Beyond the paycheck: a series

Beyond the paycheck: a series

By Sierra Lammi and Ben Pults
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Lately, there have been concerns about low return rates of student Residential Assistants. Residential Life Staff report that the return rate for CSB/SJU RAs is 42 percent and 40 percent respectively, which is typical for this type of what rates have been in years past. Being an RA is one of the highest paying jobs on any college campus. However, not all students understand what the job entails, so the Record spoke with students to find out more about the job. (more…)

Bennie Nation app launches

Bennie Nation app launches

By Megan Toninato
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Bennie Nation is the name of the new app that was recently launched by the CSB athletic department. This is a tool they believe will be used to get more students to the games, and reward those who come. Students with the app are given an opportunity to win many different prizes for attending different events and cheering on the CSB athletes. (more…)

Passing rugby jackets: not just a tradition

Passing rugby jackets: not just a tradition

ASHLEY GROEBNER • angroebner[email protected] • SJU rugby players wear jackets that contain the names and patches from earlier players.

By John Nguyen
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Club sports have been a part of the college experience for decades. They provide opportunities for students to bond for a particular sport and share that appreciation with other like-minded students. Rugby is no different, but there’s something special to the two teams of the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University that contributes a meaningful piece to their character—a jacket tradition. (more…)

Volunteers help cultivate trees

Volunteers help cultivate trees

By Cormac Quinn
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There was an oak from 1776 behind the Sugar Shack until a couple years ago. This is why efforts to restore oak trees have begun on the SJU campus; young oak trees have often had difficulty reaching maturity in the SJU Arboretum. To protect these young trees, more than 500 mats were placed around young oak trees recently. (more…)