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Joint Senate Meeting Update

Joint Senate Meeting Update

By Bridget Lenczewski
October 24th, 2014

Wednesday night at 5 p.m., the St. Ben’s Senate (SBS) and St. John’s Senate (SJS) held a joint meeting in which Brian Jose of the Fine Arts programming put out the initial request for funding student participation in the Association …
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SJU Senate Update

SJU Senate Update

By Michael Swearingen
October 24th, 2014

The St. John’s Senate meeting started Monday with updates from executive members and advisor Mike Connolly. Mindful Mondays, extreme student alcohol cases, in-dorm water fountains and the outdoor university challenge events were subject to discussion for the senate as they …
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Marjane Satrapi visits CSB/SJU

Marjane Satrapi visits CSB/SJU

By Claire Deshotels
October 24th, 2014

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community members gathered in Escher Auditorium on Monday, Oct. 20 for a conversation with bestselling graphic novelist Marjane Satrapi. Satrapi is best known as the author of “Persepolis”, a graphic novel depicting her childhood …
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Campus publishes “White Paper Guide” to aid strategic planning

Campus publishes “White Paper Guide” to aid strategic planning

By Julia Eckart
October 24th, 2014

If you ask students at St. John’s and St. Ben’s the question of whether or not they have any historical connection to the school, the majority will tell you they do. CSB/SJU is a school known for its generational involvement. …
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Jacob Wetterling: 25 years later

Jacob Wetterling: 25 years later

By Beth Leipholtz and Sarah Ober
October 24th, 2014

Twenty-five years ago, the St. Joseph community was rocked after the abduction of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling. Twenty-five years later, the case is still unsolved, Jacob’s whereabouts unknown. Twenty-five years later, and Jacob is still on the minds and hearts of …
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Senior Bennie runs for Minnesota House

Senior Bennie runs for Minnesota House

By Jessie Alkire
October 24th, 2014

Emily Jensen, a St. Ben’s senior and Democratic Farmer-Labor (DFL) candidate, is running for the District 13A Minnesota House seat. She faces incumbent Jeff Howe, a Republican of Rockville, who was elected in 2012. District 13A includes Collegeville and St. …
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New greenhouse gas regulations discussed on campus

New greenhouse gas regulations discussed on campus

By Christine Quinnones
October 10th, 2014

On Tuesday Oct. 8, the College of St. Benedict hosted a panel discussion that served as a demonstration of the cross-academic environment fostered on campus. The panel, entitled “Creation Care: The EPA’s New Greenhouse Gas Regulations and the Catholic Church’s …
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IWL and MDI discuss feminism

IWL and MDI discuss feminism

By Michael Swearingen
October 10th, 2014

After Emma Watson’s HeForShe campaign speech to the United Nations, the Men’s Development Institute and the Institute for Women’s Leadership held a panel discussion in O’Connell’s to discuss feminism and gender equality at St. John’s and St. Ben’s. The first …
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Grammer brings the fun

Grammer brings the fun

By Morgan McCormack
October 10th, 2014

“You gotta keep your head up.” Some of the well-known lyrics from Andy Grammer’s song “Keep Your Head Up.” That is exactly what the students of St. Bens and St. Johns did after last year’s disappointing news that Andy Grammer …
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Youth and mentor relationships are built

Youth and mentor relationships are built

By Sarah Ober
October 10th, 2014

For most, playing Monopoly is simply that. For some, however, actions as small as playing a board game are making big impacts in the local community. Big Brothers Big Sisters is a one-on-one mentoring organization that matches children with an …
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