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...

Extending the Link travels to India

Extending the Link, a student-run organization on campus, filmed their 11th annual documentary over winter break. The topic of this year’s film is water and its connection to humanity. Six group members traveled with a faculty advisor to India to interview...

New honor society at CSB

By Cullen Trobec [email protected] The largest leadership honor society in the nation is coming to the College of St. Benedict. The National Society for Leadership and Success is a nation wide honor society that provides students with resources and...

Carol Agnes receives Breaking Barriers award

By Brandon Spratt [email protected] Carol Agnes came to St. Ben’s with a vision, and 45 years later a thriving athletic department stands to show for it. Agnes, CSB’s first athletic director, received a Breaking Barriers award at the 32nd annual...

News

St. Ben’s Senate Update

By Shannon Govern [email protected] St. Ben’s Senators met Wednesday night to hear from guests, discuss policies on their standard recording of their meetings and hear speeches from Club Auditor Candidates, among other business. The majority of time was...

St. John’s Senate Update

By Ben Pults [email protected] The St. John’s Senate (SJS) was called to order this past Monday, Feb. 12 with a meeting including a presentation by the RISE Committee and a few requests for funding. First off, the RISE Committee co-coordinators,...

Programs promote mindful energy use

By Lydia Glen [email protected] Stewardship, moderation and community living. These three Benedictine values encourage sustainable treatment of our planet and this next week, the CSB Office of Sustainability will be launching the Cut the Current challenge...

Job outlook for Class of 2018

By Shannon Govern [email protected] As the winds of winter die down, the Class of 2018 is still left scurrying about the country searching for their futures outside of the CSB/SJU community. Many are left in a state of crisis while others have calmly...

New honor society at CSB

By Cullen Trobec [email protected] The largest leadership honor society in the nation is coming to the College of St. Benedict. The National Society for Leadership and Success is a nation wide honor society that provides students with resources and...

Joint Senate Update

By Ben Pults [email protected] The St. John’s Senate (SJS) and the St. Ben’s Senate (SBS) were called to order this past Monday night in the Founder’s Room at St. John’s University for a joint senate meeting. The meeting discussed new allocations for...

Flashback Friday: Activist Andrew J. Young

By The Record Staff “A zealous gathering therefore of past, and faithful recorder of present events, is worth of encouragement and support. The Record will endeavor, with the generous assistance of its friends, to be what its name implies.” Written in the...

Variety

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,...

Student Link driver Ben Ingram tells all

By Brianna Steigauf [email protected] Q: What’s your major and what year are you? A: I’m an accounting major here at St. John’s and am a junior this year. Q: What kind of job would you like to have after graduation? A: I think I would like to be a...

From shipwreck to sustaining relationship

By Steph Haeg [email protected] If someone was to go looking through old yearbooks for CSB and SJU, you might come across something very interesting, tucked between the sports teams and the posture contests. Among the faces of the past students, scattered...

Extending the Link travels to India

Extending the Link, a student-run organization on campus, filmed their 11th annual documentary over winter break. The topic of this year’s film is water and its connection to humanity. Six group members traveled with a faculty advisor to India to interview...

Finding solace in sunshine

By George Dornbach [email protected] For senior environmental studies major Annie Johnson, the healing power of nature is something to believe in. After writing her thesis on wilderness therapy, a field she’s interested in pursuing after graduation...

Sports

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...

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...

SJU hockey searches for consistency, preps for UST series

By Drew Schoenbauer [email protected] With only two weeks left to their regular season, the SJU Hockey team is currently sitting third in the MIAC and only four points away from first place. The Johnnies have a 13-6-2 overall record and an 8-4-0...

Track and Field teams gear up for home track meet

By Paul Langan [email protected] The SJU track and field team is getting ready to host MIAC competitors in its second home meet of the season. As the team prepares to host multiple teams this weekend, Head Coach Jeremy Karger-Gatzow expressed his...

Opinion/Editorial

Reader Letter | Agriculture industry vital to our economic success

Dear Editor, On Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, I was given a brochure in the Reef titled “What is Speciesism?” In this brochure, many “abuses” of the agriculture industry were aired to encourage readers to stop eating all animal-based products. To those who feel morally...

Reader Letter | Student Senate Trustee Representatives respond

Dear Editor, Last week, a student wrote a letter to the Editor expressing his disapproval about the Board of Trustees removing the speaking rights of the Faculty and Student Trustees. As the CSB and SJU Student Trustee Representatives, we would like to...

Our View | Cultural change must follow #MeToo trend

“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] Sean Kelly, Managing Editor — [email protected] Lydia Farmer, Variety/Managing Editor...

Opinion | Secondary education minors do not receive the credit they deserve

By Luke Olley [email protected] All too often, education students are depicted as having easy classes full of coloring assignments and reading children’s books. While it is true that our classes may not be as intellectually demanding as other majors, we...

Opinion | Modern art is a disgrace to the artists of the past

By Andrew Ellingson [email protected] Modern art is straight-up rubbish. It’s bloody nonsense. Sure it allows an artist to fulfill his or her purpose, whether that delivers a message, creates controversy or what have you. But sadly, the skill has...

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