Reader Letter | Donald Trump has utterly failed the American people

Dear Editor,

I am writing in response to the article in the most recent issue of The Record that talked about student’s reactions to Donald Trump’s presidency. I believe it is time for Republicans on this campus, and across the nation, to admit that Donald Trump has utterly failed. This country is worse off in every metric. Our country is more divided than it was a year ago, and our reputation as a leader is worse than it was a year ago. (more…)

Reader Letter | Stop cherry-picking Benedictine values

Dear Editor,

I am writing this letter not in response to any particular opinion I have seen expressed on campus, but rather many. It seems like whenever an argument is made, there is always an effort to tie it back to one (or more) Benedictine values. While they are a helpful guide what we want to model our community here at CSB/SJU after, I believe they are becoming a bit of a buzzword with issues on campus.  (more…)

Our View | School pride doesn’t end at the football field

“Our view” is prepared by the Executive board and should be considered the
institutional voice of The Record

By Meredith Jarchow, Sean Kelly, Brett Zallek and Nick Swanson

When we think of our sporting communities here at CSB/SJU, we often only think of SJU athletics, specifically the football team. The tilt toward SJU athletics is disproportionately recognized in regards to respect and notoriety compared with CSB athletics. There is virtue in attending and recognizing CSB athletics events. While two institutions, we are intertwined. The vast majority of students are missing out on opportunities by not attending CSB athletics. (more…)

Opinion | Pro-choice group would allow for all sides to be heard

By Xinji Tang
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Some refute pro-choice based on science, in which scientists’ opinions on when human life begins are so divided. Some say conception makes a unique human life. I do not agree. What makes me a unique human person is my memory: I am still me, with any body part missing, but I will not be the same me without my cognitive functioning or to have mind swapped with others’. (more…)