Andrew Tran Perspectives Editor I am just waiting for this story to show up on Netflix as the next new, viral romantic movie after this outbreak. This is the literal love story sweeping the internet by storm; Jeremy Cohen decided to ask his neighbor across the street to a date, except he did by writing … Continue reading Dating During A Global Pandemic: It’s Still Possible!
Joey Spahn Sports Editor In these dire times good news is hard to come by, fortunately enough for the Benedictine community there is good news amongst us all. Recently, the Provost Search Committee, after months of consideration, have found their faith in Kenneth F. Newbold, Jr., Ph.D. He will be taking the place of interim … Continue reading Benedictine Announces New Provost
Amber Syed Scene Editor The Covid-19 virus, or coronavirus, pandemic is affecting everyone around Illinois. The residents at Palatine have taken advantage of the free time they have, because almost everything is closed. They formed a volunteer group, Helping Neighbors Around Palatine (HNAP). According to Patch, these volunteers help assist people in their area with … Continue reading Palatine Helping People During These Hard Times
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