C Mod class offered for first time

By Mollee Girgen
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Bystander No More is a C Mod class that was added to the course listings for Fall 2017. The course listing states, “This course will introduce students to tools and intellectual frameworks for navigating situations when speaking up in
community seems hard. Biblical, theological and Benedictine readings and film will be used to explore models of community, solidarity and respect for all persons. Students will consider constructive means for moving from inaction to active participation in communal transformation.” (more…)

Abortion dialogue encouraged off campus

PHOTOS BY SIERRA LAMMI • [email protected] • Junior Ally Nelson attempts to make dialogue with students through play performances off campus at the Foxhole.

The cast members of the performance pose for a photo.

By Cormac Quinn
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On Tuesday night, students gathered in the living room of an off-campus house, commonly known as the Foxhole, to watch fellow students perform a series of monologues and skits of people’s experiences with abortion provided by the 1 in 3 Campaign. (more…)

Beyond the paycheck, pt. III

JILLIAN SCHULZ • [email protected] • Sophomore TA Nicole Erickson helps out a student with biology homework.

In the final installment of our three-part series on students’ campus work experiences, The Record writer Cullen Trobec looks at the inside roles of teaching assistants.

By Cullen Trobec
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Behind the majority of academic departments is a support staff of student teaching assistants that make sure each professor has the help they need to give every student the best learning experience possible. (more…)

Aric Putnam runs for office a second time

HANNAH SCHWIETZ • [email protected] • Aric Putnam along with several of his supporters (above). Putnam (right) aims to win the District 14A House seat in 2018.

By Lydia Glen
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Aric Putnam announced on Monday, Nov. 6 that he will be joining the race for the Minnesota District 14A House seat.

Next year’s election will determine the outcome of two CSB/SJU professors, Aric
Putnam and Jim Read. Putnam is running for a seat in the Minnesota state legislature representing District 14A, which includes South and Northwest St. Cloud, St. Augusta and Waite Park. Read, on the other hand, is running for the District 6 Minnesota State Legislature seat. (more…)