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Opinion


More to hockey than fights

More to hockey than fights

By Natalie Hager
February 20th, 2015

There are two moments in a hockey game when everybody cheers: when a goal is scored and when a fight breaks out. We see the gloves hit the ice, and we suddenly are riled up for the fight. But is …
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Stand against Yik-Yak’s hurtful posts

Stand against Yik-Yak’s hurtful posts

By Edwin Torres
February 20th, 2015

It was last Tuesday on Feb. 10th that the idea to spread awareness about YikYak via Facebook came to my mind. My goal was to raise awareness and to empower Johnnies and Bennies to be better individuals. What happened was …
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Climate Change

Climate Change

By Jacob Saffert
February 20th, 2015

With CSB/SJU in the midst of an energy saving competition, it’s important to think about the bigger issue at hand: climate change. It’s hard to miss all of the talk about climate change these days. This global issue is frequently …
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Fifty Shades of Grey, not what it seems?

Fifty Shades of Grey, not what it seems?

By Kaitlyn Ludlow
February 20th, 2015

Clothed in our groutfits with snacks in our purses and popcorn soon to be in our hands, my girlfriends and I set off to experience “Fifty Shades of Grey”. We had been talking about it for weeks and the anticipation …
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Vice preseident responds to “Bennie Identify”

Vice preseident responds to “Bennie Identify”

By Rob Culligan
February 20th, 2015

Much has already been written in response to the February 6 Letter to the Editor about “Bennie Identity” including fine statements by our two presidents. So, it would appear that nothing further needs to be said. However, since the original …
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CSB history misunderstood – a response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

CSB history misunderstood – a response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

By Annette Atkins
February 17th, 2015

In his letter to The Record, Roger Lindmark retells a perception that many Johnnies shared in the 1970s (and was still common when I joined the SJU faculty in 1980). My research for Challenging Women: College of Saint Benedict since …
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Bennie identity necessary – a response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

Bennie identity necessary – a response to Feb. 6 ‘Bennie identity’ letter

By Lauren Schoenbauer
February 17th, 2015

Last week, Roger Lindmark (SJU ’74) expressed his feelings about CSB Senate’s “Bennie Identity” campaign, implying that CSB would be nothing without SJU. “CSB should count its blessings that SJU exists and saved its bacon over the last 50 years,” …
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Super Bowl blame game

Super Bowl blame game

By Annie Dittberner
February 6th, 2015

Everyone is talking about Pete Carroll’s crunch-time play call in Sunday’s Super Bowl matchup. In his fifth year as head coach for the Seattle Seahawks, Carroll’s game-defying decision resulted in a 24-28 loss for his almost-championship team. But my question …
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Grading the Wild’s first half

Grading the Wild’s first half

By Alec McFarlane
January 30th, 2015

With the NHL All-Star Weekend ending, many hockey fans are looking forward to the second half of the season. The star-studded lineup of NHL veterans, as well as great, young talent, put the Wild in a position to compete, not …
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Catholic Church ignites heart

Catholic Church ignites heart

By Billy Critchley-Menor
January 30th, 2015

Often times, I will listen to a song and place it in a different context than it was originally written for. Sister Cristina, the nun who won the Voice Italy last year did this with most of the songs she …
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