Inclusion resolution at city council meeting

By Katarina Podewils
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On Monday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m., the city of St. Joseph held its usual bi-weekly city council meeting. However, this meeting was different. At this meeting it was standing room only, with all 36 seats of the council chamber filled.
The reason for this turnout was due to a community felt need to discuss the lack of inclusion expressed in St. Joseph. Given the recent events of white supremacy signs posted around St. Joseph and St. Cloud, community members of the group Cultural Bridges presented during the open forum a drafted resolution that they hoped would be endorsed by the city. (more…)

Enactus members create new project: Thread Ahead

By Bridget Lenczewski
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This year, a group of Enactus members on campus are working on a project called Thread Ahead. The project is focused on collecting gently used clothing from students and community members and donating to the women and children of Anna Marie’s Alliance in St. Cloud, an organization for women and their children who are survivors of domestic violence. (more…)

Bennies “Defend the North” at Super Bowl LII

Bennies “Defend the North” at Super Bowl LII

By Charly Frisk
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This past Sunday, Feb. 4, the Super Bowl closed as the finale for host city Minneapolis’ Bold North week. Among the 10,000 volunteers who werescattered around the city were two Bennies, juniors Abby Spanier and Maggie Young, who had the chance to partake in a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Spanier and Young were two of many Bennies and Johnnies who participated in the event. (more…)

CSB/SJU Senate Presidents reflect, look ahead

By Mary Catherine Steenberge
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►St. Ben’s Senate mid-year review

The St. Ben’s Senate worked tirelessly this semester to make our campus a better place to live for all students. One important objective of the St. Ben’s Senate is to empower women from the moment they arrive on campus. During the Fall semester, first-year Senator Carissa Flores guided fellow first-year students to important resources, such as the online rideshare page. (more…)