Reader Letter | Pro-choice club argument lacks understanding of Benedictine values

Dear Editor,

I write in response to the letter by Faye Williams in the Oct. 13 issue of The Record.

I am a 2002 graduate of the School of Theology and have 25 years of experience in Catholic School education including 13 years as a principal. My extended family has invested 27 years in SJU & CSB education, and my three daughters graduated from CSB and my brother from SJU. (more…)

Our View | Less talking, more listening

“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

Listening is a key tenet of the Benedictine values here at CSB/SJU. However, as recent events have shown, we sometimes choose to rebut before the listening even begins. Even more so, rebut disrespectfully. (more…)

Our View: Democracy requires participation

By Meredith Jarchow, Sean Kelly, Brett Zallek and Nick Swanson

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

This past Monday, well over 100 Bennies and Johnnies filed into Br Willie’s Pub for the St. John’s Senate’s (SJS) weekly 9:20 p.m. meeting. Students filled the chairs, lined the perimeter of the pub and peered down from the packed balcony. (more…)