Mike Santarelli Sports Editor The fourth AVCA Division III Coaches Poll was released on Tuesday with The Eagles making their way into the top five. Benedictine was spotted at #9 in last week’s ranking. On Friday, the Eagles beat #2 Carthage College in four sets. Benedictine has wasted no time this season. Their 7-1 record … Continue reading Men’s Volleyball Climbs to 5th in Nation
Zaakirah Mujid News Editor Benedictine is encouraging students of every major to attend Career Fair 2019. The annual event will take place at Moraine Valley Community College this Friday, February 15th from 10am- 3pm. BenU is a member of the College Career Consortium of IL, and only students/alumni of member schools are allowed into Career … Continue reading Yearly Employment Fair happening Friday
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor Singles Day is a day widely recognized in China for celebrating being single, and the opposite of Valentine’s Day. Singles Day is on November eleventh, or 11/11, and ironically will take place on a Monday this year. However, Singles Day is a long way off, and Valentine’s Day is just … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Isn’t Just About Couples
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor Social justice issues may appear to be on the rise. Jokes on the internet circulate about how hard it is to discuss topics in fear of offending people. However, the misconception of a rise in issues is just a rise in awareness. One of the big issues talked about today, and … Continue reading Blackfishing- The Modern Blackface?
Dielle Ochotorena Perspective Editor Andrew Tran Staff Writer Psychologists, sociologists, and journals have spent decades studying and critiquing parents and their parenting styles’ effect on their children. They insist that hyper-parenting doesn’t work and only creates a generation of kids who don’t know how to function independently away from their parents. But a new paper … Continue reading Helicopter Parenting Works in Theory but not in Reality
Zaakirah Mujid News Editor Benedictine will have a Valentine’s Day activity-hunt and several themed treats available tomorrow for students. There will be a “fond-of-you” sweet treats table during the common hour; free chocolate treats will be available in Kindlin lobby. This event is sponsored by Commuter Services. A “heart hunt” activity will take place starting … Continue reading A Date with Ben(U)
Mike Santarelli Sports Editor The Benedictine Eagles Track & Field Teams competed at the Olivet Nazarene Open on Saturday where the women’s 4 x 800-meter relay broke a school record that was set in 1998. “Getting to be a part of something as big as a school record was truly an honor for the … Continue reading Women’s Relay Breaks School Record of 20 Years
Zaakirah Mujid News Editor I went around campus yesterday and asked non- African American students a question: Why is it important that BenU celebrates Black History Month? That question was not answered right away. One non-African American male BenU student wondered why African Americans deserve a whole month? So many other groups are oppressed, he … Continue reading Are you thinking ‘Do African Americans deserve a whole month?’