Preparing for Case Day

Hope Mueller - [email protected] On Case Day this year, both campuses are calling for backup. Case Day, a non-school-sanctioned event during which many students attempt to drink a whole case of beer in a day, is widely recognized on and off campus. For the past few...
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Creating opportunities with 3-D printing: Three-dimensional printers at CSB/SJU provide students the opportunity to explore advancing technology and turn their 2-D designs into 3-D realities

By Anna Smisek - [email protected] CSB/SJU students have recently been taking advantage of the 3-D printers available on campus to transform their ideas from paper to real, 3-D figures. 3-D printing has been a resource on both campuses since 2014, but most...
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Doing double time: One sport is not enough for Max Jackson and Niki Fokken

By Annie Dittberner - [email protected] In Max Jackson’s first two years of collegiate athletics, he became a significant contributor on two separate teams. As a defensive back on the football field and an outfielder on the baseball diamond, the St. John’s...
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News

Trustee boards to vote on student and faculty presence

Hanna Pioske - [email protected] This May after the spring semester has ended and students have left campus, the CSB and SJU Boards of Trustees will each vote on whether or not to remove the student and faculty representatives from their boards. Such a move would...
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FiRED Up Friday campaign seeks to bring unity to both campuses

Meredith Jarchow - [email protected] Get FiRED Up. This past Friday, March 31, Professor Dana Drazenovich’s Advanced Media Writing class along with the Office of Marketing and Communications (OMC) launched the FiRED Up Friday campaign, which is an effort to build...
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Triple suites to be offered in Tommy

Samuel P. Butterfass - [email protected] Rising SJU sophomores and juniors may notice something new during housing selection next week. For the first time, triple rooms will be available to select on the first floor of Tommy Hall. On Monday, March 27, funding...
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Preparing for Case Day

Hope Mueller - [email protected] On Case Day this year, both campuses are calling for backup. Case Day, a non-school-sanctioned event during which many students attempt to drink a whole case of beer in a day, is widely recognized on and off campus. For the past few...
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CSB/SJU Senate Updates: 4/7/2017

By Laura Precourt - [email protected] At the April 5 St. Ben’s Senate meeting, several students and groups presented and received funds. CSB junior Hosanna Fortmeyer and senior Megan Myers reported on food waste at Gorecki Dining. They reported on the four waste...
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SJU Writing Center moves to Alcuin

By Mady Johnson - [email protected] Students looking for help with their writing will be spending a lot more time in Alcuin. The SJU Writing Center moved from Quad 263 to the upper level of the library on March 13. Its new home is Alcuin 349. The purpose of the...
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Aesthetic, menu changes considered for Sexton

Grace Kilgore - [email protected] New plans are potentially on the horizon for Sexton Dining Services. Numerous changes, such as modifications to the current menu and outdoor additions, are now in the works. Though not much has been solidified about the menu...
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Variety

Art Review: ‘‘At Home With Monsters’’ explores grotesque imagination

By Mikolaj Puszcaza-Szydlowski [email protected] I had the opportunity to visit “At Home With Monsters”, an art exhibit that is traveling around the country. This exhibit, about Mexican film maker Guillerme del Torro, is currently on display at the...
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‘‘Stop Kiss’’ takes inclusive stance on love

By Mady Johnson - [email protected] People are people. Love is love. That’s where it should end. No matter a person’s sex, gender or sexual orientation, each individual deserves respect and dignity. This is one of the main messages that comes to life on stage in...
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Creating opportunities with 3-D printing: Three-dimensional printers at CSB/SJU provide students the opportunity to explore advancing technology and turn their 2-D designs into 3-D realities

By Anna Smisek - [email protected] CSB/SJU students have recently been taking advantage of the 3-D printers available on campus to transform their ideas from paper to real, 3-D figures. 3-D printing has been a resource on both campuses since 2014, but most...
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Brew Log: American Wheat Ale elicits mixed reviews

By Joseph Mahowald and Kyle Olson [email protected][email protected] Within the craft beer craze, breweries have to go to great lengths to stand out and put forth their individuality. Tin Whiskers Brewing Company in St. Paul epitomizes this well. The brewery...
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Brew Log: Voyager Brewing provides a taste of Lake Superior

By Joseph Mahowald and Kyle Olson [email protected][email protected] Grab your pint glass this week as we take a trip to the North Shore. Voyager Brewing Company in Grand Marais has quickly become a destination for all beer lovers. The scenic backdrop of Lake...
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Sports

Swinging past the competition: Blazers’ strong offense outscores opponents 56-11, moves them to 6-0 in the MIAC

By Jack Wozniak - [email protected] Of all of the MIAC playoff tournaments, the softball playoffs may be the most challenging to reach; only four teams from the conference earn the privilege to compete for the title of MIAC champion. While the end of the season...
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Johnnies rally to a win on new home court

By Kevin Dudley - [email protected] The Johnnie tennis team opened the new Chang Tennis Facility in style with 7-2 win over Macalester on Saturday, April 1. It was the Johnnies first win in MIAC play, and one that puts them back in the playoff picture. Sophomore...
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Doing double time: One sport is not enough for Max Jackson and Niki Fokken

By Annie Dittberner - [email protected] In Max Jackson’s first two years of collegiate athletics, he became a significant contributor on two separate teams. As a defensive back on the football field and an outfielder on the baseball diamond, the St. John’s...
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Opinion: Rough Wild stretch result of compressed schedule

By Luke Morrey - [email protected] The Minnesota Wild have clinched their fifth consecutive playoff berth. But they are backing into the postseason again, not having won consecutive games in regulation since mid February, before their bye week. Meanwhile, the...
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Senior Mack Farley named Byron Nelson Award Finalist

By Brandon Spratt - [email protected] Arizona State, Auburn, Stanford, Virginia and St. John’s. What do these five schools have in common? Currently all five schools have a student-athlete nominated for the Golf Coaches’ Association of America (GCAA) Byron Nelson...
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Opinion/Editorial

Opinion: Conversations about abortion should be about people, not politics

Malia Carson - [email protected] The culture wars and confusion surrounding abortion shames and marginalizes individuals and couples. Mainstream abortion rhetoric is largely political, polarized and hateful, yet the message painfully ignores the individuals who face...
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Opinion: Removal of student Trustees leads to even more “conflicts”

Zach Eichten - [email protected] It has recently come to the attention of the St. John’s and St. Ben’s Senates that the Boards of Trustees have been deliberating removing both the student and faculty voice from the Board of Trustees. The Student Trustee, an elected...
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Opinion: Trustees silence student/faculty voice, reasoning unclear

Matt Rengo - [email protected] In May, the CSB and SJU Boards of Trustees will be voting on a recommendation to remove the student and faculty representatives from their positions on the Boards. Currently, the student Trustees are elected by the students as members...
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Debate of the Week: Spring vs. fall semester

Suntina Spehar - [email protected] The reemergence of songbirds, the lengthening of days, the sweet smell of spring and of course, track season. The spring semester is such a beautiful time of the school year. There is nothing better than living on an amazing...
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Reader’s Letter: Johnnies have the ability to get more involved

Dear Editor, I appreciated last week’s “Our View” regarding the consistent lack of Johnnie participation compared to Bennies. Although I’ve noticed this to be a trend and an issue that needed to be addressed, I believe there could have been a more convincing message...
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