Andrew Tran Perspectives Editor As everyone navigates through the coronavirus outbreak and being quarantined at home, there have been some people stepping up to do some good for the community. For one couple, they have created blueprints for 3-D printing plastic surgical masks to constantly supply the medical workers on the frontlines treating those infected … Continue reading Positive Highlights: A Couple Design a Blueprint to Make 3-D Printed Surgical Masks for Healthcare Workers
Syeda Saberi News Editor While we are under quarantine, many people are claiming that this virus is allowing nature to reset its button and giving animals a chance at living their best life. Twitter user @cosodelirante tweeted of boars roaming the town and air pollution rates dropping with the deserted streets. “Nature is reclaiming its … Continue reading What Are Animals Up to During COVID-19?
Amber Syed Scene Editor In times of panic people typically fight or flight, but in the recent COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, people are not doing either. They are stocking up on toilet paper. The question running through many people's minds is why toilet paper out of all things? The first reason is people … Continue reading Why Stocking Up on Toilet Paper?
Amber Syed Scene Editor Humans being one of the most social animals needing constant human interaction, being stuck inside their homes constantly is a huge struggle. The first thing to do to keep your sanity is setting goals for yourself. These could be big overall goals or daily goals to continue. Harry Styles is a … Continue reading Ways to Stay Sane While in Quarantine
Below is a communication from the university: While there are currently no known cases of COVID-19 within the Benedictine community, we must do our part to combat the spread of this coronavirus. As such, the University has decided to take necessary steps to keep our students, faculty, staff and the greater community safe: Following … Continue reading Classes to be on-line only until April 6 due to virus
Sophia Mattimiro Editor-in-Chief Last Friday, March 6, a university-wide faculty and staff meeting was held to discuss Benedictine’s plans regarding the growing concern of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Benedictine’s Chief of Police, Dave Anderson, also sent a university wide email highlighting precautions the community should take to minimize risk of getting sick, and what to do … Continue reading Benedictine Taking Precautions in Case of Coronavirus
Sophia Mattimiro Editor-in-Chief On Tuesday, March 10, Goldenvoice announced that both music festivals Coachella and Stagecoach would be rescheduled for October. Originally Coachella was to take place in April, starting on Friday 10. Stagecoach, a country music festival also hosted by Goldenvoice, was set to be held on starting April 24. With Coachella being one … Continue reading Coachella Postponed Due to Coronavirus
Tim Folliard Sports Writer Anderson, Fleming and Garcia will all compete at the 2020 NCAA Div. III Indoor Championships. Photo courtesy of benueagles.com and naccsports.com. After completing their fifth consecutive indoor conference title, the men’s track team is sending three athletes to compete at nationals. Matt Fleming, Marcos Garcia and DJ Anderson all enter the … Continue reading Three Track Athletes Returning to Indoor Nationals
Joey Spahn Sports Editor Spending 20-years in one place is a long time, but is that incentive enough to make the ‘greatest quarterback of all time’ stay in the only place he’s known? Over the past NFL season, there has been constant discussions as to where Tom Brady will go. Now 42, he is not … Continue reading What is Next for Tom Brady?
