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How much does it cost to skip class?

By Vanessa Hird
March 21st, 2014

Every college student hears the importance of attending class on numerous occasions. At CSB/SJU, the attendance policy is up to the discretion of the instructor. However, the average amount of money lost missing class may have students regard their attendacnce …
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Growing with Groen: Potatoes

By Cody Groen
March 21st, 2014

“PO-TA-TOES! Boil ‘em, mash ‘em, stick ‘em in a stew.” At last we come to it, the article I’ve desired to write since I began this column. It is on, of course, potatoes. The potato plant, Solanum tuberosum, produces potatoes. …
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CSB to host first Bennie Day of Service

CSB to host first Bennie Day of Service

By Lauren Schoenbauer
March 21st, 2014

Tomorrow marks the first Bennie Day of Service at the College of St. Benedict. In celebration of the college’s 100-year anniversary, the entire school will be joining forces to give back to the community. This one-day service event as part …
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Your Story: Rachel VonBank, Makeup Mastery

By Sarah Ober
March 21st, 2014

With a blush brush in hand, lively chatter on her lips and a professional lamp illuminating her work, CSB sophomore Rachel VonBank is helping on-campus women enhance their natural and inner beauty with the help of a little makeup and …
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Drag Culture ready for campus return

By Molly Reger
March 21st, 2014

High heels. Short skirts. Lipstick. Glitter. The annual drag show is back in a big way. The campus club PRiSM (People Representing the Sexual Minority) is hosting its annual drag show at 9:30 p.m. tonight in Upper Gorecki. The club’s …
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Your Story: An Intercultural Connection

By Sarah Weber
February 28th, 2014

The College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University has had a special relationship with education in Asia, specifically China since 1930. Members of the CSB/SJU Benedictine community were responsible for establishing the first college for women in China. Today, …
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Illicit Animals

By Gretchen Brown
February 28th, 2014

Nearly 4,000 students live in CSB and SJU’s residence halls and apartments. Some are joined by additional “secret” roommates that their peers are unaware of: illicit pets that violate campus policies. “A lot of people think we’re kidding,” one CSB …
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Your Story: Gorecki Chef Serves Up Cheer, Care

Your Story: Gorecki Chef Serves Up Cheer, Care

By Marisol Castillo
February 21st, 2014

Giving is receiving, and no one knows that better than Gorecki Chef Kenneth Steven Sincleair, also known as Ken. Born in Boston but raised in Greenwood Minnesota on a small farm, life was simple for Sincleair “Our family trips were …
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“Clever Maids”

“Clever Maids”

By Sarah Ober
February 21st, 2014

It’s a common concept: Bennies and Johnnies graduating, going out into the world and utilizing what they learned on campus to make a difference. One former Bennie, however, is adding a new step by returning to campus to share what …
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Inside the life of an RA

Inside the life of an RA

By Lauren Schoenbauer
February 21st, 2014

Most students know what a Resident Assistant (RA) is and generally what they do. But so much responsibility, character and heart goes unnoticed. A few of the St. Ben’s and St. John’s RAs detail some of the responsibilities of the …
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