ABE takes students across country for a spring break of service

By Alaina Graupman [email protected] Over spring break, Campus Ministry sent three groups of Bennies and Johnnies on Alternative Break Experiences (ABE) to San Francisco, Kansas City and New Orleans. The groups, ranging from 7-10 people, were led by a Bennie and...

Johnnie and Bennie Diving | First-year divers qualify for nationals

By Kayla Albers [email protected] Divers might be a little bit of their own type of crazy, but that is exactly what makes them so talented at what they do. Four Bennie and Johnnie divers competed at the NCAA Regional Competition at Denison University in Granville,...

CSB/SJU prepares for COVID-19

By Brandon Spratt [email protected] Empty stands at Sexton Arena Saturday’s NCAA Division III 3rd Round game between St. John’s and St. Thomas will go on as scheduled in front of limited patrons, limited to essential staff and immediate family. Fans that purchased...

ROTC wins back -to- back

By Will Schwinghammer [email protected] The ROTC program at CSB/SJU, which also includes members from St. Cloud State University, is known as the Fighting Saints. At the Northern Warfare Challenge, known as the “Toughest Race in ROTC,” they showed the...

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Bennie Track & Field | CSB track and field complete indoor season

By Jake Kutina [email protected] Women’s Track and Field finished out their indoor season at the 2020 MIAC Indoor Championships on Saturday, Feb. 29. A couple of athletes set a few personal bests, but a pair of top-five finishes highlighted the weekend for the...

ABE takes students across country for a spring break of service

By Alaina Graupman [email protected] Over spring break, Campus Ministry sent three groups of Bennies and Johnnies on Alternative Break Experiences (ABE) to San Francisco, Kansas City and New Orleans. The groups, ranging from 7-10 people, were led by a Bennie and...

Johnnie and Bennie Diving | First-year divers qualify for nationals

By Kayla Albers [email protected] Divers might be a little bit of their own type of crazy, but that is exactly what makes them so talented at what they do. Four Bennie and Johnnie divers competed at the NCAA Regional Competition at Denison University in Granville,...

CSB/SJU prepares for COVID-19

By Brandon Spratt [email protected] Empty stands at Sexton Arena Saturday’s NCAA Division III 3rd Round game between St. John’s and St. Thomas will go on as scheduled in front of limited patrons, limited to essential staff and immediate family. Fans that purchased...

St. Ben’s Senate | Senate funds Maple Syrup Festival, hears proposals, plans events

By Brandon Spratt [email protected] The St. Ben’s Senate met for the last time before Spring Break on Wednesday, Feb. 26. First, the senate heard from a pair of students about attending an annual nutrition conference. Next, Outdoor University presented on the...

St. John’s Senate | Senate funds Outdoor U, Dogs for Democracy and SJU tickets

By Charles Ellis [email protected] The St. John’s Senate convened at 9:20 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 24 in Br. Willie’s Pub. The first presentation of the evening came from Logan Weis and Amanda Kerkhove on behalf of Outdoor U. The organization requested $500 from the...

ROTC wins back -to- back

By Will Schwinghammer [email protected]csbsju.edu The ROTC program at CSB/SJU, which also includes members from St. Cloud State University, is known as the Fighting Saints. At the Northern Warfare Challenge, known as the “Toughest Race in ROTC,” they showed the...

Variety

Amjadi contrasts cultures with art

By Michaela Reardon [email protected] “If you say your own truth loud and clear enough and if you are truthful to yourself, that story might be able to be passed on and heard,” said Katayoun Amjadi, current Sister Dennis Frandup resident artist. For Amjadi, art...

Music Review | Uzi’s Eternal Atake: worth the wait

By Seth Holland [email protected] For some fanbases, the wait for a new album can be a long, drawn-out affair. Frank Ocean fans waited four years for another album following his debut, and Lil Uzi Vert fans have been waiting for his latest release, Eternal Atake,...

Running It Back Vintage

By Ben Pults [email protected] St. John’s senior Juan Soria has been thrifting his whole life with his family in Houston, Texas. Now he’s trying to bring the thrifting movement to central Minnesota through his business, Run It Back Vintage. With the help of Soria’s...

Shakin’ the winter blues

By Emma Culhane [email protected] Around 90 people braved the cold weather on Thursday, Feb. 20 to enjoy winter inspired activities during Lunar Lake and Skate. The nighttime event was put on by the Peer Resource Program (PRP), an organization on campus that...

Music Review | Roddy Ricch rises to the top with unique SoCal sound

By Seth Holland [email protected] The Southern California rap scene is an undeniable part of hip-hop history. With artists like those in N.W.A. and Ice-T helping to distill the gangster rap sound in the 1980s and Dr. Dre pioneering G-Funk in his solo work, the...

Sports

Johnnie Baseball | Bats come alive for Johnnies

By Nick Corrigan [email protected] A team heading into a new season after losing 75 percent of the innings pitched the previous season isn’t always a recipe for success. However, when you have a quality group of incoming freshmen pitchers like the Johnnies do it...

Johnnie Basketball | Why not another?

  By Nick Schmitt [email protected] The No. 2 SJU basketball team continues its historic season through the NCAA playoffs. The team is headed to the Sweet 16 for a fourth matchup with St. Thomas this season after a victory last Saturday against Wisconsin-Eau...

Johnnie Wrestling | Becker punches ticket to nationals

By Caroline Osborne [email protected] SJU senior wrestler Noah Becker is dedicating his season to his seventh grade self. Back then, his job when he walked onto the mat was to not get pinned. Now as a senior in college, he has yet to get pinned once this season....

Johnnie and Bennie Diving | First-year divers qualify for nationals

By Kayla Albers [email protected] Divers might be a little bit of their own type of crazy, but that is exactly what makes them so talented at what they do. Four Bennie and Johnnie divers competed at the NCAA Regional Competition at Denison University in Granville,...

Bennie Tennis | Volleying to victory

By Nora Doyle [email protected] For the first time in eight years, the CSB tennis team beat the University of St. Thomas.  The motivation and support from all the team members carried the Bennies to a 6-3 victory against the Tommies on Friday, Feb. 21. Senior Tessa...

Opinion/Editorial

Opinion | Its time for one graduation at CSB/SJU

By Farrad Williams [email protected] May 10 will mark the completion of another commencement ceremony at St. John’s University. A time for celebration and showing appreciation for family, friends, faculty and staff. Since my time at St. John’s, I’ve had the...

Readers’ Letters: Student groups should send fewer emails

Dear Editor, Every day CSB/SJU students are overwhelmed with an inbox of over twenty emails from Fine Art Events to Communication Club and maybe a couple important messages sprinkled in too. Receiving this much email is stressful and distracting to say the least and I...

Readers’ Letters: Why Democrats are misguided

Dear Editor, When you saw this title, your first thought was probably that I am a Republican trying to bash the other side. Although understandable, this actually highlights how shallow the U.S. political system is. We cannot conceptualize critiques coming from...

Do your part to slow Coronavirus

“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...

Readers’ Letters: Response to Robillard’s Letter to The Editor

Dear Editor, I find it ironic that the Students for Life club has the audacity to complain about The Record’s negative reporting on their accidental spending of $5,600 dollars of the institution’s money. Realize that news is usually biased. Look at Fox News and CNN,...

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