Positive Highlights: A Couple Design a Blueprint to Make 3-D Printed Surgical Masks for Healthcare Workers

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

Classes to be on-line only until April 6 due to virus

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

Benedictine Taking Precautions in Case of Coronavirus

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

Coachella Postponed Due to 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

Three Track Athletes Returning to Indoor Nationals

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

Nike’s Vaporflys and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

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

The Candor Wins 5 Awards at ICPA

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

Candor Clips

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