Mary Dana Hinton to step down at end of semester

By Denisha Demeritte, Alaina Graupman and Will Schwinghammer [email protected][email protected][email protected] “This is what the word bittersweet means: incredible sadness about leaving the place I love with every fiber of my being, and at...

First LGBTQ+ event by SJU Campus Ministry

By Jack Pieper [email protected] St. John’s University Campus Ministry hosted a retreat this past Saturday, Feb. 15, in Emmaus Hall for LGBTQ+ students. The retreat was titled {BE}LOVED. Margaret Nuzzolese Conway, Director of SJU Campus Ministry, Meghan Stretar,...

Jo-To ticket trouble

By Lauren Simonet [email protected] Over 2,500 Johnnie fans cheered on the home team in Sexton Arena during the Johnnie Tommie basketball game this past Saturday, but some sports fans were left to stream the game from their phones. The sold-out basketball crowd ran...

CSB President Mary Dana Hinton announces end of six-year tenure

By Ben Pults and Cullen Trobec College of St. Benedict President Mary Dana Hinton announced that she will be stepping down from her position on June 30 of this year, according to a statement released by her office Thursday morning. President Hinton will depart CSB and...

News

Link bus accidents startles students

By Cullen Trobec [email protected] Chances are, if you’ve been on your fair share of busy Link buses that you’ve heard the driver remind passengers not to sit or stand in the stairwell. Turns out there’s a good reason for that. On the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 14...

Mary Dana Hinton to step down at end of semester

By Denisha Demeritte, Alaina Graupman and Will Schwinghammer [email protected][email protected][email protected] “This is what the word bittersweet means: incredible sadness about leaving the place I love with every fiber of my being, and at...

Environmental Column | Students study the intersectionality of climate change

By Brigid Mark and Julia Abell [email protected][email protected] Since 2015, CSB/SJU students have had the unique opportunity to attend the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP). This annual conference brings together political leaders, scientists,...

Joint Senate Update | Senate talk The Hive, transportation and Students for Life

By Cullen Trobec [email protected] The St. John’s and St. Ben’s Senates called to order a joint meeting at 7:36 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19. The meeting began with an opening reflection led by CSB senator Laurel Poole. Senators conversed with their counterparts...

First LGBTQ+ event by SJU Campus Ministry

By Jack Pieper [email protected] St. John’s University Campus Ministry hosted a retreat this past Saturday, Feb. 15, in Emmaus Hall for LGBTQ+ students. The retreat was titled {BE}LOVED. Margaret Nuzzolese Conway, Director of SJU Campus Ministry, Meghan Stretar,...

Jo-To ticket trouble

By Lauren Simonet [email protected] Over 2,500 Johnnie fans cheered on the home team in Sexton Arena during the Johnnie Tommie basketball game this past Saturday, but some sports fans were left to stream the game from their phones. The sold-out basketball crowd ran...

CSB President Mary Dana Hinton announces end of six-year tenure

By Ben Pults and Cullen Trobec College of St. Benedict President Mary Dana Hinton announced that she will be stepping down from her position on June 30 of this year, according to a statement released by her office Thursday morning. President Hinton will depart CSB and...

Variety

Babes & Brews | Fulton for five stars all-around

By Mary Simon and Meg McMahon [email protected][email protected] This week we are proud to offer a bright and shining 5/5 rating to each of Minnesota’s  own: Fulton’s Lonely Blonde, Sweet Child of Vine and Proper Porter. A pale ale, IPA and porter each...

Hair Cuts & a Smile

By Blake Hoeschen [email protected] It is likely that if you are a part of the CSB/SJU community, somewhere along the line you’ve heard of a business started by a Johnnie or Bennie. Perhaps you’ve heard of a smaller venture that is being started by a current...

Music Review | Exploring The Weeknd’s Roots

By Seth Holland [email protected] Abel Tesfaye: a name that may be familiar to some but is likely far less recognized than his stage name, The Weeknd. Known for breaking into the music scene in 2011 with three mixtapes that dripped with drug-fueled charisma and...

Lucky strikes: Bowling Club now a club sport

By Michaela Reardon [email protected] The average bowler celebrates a strike, perhaps even two strikes in a row. That is, of course, if they find themselves lucky enough to have not rolled their bowling ball straight into the gutter. SJU Senior Collin Fowler on...

The Return of ‘Econ in English’

By Emma Culhane [email protected] Economics Professor Louis Johnston has done many talks, discussion and events in order to help educate others on the importance of economics. In 2015, he came up with the idea of “Econ in English” to help educate any and everyone...

Sports

Johnnie Basketball | SJU falls short in final minutes

By Jake Kutina [email protected] St. John’s basketball dropped its most recent game to St. Thomas this past weekend in a hard fought 71-66 loss. It was a back-and-forth game as St. Thomas jumped out to an early lead, hitting six of their first seven 3-point...

CSB/SJU Swim and Dive | They swam. They dove. They conquered.

By Nick Schmitt [email protected] The CSB and SJU swim and dive teams finished their 2019-2020 seasons at the MIAC Championships in Minneapolis this past weekend. CSB ended with a sixth-place finish, and SJU ended with a third-place finish as a teams...

Sports Opinion | Astros and Manfred are bringing MLB down

By Paul Langan [email protected] The Houston Astros are a team that many people, including me, have respected for their talent and development over the past few years. That changed early November of 2019 when Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich of The Athletic...

When red meets purple

By Caroline Osborne [email protected] Last Saturday, Sexton Arena lit up with the infectious electricity of yet another Johnnie-Tommie match-up, swelling with a roaring crowd on its feet. For decades, CSB/SJU has been one half of arguably the most distinguished...

CSB/SJU Intramurals | Friends, sports and fighting for the coveted T-shirt

By Nick Schmitt [email protected] We all see our high school glory days playing the sports we love come to an end at some point in our lives. College athletes make up a small percentage of the population, and many of us have to give up the sport we love once we...

Opinion/Editorial

Editors’ Letters: The Record should not run ‘Editor’s Takes’

Dear Editor,  A week ago, Adam Schwartz made a point that the use of “Editor’s Takes” was unethical. His argument was that it sets a bad precedent for editors to assert themselves. I agree with Schwartz, but I have more concerns regarding our school newspaper to...

Readers’ Letters: Response to Students for Life article

Dear Editor, This is a response to last week’s article about the Students for Life Club. Unfortunately, the facts are true. An error in booking flights caused us to miss the March for Life and we are repaying funds to the Co-Funding Board. This was negligence on part...

Our View | A defense of Editor’s Takes

“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 | ‘Theater has the ability to build community and connect us’

By Farrad Williams [email protected] So, what do you want to do with that? That the question I’m usually asked when I tell people I am an English major with a theater minor planning to be an actor and writer. In today’s world it can be hard to find people...

Opinion | Women are incredible and should support each other

By Faye Williams [email protected] Women are incredible. Incredible. We all know this. Women can create life in their bodies. Women are beautiful. Women are capable. Women are intelligent. Women are courageous. Women are passionate. Women are kind. Above all,...

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