Helicopter Parenting Works in Theory but not in Reality

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

A Date with Ben(U)

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)

Are you thinking ‘Do African Americans deserve a whole month?’ 

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?’