CSB history made: Track and field finishes with three All-Americans, 12th team overall

CSB history made: Track and field finishes with three All-Americans, 12th team overall

By Megan Toninato – [email protected]

The National Indoor Track and Field Championships took place March 10-11 in Naperville, Illinois.

At Nationals, there were 16 total athletes from the MIAC Conference: 10 were women and three of them were Blazers.

Sophomore Jenna Degen and seniors London Stelten and Allison Kosobud represented St. Ben’s at the biggest meet of the season. (more…)

Our View: McDonough’s talk—excitement coupled with disappointment

“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]

Both St. Ben’s and St. John’s have been home to many great minds, including Denis McDonough ‘92. McDonough served as President Barack Obama’s White House Chief of Staff for four years, an esteemed position in government. Even if students weren’t aware that a fellow Johnnie helped advise the President of the United States on the inner workings of the nation it’s hard to ignore after last week’s Politics and a Pint. (more…)

CSB/SJU Joint Senate Update: 3/22/17

By Laura Precourt – [email protected]

The CSB/SJU joint senate meeting on March 22 included six presenters and two requests for allocations from senators.  (more…)

McCarthy Center hosts Scholar-in-Residence Amy Halloran

By Hannah Pioske – [email protected]

Amy Halloran, St. John’s McCarthy Center Scholar-in-Residence, began her journey toward regional grain with a cookie.

In her book “The New Bread Basket,” Halloran writes that her husband once brought her a cookie­—a cookie made with locally milled heritage wheat—that was so good that she had to learn more about how it was made. In the process of learning more about this one cookie, she discovered the burgeoning regional grains movement. (more…)

Johnnie signs record deal while abroad

Johnnie signs record deal while abroad

Playing an open mic night in London led Jake Braun to a record deal with Trellis Records.

By Sean Kelly – [email protected]

Everyone wants their experience abroad to be one to remember. One SJU student has one to sing about.

SJU junior Jake Braun is in the process of signing a record deal with Trellis Records, a London-based record label. This deal became a reality for Braun after playing an open mic night at Blueberry Bar in London on January 18, while studying abroad. (more…)