’17 Pines ticket sales lagging

’17 Pines ticket sales lagging

By Sierra Lammi – [email protected]

This year’s Pines concert ticket sales have been lagging behind compared to years in the past. This year the Joint Events Council (JEC) worked for months to book Echosmith for the concert and put on other events for Saturday. (more…)

MPR comes home

MPR comes home

By Katarina Podewils – [email protected]

Years ago, Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) first aired in Collegeville at a St. John’s recording studio. Only here for a two-day visit, MPR decided to come home to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

During these two days, a variety of events were held at CSB/SJU for the anniversary
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Joint Events Council gears up for ’17 Pines

Joint Events Council gears up for ’17 Pines

By Sydney Haglund – [email protected]

The Joint Events Council (JEC) is hosting ’17 Pines this Saturday April 29, featuring events on both campuses.

The daytime events take place from 12-4 p.m. at SJU. Events include bubble soccer and inflatables on the Tundra. These inflatables range from an obstacle course, gladiator joust, bungee run, defender dome, archery tag and more. (more…)

Student election turnout hits a high

By Karina Mata – [email protected]

The CSB and SJU senates both reveived their highest voting turnouts in history with a total of 948 Johnnies and about 850 Bennies participating.

“I think this year we had really good, qualified candidates,” SJU Senate President Ramond Mitchell said. (more…)

Trustee boards to vote on student and faculty presence

Hanna Pioske – [email protected]

This May after the spring semester has ended and students have left campus, the CSB and SJU Boards of Trustees will each vote on whether or not to remove the student and faculty representatives from their boards.

Such a move would strip the voting rights of both the student and faculty representatives on the executive board. However, the student and faculty representatives would continue to be able to serve as voting members on the academic affairs, building and grounds, student development and marketing and enrollment committees. (more…)

FiRED Up Friday campaign seeks to bring unity to both campuses

FiRED Up Friday campaign seeks to bring unity to both campuses

Meredith Jarchow – [email protected]

Get FiRED Up.

This past Friday, March 31, Professor Dana Drazenovich’s Advanced Media Writing class along with the Office of Marketing and Communications (OMC) launched the FiRED Up Friday campaign, which is an effort to build unity among all Bennies and Johnnies, as well as staff , faculty, alumnae/i and monastics by wearing red apparel on Fridays. (more…)