Refugee moratorium proposal shown in St. Cloud

HANNAH SCHWIETZ • [email protected] • The Peace Studies Club encourages students to attend the City Council meeting.

By Charly Frisk
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CSB/SJU students are advocating for peace through interacting with the St. Cloud community in mending race relations and promoting nonviolence.

On Nov. 6, the St. Cloud City Council will rule on a moratorium and among the audience will be members of our school community. (more…)

Fall Concert ‘17: Said The Sky a success

PHOTO COURTESY OF JOINT EVENTS COUNCIL • Last Saturday, Oct. 28, EDM artist Said The Sky displayed to CSB/SJU his music and DJ skills. Students were treated to a night full of vibrant lights and music.

By Ben Pults
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Last Saturday, Oct. 28, at 9:00 p.m. in the Haehn Campus Center, the Joint Events Council (JEC) hosted the 2017 Fall Concert. The concert began with the opening group HRMNY, and an hour later, Said The Sky took the stage. He flooded the floor with colored beams of light, vibrated attendees’ eardrums with a thumping bass, and provided a level of energy to keep the atmosphere strong. Over 600 students went but JEC is unsure the data was fully collected by the scanners. This number is lower than recent years, perhaps due to the new genre of music.

Project One Cloud fosters unity within St. Cloud community

JILLIAN SCHULZ • [email protected]
Elise Miller (left) and Amanda Lahr (right) display the Project One Cloud logo.

By Bridget Lenczewski
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Last year, St. Ben’s senior Hannah Lynch did a capstone project called Project One Cloud in which she conducted a few interviews of members of the St. Cloud community with the aim of encouraging acceptance and open-mindedness for
community members of all different cultures and religions. When she graduated, the CSB/SJU club Enactus, known for its encouragement of student leadership, entrepreneurship and communication skills, chose to continue the project beginning this semester. (more…)

Alcohol Task Force 2.0 announced

MEREDITH JARCHOW • [email protected] • Senate members and faculty met to discuss the new Alcohol Task Force 2.0.

By Meredith Jarchow
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Administration is taking a special interest in alcohol consumption on campus.

The Alcohol Task Force 2.0 is a faculty led task force that purpose is to reduce high-risk alcohol use on and off-campus. The task force first met in April of 2016, and the co-chairs CSB Dean of Students Jody Terhaar and SJU Dean of
Students Mike Connolly presented the task force to the St. Ben’s and St. John’s Senates during Wednesday’s Joint Senate meeting. Even though the task force has met multiple times, this was the first public announcement of the task force and its initiatives. (more…)

Beyond the paycheck: a series

Beyond the paycheck: a series

By Sierra Lammi and Ben Pults
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Lately, there have been concerns about low return rates of student Residential Assistants. Residential Life Staff report that the return rate for CSB/SJU RAs is 42 percent and 40 percent respectively, which is typical for this type of what rates have been in years past. Being an RA is one of the highest paying jobs on any college campus. However, not all students understand what the job entails, so the Record spoke with students to find out more about the job. (more…)