Preparing for Case Day

Preparing for Case Day

Hope Mueller – [email protected]

On Case Day this year, both campuses are calling for backup.

Case Day, a non-school-sanctioned event during which many students attempt to drink a whole case of beer in a day, is widely recognized on and off campus. (more…)

Creating opportunities with 3-D printing: Three-dimensional printers at CSB/SJU provide students the opportunity to explore advancing technology and turn their 2-D designs into 3-D realities

Creating opportunities with 3-D printing: Three-dimensional printers at CSB/SJU provide students the opportunity to explore advancing technology and turn their 2-D designs into 3-D realities

By Anna Smisek – [email protected]

CSB/SJU students have recently been taking advantage of the 3-D printers available on campus to transform their ideas from paper to real, 3-D figures.

3-D printing has been a resource on both campuses since 2014, but most students are unaware of this opportunity. CSB/SJU currently has five printers, with more on the way. (more…)

Doing double time: One sport is not enough for Max Jackson and Niki Fokken

Doing double time: One sport is not enough for Max Jackson and Niki Fokken

By Annie Dittberner – [email protected]

In Max Jackson’s first two years of collegiate athletics, he became a significant contributor on two separate teams.

As a defensive back on the football field and an outfielder on the baseball diamond, the St. John’s sophomore manages a schedule packed with yearlong practices and games. (more…)

Security increases after theft at Sexton

Security increases after theft at Sexton

By Megan Flynn – [email protected]
Many students have noticed the new décor appearing in Sexton recently. What fewer students have noticed: many of these decorations have disappeared.
Julie Neuwirth, who recently became Retail Operations Director at Sexton, was excited to give the space a homier feel by adding the table décor, vases and other decorative touches to Sexton. She has had an interest in interior design for years and brought in pieces from her home to brighten up the student space, but was disappointed when they started to disappear.

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Rounding the bases: Johnnie baseball looks to build off successful 2016 season and finish 2017 with a championship

Rounding the bases: Johnnie baseball looks to build off successful 2016 season and finish 2017 with a championship

By Drew Schoenbauer – [email protected]
The St. John’s baseball team has started off the season on a strong note.
The team traveled to U.S. Bank Stadium for two double headers in late February and early March. After going 3-1, the Johnnies traveled down south for their annual Florida trip later that week.

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SJU alumnus answers call of the wild

SJU alumnus answers call of the wild

By Lydia Farmer – [email protected]
Snow. Puppies. The great outdoors. It sounds like a Minnesota fantasy—one SJU alumnus Paul Schurke made a reality when he started Wintergreen Dogsledding Lodge 38 years ago.
Schurke’s love of the outdoors was sparked by summers spent at his family’s cabin on the Apple River, this love grew when he came to St. John’s and got involved in Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG), a national organization on college campuses that allows students to get involved with environmental and consumerist issues.

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