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Editorial


St. John’s Senate response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

St. John’s Senate response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

By St. John's Senate
February 17th, 2015

Dear editor, Upon rhetorically posing the question “Who run the world?” a wise pop star once told us it was “girls.” Unlike this year’s Grammy Award voters, none of us will ever doubt Queen B, but it wasn’t until we …
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A response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

A response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

By Megan Leipholtz
February 17th, 2015

Dear editor, I am the parent of a current CSB student–the editor-in-chief of The Record, in the interest of full disclose. Mr. Lindmark’s letter got me thinking. About 10 years ago, as young parents of five children, we ran into …
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SJU president’s response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

SJU president’s response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

By Michael Hemesath
February 17th, 2015

Dear editor, The quality of the educational experience at St. John’s University is inextricably tied to our coordinate relationship with the College of St. Benedict. We are proud and lucky to have the finest, Catholic women’s college in the country …
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CSB president’s response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

CSB president’s response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

By Mary Dana Hinton
February 17th, 2015

Dear editor, Over the course of your lives you will, unfortunately, face attempts to have your value and voice taken away from you. Whether it’s because of your sex, your gender, your age, your race, your religious affiliation or a …
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A response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

A response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

By Olivia Irwin
February 17th, 2015

Dear editor, I am writing this letter in response to “Bennie identity is unnecessary due to institutional history.”  I know many Bennies on campus did not appreciate this letter.  I would like explain why I disagree with Mr. Lindmark’s argument.  …
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‘Bennie identity’ campaign unnecessary

‘Bennie identity’ campaign unnecessary

By Roger Lindmark
February 17th, 2015

Dear editor, At the CSB Senate (Jan. 21) a campaign was introduced entitled “Bennie Identity” “that hopes to establish a difference between St. Ben’s and St. John’s and praise what it means to be a Bennie.”  (The Record, 1-23-15, page …
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Our View: Why the Record chose to print ‘Bennie identity’ letter

Our View: Why the Record chose to print ‘Bennie identity’ letter

By Beth Leipholtz, Tierny Chlan, Jake Schultz
February 17th, 2015

Unless you’ve been hibernating in your dorm, you’ve probably heard the buzz generated by a letter we recently published in The Record. If not, here’s a quick summary. In a letter to the editor from the Feb. 6 edition, SJU …
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Our View: New year, new look, same newspaper

Our View: New year, new look, same newspaper

By Beth Leipholtz, Tierney Chlan, Jack Schultz
January 23rd, 2015

Upon picking up The Record after returning from winter break, readers may have noticed a number of changes in the appearance of the paper. While The Record represents over 100 years of CSB/SJU history, we like to keep our design …
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Remember to keep respect in mind this Halloween

Remember to keep respect in mind this Halloween

By Megan Myers
October 31st, 2014

Since costumes play an integral role in the celebration of Halloween, it is no wonder that department stores market various ensembles to different groups of people. Princess gowns and witch dresses are offered for girls, while superhero suits and monster …
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CSB makes SJU grad into a better Johnnie

CSB makes SJU grad into a better Johnnie

By John Bruns
October 31st, 2014

St.Bens, Thank you for making me a better Johnnie. As a Saint John’s alum, and soon to be former employee of St. Ben’s, I wanted to take this moment to express my gratitude to the St. Ben’s community; the students, …
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