Syeda Saberi News Editor This past Saturday, BenU Red Cross participated in a community pantry drive event to help distribute food to members of the DuPage county area. Students were able to assist in packing food and creating to go boxes of non-perishable goods that were given to those in need. With this event, the … Continue reading BU Red Cross Hosts Pantry Drive
Tim Folliard Sports Writer Last week, Dean of Students, Marco Masini, announced in an email that cricket is coming to Benedictine University. The club anticipates to start in the fall of 2020. The email was asking students to “to assist with the planning and implementation of this global sport for our campus.” Cricket is played … Continue reading Cricket Coming to Benedictine
Joey Spahn Sports Editor After losing in the conference tournament both the men and women’s basketball teams were patiently waiting to see if their name would be called to play in the most honorable tournament of the season; the NCAA Division III basketball tournament. Both Eagles squads took a huge sigh of relief as the … Continue reading Dancing to the NCAA Tournament
Amber Syed Scene Editor About a month ago, the groundhogs did not see their shadows this year which means spring is springing forward pretty quickly! With spring coming so quickly Starbucks is ready to bring out their new spring drinks. This year they are coming out with two new drink flavors and two new breakfast … Continue reading Starbucks New Spring Drinks
Amber Syed Scene Editor Most people are ready for winter coats to go back into the closet and be able to shop for some new things for the spring season. This year has some new color trends that are super fun. The first color trend is Flame Scarlet. This is a very bright and bold … Continue reading 2020 Spring Color Trends
Syeda Saberi News Editor Tennessee was hit with a deadly tornado that tore up nearly 140 buildings and resulted in at least 25 deaths* according to apnews.com. The tornadoes were categorized as EF-3 and turned East Nashville to dust and rubble this past Tuesday. The national guard responded to the emergency storm that had people … Continue reading The Candor Clips
Syeda Saberi News Editor Benedictine University will be holding their 30th annual health professions fair next Wednesday, March 11th, from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm in Goodwin Hall. The health fair will give students the chance to meet with professional, graduate, and post bachelor schools with medical programs to understand the requirements of applying to … Continue reading 30th Annual Health Professions Fair
Andrew Tran Perspectives Editor When people think of purchasing running shoes, they usually think of Nike as one of their top choices especially in selecting shoes especially for long distances. More recently, marathon runners have taken a keen interest in Nike’s newest running shoe, the ZoomX Vaporfly. The shoes has thrusted into the spotlight due … Continue reading Nike’s Vaporflys and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Sophia Mattimiro Editor-in-Chief This past weekend on Friday, February 21st and Saturday, February 22nd, The Candor editors attended the Illinois College Press Association’s annual conference in Chicago. The staff took home 5 different awards. Every year student newspapers across the state enter pieces they have published to be recognized by the ICPA in an awards … Continue reading The Candor Wins 5 Awards at ICPA
Amber Syed Scene Editor A public memorial was held for one of the best basketball players possibly of all time. On January 19, 2020 Kobe died and so did his daughter Gianna. His wife Vanessa Bryant held a eulogy for him that was not only very emotional for her but also everyone else who watched … Continue reading Remembering Kobe and Gianna Bryant
Amber Syed Scene Editor On February 22 both Zayn Malik and Jake Paul were in Las Vegas for a big boxing match. According to Cosmopolitan, the next day Paul took to Twitter and wrote saying Malik was a little guy and had an attitude. He also added in that he started off his fame as … Continue reading Gigi Hadid Slams Jake Paul
Joey Spahn Sports Editor Picked to finish fourth this year in conference, the Eagles softball team is hungrier now more than ever to prove the doubters wrong. The ladies' first game is almost upon us as they head down to Florida on March 13th to begin their 2020 season. “This is the first time we … Continue reading Women’s Softball Season Preview
Tim Folliard Sports Writer HOUSTON ASTROS’ SIGN-STEALING IS BASEBALL’S NEWEST SCANDAL In a sport that has been historically plagued by cheating, the Houston Astros are in the middle of another scandal. This scandal accuses the Astros for using cameras to steal opposing team’s pitching signs during the 2017 season. The Astros ended up winning the … Continue reading Are the Astros Guilty of Sign Stealing?
Syeda Saberi News Editor Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, which is a six-week period of prayer, fasting, and charity leading up to Easter. For many Christians, it is one of the most important events that marks the sacrifice of Jesus Christ and his time in the desert for 40 days. During Lent, some … Continue reading Ash Wednesday at Benedictine
Syeda Saberi News Editor 15-year-old Sergio Hernandez Mexican teenager was fatally shot by border patrol when he was playing with some of his friends near El Paso, Texas back in 2010. One of the boys was detained by the border patrol agent while Hernandez ducked behind a pole. One of the bullets shot by the … Continue reading Candor Clips