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...
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Alter Boyz take the stage

By Katarina Podewils [email protected] Alter Boyz, a comedy sketch group on campus, is performing a show at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30 at Stephen B. Humphrey Theater. The show the group plans to perform will consist of approximately ten skits that...
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SJU stuffs Cobbers, advances to playoffs

By Brandon Spratt [email protected] Last Saturday’s game at Clemens Stadium featured two top defenses, but only one team could win to clinch its spot in the NCAA Division III playoffs. No. 6 St. John’s was able to do just that with a 10-3 win over No....
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Beyond the paycheck, pt. II

In the second installment of our three-part series on students’ on-campus work experiences and the benefits that they receive, The Record writer Cormac Quinn examines an inside look on dining services from both campuses. Go to page three for the full...
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News

C Mod class offered for first time

By Mollee Girgen [email protected] Bystander No More is a C Mod class that was added to the course listings for Fall 2017. The course listing states, “This course will introduce students to tools and intellectual frameworks for navigating situations when...
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Abortion dialogue encouraged off campus

By Cormac Quinn [email protected] On Tuesday night, students gathered in the living room of an off-campus house, commonly known as the Foxhole, to watch fellow students perform a series of monologues and skits of people’s experiences with abortion...
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Beyond the paycheck, pt. III

In the final installment of our three-part series on students’ campus work experiences, The Record writer Cullen Trobec looks at the inside roles of teaching assistants. By Cullen Trobec [email protected] Behind the majority of academic departments is...
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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...
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Former student loses sexual misconduct case

The Record Staff Report A lawsuit against St. John’s University, which was filed by a former student who claimed he was wrongfully found of sexually assaulting a College of St. Benedict student, was dismissed. The former student, identified as John Doe,...
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Aric Putnam runs for office a second time

By Lydia Glen [email protected] Aric Putnam announced on Monday, Nov. 6 that he will be joining the race for the Minnesota District 14A House seat. Next year’s election will determine the outcome of two CSB/SJU professors, Aric Putnam and Jim Read. Putnam...
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Students increase accessibility to bikes

By Sierra Lammi [email protected] A few bike enthusiasts are sharing their love for cycling with CSB/SJU. Recently, two SJU sophomores started a new program called Johnnie Bennie Bikes, which provides students, faculty and staff an easier way to rent...
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Variety

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...
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History Column | Numerous statues on campus have fascinating, untold stories

By Steph Haeg [email protected] While searching for new history column ideas, one suggested topic that stood out to me was the statues at CSB and SJU. There’s all sorts of statues on both campuses, and many of them have fascinating histories. One of my...
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Television Series Review | Binge worthy science fiction shows for Thanksgiving break

By Meredith Jarchow [email protected] Thanksgiving is a time for family, football and food. But it’s also a time to avoid your grandma asking why you haven’t met a nice young man yet, or your Uncle Steve bringing up uncomfortable political topics. My...
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Alter Boyz take the stage

By Katarina Podewils [email protected] Alter Boyz, a comedy sketch group on campus, is performing a show at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30 at Stephen B. Humphrey Theater. The show the group plans to perform will consist of approximately ten skits that...
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History Column | Stella Maris Chapel, a history of its beginnings

By Steph Haeg [email protected] There might be a dusting of snow on the ground, but that doesn’t mean that the view of Stella Maris is any less breathtaking during the winter. The Chapel Walk is a time honored tradition here at CSB/SJU, but why is there a...
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Sports

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...
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John Oliver brings order to the court

By Myah Christenson [email protected] He moves swiftly on the court, whether he’s side stepping an opponent or dribbling down for a lay-up. He does this all quickly with few pauses to decide his next move. If you weren’t looking closely, you wouldn’t...
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SJU stuffs Cobbers, advances to playoffs

By Brandon Spratt [email protected] Last Saturday’s game at Clemens Stadium featured two top defenses, but only one team could win to clinch its spot in the NCAA Division III playoffs. No. 6 St. John’s was able to do just that with a 10-3 win over No....
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Sports Opinion | U.S. soccer should focus on youth development in the future

By Eva daRosa [email protected] Oct. 10, 2017 is a day that shook the soccer world in the United States. Our men’s team would not be going to the World Cup. A devastating loss against Trinidad and Tobago prevented them from qualifying for the first...
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Sports Opinion | Ezekiel Elliott is a victim of NFL politics and authority

By Jacob Santiago [email protected] After the Dallas Cowboys started the NFL season with a dismal 2-3 record, they have resurfaced as an NFC contender after going 3-0 after their bye week. Arguably, the main cause of this has been due to Ezekiel...
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Opinion/Editorial

Reader Letter | Johnnies should care about gender issues

Dear Editor, I care deeply about St. Ben’s and St. John’s, and about each individual who comes here. One of the biggest reasons why is here at CSB/SJU, students have incredible opportunities to discover and engage in their passions. In my time here, I have...
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Reader Letter | Don’t grow complacent on the environment

Dear Editor, I participated in the Watch Your Waste Challenge last week as part of the Week of Sustainability, collecting the trash I generate instead of throwing it away. It was meant to demonstrate how much waste we export beyond our peripheries, but...
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Reader Letter | CSB Residential Life addresses concerns

Dear Editor, The CSB Residential Life professional staff would like to acknowledge formally and respond to the “Beyond the Paycheck” series article discussing our department and the experience of our student staff. We view ourselves as educators with a...
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Our View | Be thankful for the stress that we have

“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 It’s that time of the year when students across campus are gearing up for...
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Opinion | Climate change extends beyond CSB/SJU, there is still time to do something about it

By Brie Baumert and Anna Rahrick [email protected] [email protected] Climate change is a frightening concept for many people; however, here in Minnesota, it is easy to disregard it as we suffer through freezing cold, snow-filled winters. What we...
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