), ideas and stories are being brought to life. The Welle Book Arts Studio holds an array of letter type, small cubes of metal letters waiting to be...

CSB basketball starts 5-1

By Brandon Spratt [email protected] Despite several close games, St. Ben’s basketball is off to a hot start. “I think our overall depth and our returners have been the two biggest keys this year,” Head Coach Mike Durbin said. Starting the season strong...

Festival of Cultures cultivates community

By Bridget Lenczewski [email protected] The 20th annual Festival of Cultures (FOC) will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 in the Haehn Campus Center (HCC) Fieldhouse at St. Ben’s. The event is hosted by the Intercultural and...

News

New club, United Politics, bursts political bubbles

By Charly Frisk [email protected] A new club at CSB/SJU, United Politics, encourages political dialogue between students of all political beliefs. In recent years, many headlines of newspaper articles, subjects of tweets and rants on Facebook discuss a...

MPR host Garrison Keillor fired for sexual misconduct

The Record Staff Report In recent national news, many notable figures including politicians, actors and journalists have been accused of sexual assault and harassment. This past Wednesday, Garrison Keillor had his contracts terminated by Minnesota Public...

How administration responds to sexual assault issues on campus

By Sierra Lammi [email protected] Sexual assault cases often go unreported on college campuses, and in light of recent questions about the process, a detailed overview of what happens when a case is reported is provided here. Once a sexual assault case...

ETL’s next documentary a work in progress

By Gabe Hance [email protected] With over 20 different majors, 18 members and hundreds of different ideas, passions and strong opinions on condiments, the documentarians of Extending the Link (ETL) chose water for their 11th annual featured documentary...

Question & Answer interview with St. Joseph Police Chief Joel Klein

By Samuel Butterfass [email protected] Police Chief Joel Klein graduated from SJU in 1997 and started his career in law enforcement in 1998 in Albany, MN. He began his work with the St. Joe Police Department as a part time officer in 2001. He started...

CSB/SJU among highest in sexual assault cases

By Cormac Quinn and Sierra Lammi [email protected] • [email protected] CSB/SJU had the most sexual assaults reported on campus of any private Minnesota college in 2015, with 21 reports— placing CSB/SJU with the second most reports in the state behind...

EMT Squad lacks funding and supplies

By Lydia Glen [email protected] Trained first responders trained such as the St. John’s Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Squad respond to incidents across campus despite having low funding. The EMT squad operates under the umbrella of Life Safety, from...

Variety

New crew boat on campus

By Erin Hacker [email protected] The CSB/SJU crew team has a new addition: a new used boat. While the crew rowing season ended with a finale regatta, or race, at the end of October, the team is focusing on future seasons. The crew board voted on...

Cooking with Kainz | Don’t desert the dessert: healthier options for sweets

By Taylor Kainz • [email protected] Calling all sweet-tooths: If you like desserts but don’t like the added calories, here are some options to lighten the load. All of these desserts use healthier alternatives such as black beans and avocados, while still...

Photo gallery | St. Ben’s celebrates annual Christmas tree lighting

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, students from CSB/SJU celebrated St. Ben’s annual Christmas tree lighting. The event began with a Christmas carol led by the CSB Women’s Choir. Members in the crowd were then invited to sing-along.  On Tuesday, Dec. 28, students from...

Hidden places: Welle Book Arts Studio

By George Dornbach [email protected] In a corner room in the basement of the Benedicta Arts Center (BAC), ideas and stories are being brought to life. The Welle Book Arts Studio holds an array of letter type, small cubes of metal letters waiting to be...

Review | Milk and Honey Ciders

Junior The Record editor Katarina Podewils reviews drinks from Milk and Honey Ciders By Katarina Podewils [email protected] Many may not know that there is a hidden gem found here in St. Joseph, and that gem’s name is Milk and Honey Ciders. Milk and...

Sports

Basketball team finishes games with 3 players

The Record Staff Hockey fans are used to seeing five-on-three player advantages, but many basketball fans saw it for the first time last Saturday Nov. 25. No. 14 Minnesota defeated No. 25 Alabama 89-83 in the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn, NY. In the...

Sports Opinion | Minnesota native Thielen stars for Vikings

By Paul Langan [email protected] With five games left in the NFL regular season, the Minnesota Vikings are looking good atop the NFC North with a record of 9-2. With the devastating injury of Aaron Rodgers, the first-place title for the Vikings becomes...

Johnnie basketball prepared for MIAC

By Megan Dierberger [email protected] The St. John’s basketball team has a chance to redeem itself this Saturday. The Johnnies will face Bethel University for the first time since the Royals defeated SJU in the 2017 MIAC championship game. Ranked No....

CSB basketball starts 5-1

By Brandon Spratt [email protected] Despite several close games, St. Ben’s basketball is off to a hot start. “I think our overall depth and our returners have been the two biggest keys this year,” Head Coach Mike Durbin said. Starting the season strong...

Winter sports begin 2017-2018 season

The Record Staff CSB basketball The CSB basketball team was voted fourth in the 2017 Preseason Coaches’ Poll. They competed in the MIAC tournament making it to the semi-finals when they fell to St. Thomas 52-75. The team returns two All-MIAC seniors Niki...

Opinion/Editorial

Reader Letter | Sexual assault allegations lead to hypocrisy

Dear Editor, With the recent influx of sexual assault allegations, I have noticed a particular hypocrisy among many Americans when it comes to those who are accused. Specifically, those who would call for Minnesota Senator Al Franken’s resignation, but...

Reader Letter | CSB/SJU should establish an official ride share page share page

Dear Editor,  Over Thanksgiving, I was fortunate enough to have traveled home to spend the holidays with my family. Since I do not have a vehicle here, I had to string together various rides offered by my cross country teammates to get home. This time it...

Our View | Bennie or Blazer? Confusion over branding of CSB Athletics branding

“Our view” is prepared by the Executive board and should be considered the institutional voice of The Record By Meredith Jarchow, Sean Kelly, Brett Zallek and Nick Swanson When referring to friends and alumni, we regularly use “Bennie” and “Johnnie” as...

Opinion | Former RA speaks up: ‘I felt harassed’

By Sameera Sheikh [email protected] Out of the many Residential Assistants interviewed for the “Beyond the Paycheck” Series by The Record, I didn’t know that my experience would be the one to be highlighted. Therefore, I would like to clarify that my...

Opinion | SJU EMT Squad lacks vital resources to function

By Tristen Zimmerman [email protected] The SJU EMT Squad was created in response to a lack of readily available emergency medical service on the St. John’s campus. We provide life-saving care to anyone in need including students, faculty and visitors....

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