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St. John’s Senate Meeting

St. John’s Senate Meeting

By Sam Butterfass
January 30th, 2016

The Senate discussed allocating $1,800 to Intramural Sports for two separate events at the Jan. 25 St. John’s Senate meeting. Intramural Sports Leagues requested $300 for its Snow Flag Football event. There will be nine teams competing in Clemens Stadium. …
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St. Ben’s Senate Meeting

St. Ben’s Senate Meeting

By Maddy Zinken
January 30th, 2016

The St. Ben’s Senate meeting started off with a video presented by Vice President Bethany Purkapile to continue what was seen at the “Journey through Understanding” walk through last week. The video, “I See Potential,” was made by Asia Greene, …
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Cut the Current Energy Challenge

By Jake Schultz
January 30th, 2016

Days are starting to get longer but residence halls around CSB/SJU are getting darker thanks to the “Cut the Current” energy challenge. The challenge, put on by the Offices of Sustainability at both CSB and SJU, began on Monday and …
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ETL discovers women impacting agriculture in Rwanda during trip

By Steph Haeg
January 30th, 2016

Extending the Link (ETL) is a CSB/SJU organization that has the goal of making a documentary every year. They try to bridge the gap between local and global issues, covering a variety of topics ranging from human trafficking to female …
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Hunt in Arboretum helps control deer population

By Katarina Podewils
January 30th, 2016

St. John’s has been nested in a rural setting while many cities in Minnesota continue to grow and become more urban. The numerous trees and plant species growing in the Abbey Arboretum are successfully sustaining a diverse selection of wildlife …
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New provost candidates visit campus

New provost candidates visit campus

By Chesna Breiner
January 30th, 2016

This year, CSB and SJU began their search for a new provost to replace Rita Knuesel after nine years of service. Following her retirement in the spring of 2015, both presidents initiated a nation wide search for a replacement resulting …
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Square One brings sustainability to Haiti orphanage

By Emeline Brudwick
January 30th, 2016

When it comes to building new relationships, there’s always one component that cannot be forgotten—trust. When Square One first traveled to Haiti in 2014, they had one goal in mind: build a lasting relationship with an orphanage through the social …
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Former SJU student gains attention as YouTuber

By Grace Kilgore
January 22nd, 2016

On January 6th well-known YouTube blogger and former SJU student Connor Franta took home a People’s Choice Award for Favorite YouTube Star at the 42nd annual People’s Choice Awards. The Minnesota native is famous for his hit YouTube channel, “Connor …
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Files released at the Abbey

By Jake Schultz
January 22nd, 2016

The St. John’s Abbey has publically released the files of 18 monks who have likely sexually abused minors. The files include the files of nine monks that were previously released by the law firm of Jeff Anderson and Associates in …
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Alcuin library renovations continue

By Joi Saddler
January 22nd, 2016

In the beginning of the spring semester 2017, a newly renovated Alcuin Library will open its doors for the first time. While the current library was built with the intention of housing rare collections, many of which St. John’s University …
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