SJU junior turns yearlong dream into an eight book series

SJU junior turns yearlong dream into an eight book series

By Ellen Bartyzal  – [email protected]

Imagine having a dream where you can’t control a thing. You are placed in an apocalyptic world and vividly witness the experiences of people suffering at the world’s end. It plays like a movie—you are there but you can’t interact with the people and you can’t control what happens. What would you do about it?

SJU junior Andrew West decided to write it all down. (more…)

Despite losing season, Blazer hockey team is maintaining  positive attitude

Despite losing season, Blazer hockey team is maintaining positive attitude

By Brandon Spratt – [email protected]

Flashback to Oct. 29—CSB Hockey had just completed a two-game sweep over Northland College (Wis.). At the end of the season nearly four months later, that sweep represents half of the Blazers’ wins this season. (more…)

Pro-choice club denied again

Pro-choice club denied again

By Morgan McCormack – [email protected]

After the Students for Life club’s display on the Gorecki wall was vandalized in January, the lack of a pro-choice club on campus was brought to the attention of many students. (more…)

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…)