Johnnie Baseball | Stock slugs his way to national awards

By Megan Dierberger [email protected] The 2019 season has proven to be a breakthrough year for Johnnies baseball player Joey Stock. The junior communication major from Cold Spring is from a family that lives, breathes and plays baseball. “My dad...

CSB grad to head Best Buy

By Lydia Farmer [email protected] Who runs the world? Bennies. St. Ben’s graduate Corie Barry ’97 will take over as Best Buy’s first female chief executive officer (CEO) in June. “I took the role with a massive amount of humility and then genuine...

St. Joseph houses ranked

By Riley Drew and Liam Adam [email protected][email protected] As current CSB and SJU underclassmen dream of where they’ll live as seniors, we felt obliged to set the facts straight and layout what households hold the greatest value to its inhabitants,...

Bringing it back home

As many CSB/SJU coaches return to campus to coach rising student-athletes, here is a look inside why Robin Baulder-Lanoue, Pat McKenzie and Steven Kimble decided to dedicate their lives to bring passion and resillence to their alumni teams. By Nick...

News

CSB/SJU Environmental Column | CSB carbon emissions rise, electricity and food consumption to blame

By Margeaux Pederson [email protected] The CSB Sustainability Office released its annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Report on April 23. This is a reoccurring report which investigates the total amount of greenhouse gas emissions produced from...

CSB/SJU Environmental Column | Environmental columnists say goodbye, but the column lives on

By Cormac Quinn and Sierra Lammi [email protected][email protected]                 This semester was the first where there was an Environmental News section in The Record. It was our honor to create and facilitate this section, a responsibility where...

St. John’s Senate Update | Funding allocated for MDI and NYT digital subscriptions

By Ben Pults [email protected] The first meeting of the 2019-20 St. John’s Senate (SJS) was called to order this past Monday, April 29. The meeting included three requests for funding and the newly elected Senate began to get comfortable with their new...

CSB grad to head Best Buy

By Lydia Farmer [email protected] Who runs the world? Bennies. St. Ben’s graduate Corie Barry ’97 will take over as Best Buy’s first female chief executive officer (CEO) in June. “I took the role with a massive amount of humility and then genuine...

Final McCarthy poll surveys campus life

By Brendan Klein [email protected] Should CSB/SJU be one institution or two? How satisfied are you with housing? What do you believe are the strengths and weaknesses of CSB/SJU? These questions may sound familiar to those who participated in the latest...

Senior project creates lasting change in Flynntown

By Makenzie Horrigan [email protected] “Why wouldn’t people compost at SJU?” SJU senior Cormac Quinn, environmental studies major, asked that question for his senior thesis. Through his research, he quickly discovered nobody was composting because...

Sexual violence data released, policies to change

By Cullen Trobec [email protected] New CSB/SJU data provides an updated look at the campus climate surrounding sexual misconduct, as well as actual reported incidents of sexual misconduct at CSB/SJU in 2017-2018. During the 2017-18 academic year, the...

Variety

Take the tour of St. Joseph cribs

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following off-campus information was submitted by the 2018-2019 residents of the houses. The Blade Other names: “The Blade,” formerly “The Detour.” History: The house was built in 1904. Interesting fact: We have a dungeon basement that...

St. Joseph houses ranked

By Riley Drew and Liam Adam [email protected][email protected] As current CSB and SJU underclassmen dream of where they’ll live as seniors, we felt obliged to set the facts straight and layout what households hold the greatest value to its inhabitants,...

Beards and Brews | A Bad Habit brew and a farewell to you

By Patrick Quigley and Luke Olley [email protected][email protected] We all have bad habits. Some of us take the elevator up one floor in the Quad, some of us have not finished our FAEs yet and some of us go to too many NAMSAK’s on school nights....

Editor’s hot takes | Winter is here: ‘‘Game of Thrones’’ predictions

Editor’s note: SPOILER ALERT. Please take these predictions with a grain of salt. My only authority on these predictions come from discussions around campus and the fact that I have rewatched Season 7 many times already in 2019. I have not read any of the...

Editor’s hot takes | ‘‘We’re in the Endgame’’

Editor’s note: SPOILER ALERT. ‘‘Avengers: Endgame‘‘requires 22 movies’ worth of knowledge. Here are the six ‘stones’ of knowledge you need to enjoy the film. By Jack Wozniak [email protected] For CSB/SJU students, the weekend of April 26-27 has been...

Sports

Bennie Track & Field | Bennies run for the finish

By Matt Captain [email protected] The CSB track and field team recently had the Tommie Twilight meet, and has the MIAC Championships remaining. “Everybody seems to compete well when we are there [at St. Thomas] in general, because it is on our...

Bennie Golf | Bennies take second at Cobber Invite

By Jake McCormick [email protected] The CSB golf team, coming off a record 2017-18 season, sought to claim a 2018-19 MIAC tournament championship. The Bennies battled hard for the top spot last season but came up just short, taking 2nd place after...

Johnnie Baseball | Stock slugs his way to national awards

By Megan Dierberger [email protected] The 2019 season has proven to be a breakthrough year for Johnnies baseball player Joey Stock. The junior communication major from Cold Spring is from a family that lives, breathes and plays baseball. “My dad...

Johnnie Golf | Golfers aim for the NCAA tournament

By Jana Jenkins [email protected] The SJU golf team finished its fall season with a fourth-place finish at the MIAC Championships. Now, the No. 17 Johnnies (golfstat.com) are driving for a place in the NCAA tournament. The team opened their spring...

Bennie Softball | Staying focused

By Kayla Albers [email protected] The Minnesota weather has been unforgiving to spring sports this year, resulting in game delays and cancellations for the CSB softball team. The Bennies managed to play two conference double headers this past weekend...

Opinion/Editorial

Opinion | CSB/SJU should ban attendance requirements for classes

By Cormac Quinn [email protected] It’s been said that the only resource we truly have is our time. How we spend it defines who we are, and who we spend it with is a compliment of the highest regard. I’m confused, then, why attendance requirements can...

Opinion | ‘What can you do to prevent sexual assault?’

By Andrew Schmelzer [email protected] Movies and Spotify ads both attest the party lifestyle during college. However, they miss some of the deeper issues with the ‘college experience.’ While we can debate and discuss drinking culture, hookup culture...

Opinion | Whistleblowers should be protected to uphold freedom of speech

By Michael Schocker [email protected] It is a shame that many politicians who masquerade as Christians have seemingly never read the Bible. If only they had heeded the wisdom of the Gospels they would not be in the awkward position of having to...

Opinion | Homeless people should not be ignored in society

By Faye Williams [email protected] I was fortunate enough to travel home, to Colorado over Easter break. While in Colorado I spent several days in Denver with my family. Colorado is the most amazing state for so many reasons, and most people would...

Opinion | Academic transportation options are lacking

By Vanessa Servin and Shoua Thao [email protected][email protected] Have you ever found yourself scrambling to find a ride to an off-campus academic obligation? Fulfilling students’ transportation needs is a must if there is to be a functioning,...

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