Grappling their way back: After going 4-15 in dual matches last season, the SJU wrestling team improved to 6-5 this year. Their regional meet is Feb. 25.

Grappling their way back: After going 4-15 in dual matches last season, the SJU wrestling team improved to 6-5 this year. Their regional meet is Feb. 25.

By Brandon Spratt – [email protected]

Coming off what he says is a disappointing 2016 season, Teddy Erickson and the SJU wrestling team set high expectations for 2017.

“Our goal at the beginning of the season was to qualify all 10 guys (to the Division III National Championships on March 10-11),” Erickson said, an SJU senior in the 174-pound weight class. (more…)

50 Years of MPR: Garrison Keillor to perform at CSB

50 Years of MPR: Garrison Keillor to perform at CSB

By Meredith Jarchow – [email protected]
and Katarina Podewils – [email protected]

Few students may know that Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) first aired in Collegeville on Jan. 22, 1967 as KSJR Radio, the St. John’s radio station at the time.

Fewer may know that Garrison Keillor, the starring host of the popular ‘Prairie Home Companion’ variety show, began his career at this same station. (more…)

Cribbage bringing people together: St. John’s alumnus hosts annual cribbage tournament at Jax Cafè in Minneapolis to keep alumnae connected

Cribbage bringing people together: St. John’s alumnus hosts annual cribbage tournament at Jax Cafè in Minneapolis to keep alumnae connected

By Greta Schleif – [email protected]

Cribbage is a game of skill, luck, friends and beer. It’s also a game that brings together Bennies and Johnnies of all ages at the annual Twin Cities BoDiddley Classic Cribbage Tournament.

This year’s tournament will take place from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Jax Café in Minneapolis. It will be the 43rd annual tournament. (more…)

Diving into the record books

Diving into the record books

By Megan Toninato – [email protected]

First-year diver Maggie Pomerenke started her collegiate diving career just five months ago and she’s already made CSB history.

She stood atop the one-meter diving board on Jan. 28 and plummeted into the water recording the best 11-dive set in CSB swim and dive history. (more…)

Link chant draws protest

Link chant draws protest

 By Sierra Lammi – [email protected]

Six seconds was all it took to send shockwaves through the CSB/SJU community.

On Sunday evening, a video was posted online featuring several SJU students on the Link chanting “build that wall.” (more…)

Executive order creates uncertainty

Executive order creates uncertainty

By Anna Hueg – [email protected]

President Donald Trump has held office for three weeks and has signed 22 executive orders.

Among them is an executive order being referred to as a “Muslim ban.” This order, signed on Jan. 27, seeks to make good on promises Trump promoted on the campaign trail.

The executive order suspends the U.S. refugee admission system for 120 days, the Syrian refugee program indefinitely and bans entry from seven majority-Muslim countries including Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen and Somalia for 90 days. (more…)