Q&A with former President Michael Hemesath

By Cullen Trobec [email protected] Former president Michael Hemesath, ‘81, announced his departure as president of St. John’s this past summer and officially stepped down on Aug. 1, 2019. Having served since 2012, Hemesath was the first lay president to lead SJU...

Johnnie Football | Johnnies, Tommies clash on Saturday

By Nick Corrigan [email protected] Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, is a date that has been circled on the calendar for many St. John’s and St. Thomas fans since the beginning of last December. It was then that we heard of the football showdown that would be taking...

Climate Action Club continues push for eco-friendly president

By Crystal Diaz [email protected] In the midst of the many environmental strikes taking place around the world, Climate Action Club (CAC) has taken a bold initiative on campus to confront rising climate and environmental injustice. The club is petitioning for a new...

Johnnie YouTuber connecting with community back home

Jillian Schulz • [email protected] By Tanavia Gilbert [email protected] When thinking of the typical college student, you wouldn’t think of multimedia entertainment. However, Gabriel Murgo-Garcia, a junior at St. John’s University, has goals to build a...

News

Austria Program visits Mauthausen prison camp

By Valerie Doze [email protected] 90,000 dead. 190,000 interned. Holocaust survivors, Austrian students and even Holocaust deniers visit this camp to learn from the past and hopefully apply this to today. Last Friday, the Salzburg study abroad program traveled to...

St. Ben’s Senate Update | Senate talks with admissions about diversity and inclusion

By Ava Ruprecht [email protected] The St. Ben’s Senate called a meeting to order on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7:35 p.m. Guests at this meeting included representatives from Admissions, Extending the Link (ETL), and St. John’s Hockey. The meeting began with a...

Saint John’s Senate holds inaugural Flynntown Village Festival

By Will Schwinghammer [email protected] Last Saturday, Oct. 12, marked the inaugural Flynntown Village Festival. The festival was held in the McKeown Center before the Tackle Cancer football game, and it featured food, beer and live music. The idea began to take...

Q&A with former President Michael Hemesath

By Cullen Trobec [email protected] Former president Michael Hemesath, ‘81, announced his departure as president of St. John’s this past summer and officially stepped down on Aug. 1, 2019. Having served since 2012, Hemesath was the first lay president to lead SJU...

Student groups join Line 3 protest in Duluth

By Julia Abell and Brigid Mark [email protected][email protected] For some, fall break was a time for relaxation and self-care; for others, it was a chance to visit with family members or catch up on sleep. For the students who attended the Gitchi-Gami...

Climate Action Club continues push for eco-friendly president

By Crystal Diaz [email protected] In the midst of the many environmental strikes taking place around the world, Climate Action Club (CAC) has taken a bold initiative on campus to confront rising climate and environmental injustice. The club is petitioning for a new...

CGE adds new embedded programs for 2020

By Will Schwinghammer [email protected] Study abroad opportunities have a long history as a key part of the CSB/SJU experience. According to the Center for Global Education (CGE), they have been sending students abroad for 49 years. Last year, they started a new...

Variety

Babes and Brews | Getting ready for gameday

By Mary Simon and Meg McMahon [email protected][email protected] This week we’re taking a break from our normal “brewski” programming to talk a bit about our favorite things to drink before Johnnie football games in Collegeville. We all know it, we all love...

How to look better than the Rat Pak on game days

By Abigail Proudfit and Jessica Fridges [email protected][email protected] Hey students, Abby & Jess here. It’s finally football season and there is no better time to break out your inner Rat Pak than now. As game days have already started, it’s time to...

Bennies can’t get enough of exploring abroad

By Erin Hacker [email protected] CSB/SJU students are known for traveling the world: according to the Institute of International Education (IIE), around 65.5 percent of CSB and SJU students will participate in a study abroad program. The Center for Global...

Student Music Review | DaBaby’s originality ended with hit single, “Suge”

Jillian Schulz • [email protected] By Seth Holland [email protected] DaBaby – “Kirk” There is a collective agreement that some rappers are better at featuring a verse in another artist’s song than they are at creating their own album. With “Kirk,” Charlotte...

Johnnie YouTuber connecting with community back home

Jillian Schulz • [email protected] By Tanavia Gilbert [email protected] When thinking of the typical college student, you wouldn’t think of multimedia entertainment. However, Gabriel Murgo-Garcia, a junior at St. John’s University, has goals to build a...

Sports

Johnnie Football | Johnnies, Tommies clash on Saturday

By Nick Corrigan [email protected] Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, is a date that has been circled on the calendar for many St. John’s and St. Thomas fans since the beginning of last December. It was then that we heard of the football showdown that would be taking...

Bennie volleyball | CSB aims to bounce back in NCAA D3 rankings

By Nick Schmitt [email protected] The College of St. Benedict Volleyball team has had a tremendous season so far with a few bumps in the road as of late. The team is currently 18-3 this season and sits at No. 12 in the country in the latest NCAA DIII poll. The...

SJU J-Club Hall of Honor inducts first official class

By Nick Corrigan [email protected] Johnnie athletics date back years and years. There have been numerous sports, athletes, coaches and fans that have left their mark upon this celebrated school. With such a dedicated and storied history there are plenty of...

Satisfied isn’t sufficient for SJU Golf

By Nick Schmitt [email protected]    The SJU golf team had to roll with the ball and what the weather gave them at the MIAC Championship this past weekend. The Johnnies saw the tournament get pushed into Monday, Oct. 7 after soggy, cold and windy weather halted...

Chipping Their Way Through the Fall Season

By Kayla Albers [email protected] After graduating some key players, the St. Ben’s golf team has had to step up and fill some important roles. But despite losing a handful of seniors, the golf team has far from lost its swing. The golf team recently finished up...

Opinion/Editorial

Our View | Losing JO-TO is the definition of a tragedy

“Our view” is prepared by the Executive board and should be considered the institutional voice of The Record. Brandon Spratt, Editor-In-Chief — [email protected] Cullen Trobec, Managing Editor — [email protected] Ben Pults, Managing Editor...

Opinion | For the sake of our teachers, gun violence must stop

By Kaylee McGovern [email protected] I would like to share a lesser-known side of the gun violence conversation. I read an article in the National Educators Association publication, NEA. Today, where the author shared her anxious thoughts about school shootings....

Opinion | Universal basic income: yet another welfare program?

By Nolan Morrey [email protected] When anyone mentions a universal basic income (UBI), there are generally three different answers that you get from people: either someone has no clue what it is, they are fervently opposed to it, or they want $1,000 a month so...

Opinion | A consideration on hookup culture: what is the goal?

By Amanda Lahr [email protected] Sex. Satisfaction. Social status. Self-confidence. Many are familiar with the perks of ending the night in someone else’s bed. As stressed, over-worked college students, what more could we want? We deserve the right to exercise our...

Opinion | PRiSM should become an LGBTQ+ resource center

By Jack Pieper [email protected] My name is Jack Pieper and my pronouns are he/him and they/them. I am the Co-President of a club named PRiSM; People Representing the Sexual Minority. As a leader of PRiSM, it is my duty to represent the organization and voice my...

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