Brew Log: Spilled Grain offers diversity of craft brews

By Joseph Mahowald – [email protected]

and Kyle Olson – [email protected]

Hello friends and welcome back to another edition of the Brew Log. We are building off of last week’s article where we highlighted a Johnnie brewery, Fulton Brewing Company.

This week we ventured about 20 miles south of campus to Spilled Grain Brewhouse in Annandale. Although Annandale is a town of only 3,289 people, they have some great brews that rival the beers coming out of big cities breweries.

Two Johnnie and one Bennie graduates are on the team that runs Spilled Grain. (more…)

A history of protests at CSB/SJU

A history of protests at CSB/SJU

By Stephanie Haeg – [email protected]

In light of the recent discussions about on-campus protests, I thought it might be worth taking a look at CSB/SJU’s long and illustrious tradition of student protests.

Protests are as much of a campus tradition as the Chapel Walk or Johnnie/Tommie and they’ve taken all sorts of forms over the years, depending on the environment and situation. (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…)

Brew Log: Zesty blonde ale brewed by SJU graduates

By Joseph Mahowald – [email protected]

and Kyle Olson – [email protected]

This week we are turning our attention to a Johnnie brewery that has become a major player in the Twin Cities brewery scene.

Fulton Brewing Company is located in Minneapolis and has grown significantly over the last few years. We are sampling one of the first beers ever produced by Fulton, the Lonely Blonde. Fulton is a brewery success
story and their concoctions are now shared by many in Minnesota and beyond. (more…)

Setbacks and successes: Students cope with injuries and discover new interests

By Megan O’Connor – [email protected]

The road to recovery can be long and exhasting. For people with injuries, putting one foot in front of the other can be one of the most difficult tasks—especially if the injuries aren’t visible to those around them.

Seniors Dylan Jackson, Ethan Freer and Liz Moline are testament to what it means to live with a life altering injury. Shifting from the life of a collegiate athelte, these students embody what it means to overcome adversity. (more…)

Cooking with Kainz: Valentine’s Day brunch recipes will warm your heart

By Taylor Kainz – [email protected]

Kitchen for two please… Or three or four or five depending on if you decide to invite the whole crew over for this delicious Valentine’s Day brunch! If you’re looking to show the love to those around you here is a menu that is sure to make their hearts flutter. (more…)