Sports Opinion | World Series ignites entertainment

By Jackson Garner
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Baseball is America’s favorite pastime. For nearly two centuries the sport has captivated the general public, however recently this has not been the case. It seems that baseball has lost its grip on America’s youth. According to an article in the Washington Post, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred agrees, expressing his concern that baseball is losing popularity. Manfred points to the sport’s viewership, dominated by the “50 years and older” demographic, and cites decreasing participation in amateur youth baseball leagues. (more…)

Reader Letter | Pro-choice debate needs civil dialogue, not attacks

Dear Editor,

I’m writing in response to Diana McCarney in the Oct. 27 issue of The Record.

I’m surprised that McCarney, a college graduate, took the time to verbally attack Faye Williams’ opinion. I understand that this is a religious institution that doesn’t value abortion, but believe it or not, people can have differing opinions on controversial topics. Respect and listen to those that disagree with your beliefs. After all, those are Benedictine values, no? (more…)

Our View | Take time for yourself

“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

The snow that fell upon CSB/SJU this week was a cold reminder to us that we are already over halfway through the semester. And as flu season approaches, midterms are already affecting our wellbeing. (more…)