CSB hoops shoot for long playoff run

Thursday night update St. Ben’s fell to Gustavus 61-53 on Thursday night in the MIAC semifinals. Gustavus advances to play St. Thomas in the championship game Saturday. The Gusties led by as many as 16 points midway through the second quarter, but CSB...

Black Satire one-acts to premiere

By John Nguyen [email protected] A few students begin to walk onstage in front of a man who sits on a chair cross-legged, paying attention to the emotions given from students on set. This man is Lou Bellamy, guest-director of Black Satire for the Spring...

Concerns raised over OLC and PRP inclusivity

By Samuel Butterfass [email protected] Student organizations are being pressured to address diversity and inclusion concerns on the CSB/SJU campus. At the Feb. 5 joint meeting of the St. Ben’s and St. John’s senates, the Outdoor Leadership Center...

Weiss siblings dominate the sports scene

By Jack Wozniak [email protected] On a summer Saturday outside the Weiss family home, a potato gun shoots over the nearby house. A young Tyler Weiss holds the gun. The potato is fielded by one of the Weiss sisters, Maddie or Hunter. They both wear...

News

The Record staff at ACP: Best of the Midwest

By Ben Pults [email protected] This past weekend, The Record staff made the trek from Collegeville to downtown Minneapolis for their annual newspaper conference, Associated Collegiate Press (ACP): Best of the Midwest. The Record staff began their...

Paul Nakasone nominated to lead National Security Agency

The Record Staff Report President Donald Trump recently announced his nomination of Paul Nakasone for head of the National Security Agency (NSA). Army Lieutenant General Paul Nakasone is a 1986 grad of St. John’s. Along with leading the NSA, Nakasone would...

St. Ben’s Senate Update

By Shannon Govern [email protected] The St. Ben’s Senate met Wednesday night to address topics ranging from community issues to the status of the current Senate budget. In addition to several members of the CSB/SJU community requesting fund allocations,...

St. John’s Senate Update

By Katarina Podewils [email protected] The St. John’s Senate (SJS) was called to order Monday, Feb. 19. At this meeting, a discussion about St. Joseph Hall was conducted during open forum and fund requests were asked by ROTC, the SJU Athletic...

Unaffiliated inserts in last week’s issue of The Record

By Sean Kelly [email protected] In the last issue of The Record, a CSB student who wasn’t able to get her opinion column published in The Record printed it off on individual pieces of paper and inserted them into copies of The Record around campus. The...

RISE Committee curriculum proposal

By Lydia Glen [email protected] After a proposal for a new common curriculum failed last year by a narrow margin, faculty members have been appointed by the Joint Faculty Senate to create a new common curriculum. The ReInvigorating our Shared Education...

A tale of two campuses: endowments

By Emma Culhane [email protected] There has always been an endowment disparity between the CSB and SJU. In 2016, SJU numbered 152.2 million dollars while CSB numbered 60.3 million dollars. An endowment is a donation that grows interest over time. The...

Variety

1951: First black sister joins the St. Ben’s monastery

By Steph Haeg [email protected] Black History Month is a time to reflect upon the past; the errors that have been made that are tied into the world that we live in, the triumph that we feel when we learn about progress that has been made and the important...

Students are buzzing about Beezo

By Sam Black [email protected] Clothing company “Beezo” has taken the CSB/SJU community by storm with its popular streetwear and event-based apparel. Founded by St. John’s junior Luke Harmon during his sophomore year, Beezo has become a household name...

Tips for eating well on a college student budget

By Katie Nelson RDN, LD [email protected] Working as a dietitian on a college campus, I often hear students say that they can’t afford to eat healthy food and fresh produce is too expensive. That is simply not true. It may take a little more planning and...

Black Satire one-acts to premiere

By John Nguyen [email protected] A few students begin to walk onstage in front of a man who sits on a chair cross-legged, paying attention to the emotions given from students on set. This man is Lou Bellamy, guest-director of Black Satire for the Spring...

Newest addition to the Star Wars Saga

By Mikolaj Puszcza-Szydlowski [email protected] The latest installment of the Star Wars saga begins several seconds before the last film has ended; right off the viewers are witnessing a narrative technique straight out of these never-ending,...

Sports

CSB walks away with many individual lifetime bests

By Megan Dierberger [email protected] The College of St. Benedict swim and dive team finished in sixth place at the MIAC championships to wrap up its 2017-18 season. CSB finished behind St. Kate’s with a final score of 342.5. St. Thomas claimed the...

SJU finishes in third place, improves from last year

By Brandon Spratt [email protected] St. John’s swim and dive team claimed a dramatic third place finish at the 2018 conference championship as they finished less than ten points ahead of Carleton and St. Olaf. St. Thomas won its fourth straight MIAC...

CSB hoops shoot for long playoff run

Thursday night update St. Ben’s fell to Gustavus 61-53 on Thursday night in the MIAC semifinals. Gustavus advances to play St. Thomas in the championship game Saturday. The Gusties led by as many as 16 points midway through the second quarter, but CSB...

Europe trip the highlight of rocky season

By Megan Dierberger [email protected] As its final face-off is just around the corner, CSB hockey is attempting to tackle its rocky season with a solid win. The St. Ben’s hockey team is capping off its season with a 2-19-2 overall record, 1-14-1...

Nordic skiing wraps up season

By Matt Captain [email protected] One would think that the cold temperatures this year in Minnesota would have facilitated a successful winter for sports teams. However, this is not the mindset of the CSB/SJU Nordic Ski team. Although the cold has...

Opinion/Editorial

Reader Letter | Consider this

Today we are desperate To emphasize inclusivity To all. But I sit here and I wonder Why am I constantly forgotten? In my entire life, I have sat in a classroom With one other person Who is like me; Deaf. In my entire life, I have had one teacher In a...

Reader Letter | Don’t single us out

Dear Editor, In recent times, students of the CSB/SJU community have called on each other to be more inclusive of others around us. These intentions are good but are ultimately causing more harm. These attempts cause minorities to be singled out and fails...

Reader Letter | SJU intramural hockey to stay all male

Dear Editor, I would like to respond to last week’s opinion piece, “I’d do anything to get onto the ice’” about Intramural Hockey. The reality of the coordinate relationship between St. John’s University and the College of St. Benedict is that we are two...

Our View | Response to insert

“Our view” is prepared by the Executive board and should be considered the  institutional voice of The Record Meredith Jarchow, Editor-in-Chief — [email protected] Lydia Farmer, Variety/Managing Editor — [email protected] Nick Swanson,...

Opinion | A defense of modern art and a critque of modern culture

By Michael Schocker [email protected] Last week’s opinion piece “Modern art is a disgrace to the artists of the past” struck a chord with me. In it, the honorable gentleman emphasized that most relatively new art is “straight-up rubbish” and “bloody...

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