A history of protests at CSB/SJU

A history of protests at CSB/SJU

By Stephanie Haeg – [email protected]

In light of the recent discussions about on-campus protests, I thought it might be worth taking a look at CSB/SJU’s long and illustrious tradition of student protests.

Protests are as much of a campus tradition as the Chapel Walk or Johnnie/Tommie and they’ve taken all sorts of forms over the years, depending on the environment and situation. (more…)

Our View: The editors’ romance tips

“Our view” is prepared by the Executive board and should be considered the institutional voice of The Record

Megan Flynn, Editor-in-Chief – [email protected]
Hope Mueller, Managing Editor – [email protected]
Ellen Bartyzal, Managing Editor – [email protected]
Brendan Klein, Opinion/Editorial Editor – [email protected]

Love is like the flu. It is spreading around campus faster than the basketball jerseys and sweaters fad.

With the warm weather approaching and the scent of the green grass returning to the air, it’s easy to fall into spring’s breezy trance. Our hearts are fated to reflect the nature around us. They sing and they melt. (more…)

Students demand inclusivity on campuses

By Samuel Butterfass – [email protected]

After a six-second video of Johnnies chanting “build that wall” on the Link surfaced on Facebook, a group of students brought the schools’ sense of community into question.

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, the same day that dual protests in response to the video took place at the Gorecki and Sexton bus stops, the Cultural Affairs Board (CAB) released a list of demands via email to the institutions and the student body. These demands aimed to “work toward inclusivity.” (more…)

CSB track and field prepares for indoor

By Megan Toninato – [email protected]

With just one meet to go before the MIAC indoor championships, the CSB track and field team is pushing their way to the top of the conference before the outdoor season begins.

The Blazers held a home meet at SJU on Feb. 11, and the team had another strong showing placing first over visiting Concordia, Minnesota-Morris and Augsburg. (more…)

Grappling their way back: After going 4-15 in dual matches last season, the SJU wrestling team improved to 6-5 this year. Their regional meet is Feb. 25.

Grappling their way back: After going 4-15 in dual matches last season, the SJU wrestling team improved to 6-5 this year. Their regional meet is Feb. 25.

By Brandon Spratt – [email protected]

Coming off what he says is a disappointing 2016 season, Teddy Erickson and the SJU wrestling team set high expectations for 2017.

“Our goal at the beginning of the season was to qualify all 10 guys (to the Division III National Championships on March 10-11),” Erickson said, an SJU senior in the 174-pound weight class. (more…)