Reader Letter | Pro-choice club argument lacks understanding of Benedictine values

Dear Editor,

I write in response to the letter by Faye Williams in the Oct. 13 issue of The Record.

I am a 2002 graduate of the School of Theology and have 25 years of experience in Catholic School education including 13 years as a principal. My extended family has invested 27 years in SJU & CSB education, and my three daughters graduated from CSB and my brother from SJU. (more…)

Our View | Less talking, more listening

“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

Listening is a key tenet of the Benedictine values here at CSB/SJU. However, as recent events have shown, we sometimes choose to rebut before the listening even begins. Even more so, rebut disrespectfully. (more…)

Opinion | Pro-choice discussion group needed after hostile response to opinions

By Sophia Rossini
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One of the things that I enjoy most about The Record is the opinion section. I think the opinion staff does a good job of ensuring that there is a diversity of opinions represented each week and it provides much-needed exposure to issues outside of one’s political echo chamber. The opinion section is an important forum for students to express their thoughts and learn from one another, and, ideally, should be an opportunity for Bennies and Johnnies to emulate the values of this institution by listening with the ear of your heart. (more…)