Kardashians Canceled After 20 Seasons

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Amber Syed - Scene Editor Photo Credit: U.S.sun.com Keeping Up with the Kardashians announced their last season will air in 2021. Their 20th season will air 14 years after their first episode. Kim Kardasian posted a throwback photo on her Instagram captioning it “Our last season will air early next year in 2021." She also … Continue reading Kardashians Canceled After 20 Seasons

Ties to Slavery Leads to Statue Removal

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Tim Folliard - Sports Editor Photo Credit: Dave Kettering, Telegraph Herald DUBUQUE, IA - Loras College has removed a statue of its founder, Bishop Mathias Loras, after new research confirmed that he was a slave owner. Bishop Loras owned a slave from 1836 to 1852. The slave, Marie Louise, was purchased in Mobile, Alabama. Bishop … Continue reading Ties to Slavery Leads to Statue Removal

Bears Claw Back to Beat the Lions

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Logan Shepard - Sports Writer The Chicago Bears started the season off with a 27-23 win against the Detroit Lions. Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky led the comeback as he threw three touchdown passes in the final quarter. After a disappointing 8-8 season, the Bears acquired Nick Foles from the Jacksonville Jaguars. This move gave Trubisky … Continue reading Bears Claw Back to Beat the Lions

Adapting to the Changes Around Us

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Sanampreet Kaur Bhullar - News Writer Photo Credit: chicago.comcast.com We have all lived under the global pandemic for most of this year and continue to face the harsh realities and uncertainties surrounding COVID-19. At this moment, we cannot control or predict the spread of the virus. Each event cancelled or rescheduled is a loss of … Continue reading Adapting to the Changes Around Us

Candor Clips – What’s Going on out West?

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Syeda Saberi - News Editor Photo Credit: Eric Risberg - Associated Press West Coast Wildfires West coast wildfire season has started and states like Oregon, Idaho, California and Washington are covered in thick smoke and orange skies. Health officials at NOAA’s National Weather Service have labeled this as a critical and elevated risk and warn … Continue reading Candor Clips – What’s Going on out West?

COVID-19 case on campus, resident

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The follow is an email sent Wednesday, Sept. 9 from the university: -------------- All, The welfare and safety of our community during this time is Benedictine University’s primary concern. We are writing to inform you of a recent development related to COVID-19. The University has consulted with local public health officials, reviewed recommendations from the CDC … Continue reading COVID-19 case on campus, resident

New Dining Experience on Campus

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BenUeats photo wall. Left to Right: Jen Manola, Director of Dining Services and Blake Masterson, Sous Chef. Photo Credit: Kaitlyn Estopare Kaitlyn Estopare - News Writer The Benedictine University dining services have been modified over the summer to provide a fun, vibrant and safe way to dine. In order to create a safer dining experience, … Continue reading New Dining Experience on Campus

Gigi Hadid’s Pregnancy Update

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Gigi Hadid's pregnancy photoshoot. Photo Credit: cosmopolitan.com Amber Syed - Scene Perspective One of the biggest announcements in the world of modeling and fashion during quarantine had to be Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik announcing their first pregnancy. They both have been keeping the pregnancy on the quiet side, but since their announcement everyone has … Continue reading Gigi Hadid’s Pregnancy Update

Everything You Need to Know About the new BenU Model

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Photo Credit: ben.edu Syeda Saberi - News Editor Benedictine University welcomed Kenneth F. Newbold, Jr., Ph.D. as the new provost as of May 2020 and has been communicating with students and faculty over the past few months  to introduce the new teaching models, which provides guidelines on how the Fall 2020 semester will work amidst … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About the new BenU Model

Kenosha Shootings Spark More Debates on Racism by Authorities

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Photo Credit: adn.com Syeda Saberi - News Editor The shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha Wisconsin this past Sunday sparked an outburst of BLM protests in the area. Blake who remains paralyzed but is out of critical condition was shot 7 times in the back by officers as he was reaching into his vehicle. State … Continue reading Kenosha Shootings Spark More Debates on Racism by Authorities

Sports Pushed Back to 2021

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Photo Credit: benueagles.com Tim Folliard - Sports Editor Benedictine Athletics announced that all events scheduled until December 31 would be postponed until 2021. The announcement comes after the NACC and many other Division III conferences making the same decision. The sports that have had competitions postponed include: Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Track & … Continue reading Sports Pushed Back to 2021