By Nick Swanson
For the longest time, I determined that who I am was not who I wanted to be. I dug myself into a hole and surrounded myself with a fortress built on a lie.
For this, I did not accept who I was.
The truth is, I am gay. Fear caused me not to be true to myself. Fear of my family, friends and others I deeply respected would cast me out as someone different. That their perceptions of me would alter the framework of our relationship. (more…)
By Sierra Lammi
On Wednesday, Oct. 11, the nation celebrated National Coming Out Day to support members of the LGBTQ+ community coming out with their sexual identity.
There are many different sexual identities on the CSB/SJU campuses, and in honor of National Coming Out day four CSB/SJU students shared their stories of what it was like coming out to friends, family and members of the CSB/SJU community. (more…)
By Cullen Trobec
On Oct. 5, St. John’s celebrated the grand opening of the St. John’s Bible Gallery located in the lower level of Alcuin Library. The gallery showcases the recently completed St. John’s Bible, a project nearly 20 years in the making. (more…)
By Charly Frisk
During fall semester at the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University, students are guaranteed certain seasonal gems—the explosion of golden fall color, the unfortunate midterm season, the gradual
decline of warm temperatures and the release of the new short-term study abroad programs. (more…)
St. John’s Senate
By Ben Pults
This past Monday night, many CSB/SJU students pulled themselves away from the Vikings-Bears Monday Night Football game to attend the St. John’s Senate’s (SJS) most recent meeting. President Jack Cummings welcomed the large number of people there. (more…)
By Bridget Lenczewski
By next spring, the Wobegon Trail, will be extended to Waite Park. The trail currently extends to St. John’s, and connects to many other nearby trail systems which pass through cities and towns in the area. (more…)