by Stacy De Leon NEWS EDITOR To aid students in retrieving articles and books from outside libraries, BenU implemented the online tool, called ILLiad, last month. The program is designed to help students and faculty members efficiently track their article and book shipments. Prior to ILLiad, students would receive an email confirmation once they made … Continue reading BenU library implements new online interlibrary loan tool
by Therese Porod STAFF WRITER First responders are giving credit to Benedictine University for the skills and abilities they learned and attained in becoming effective leaders. This year, the first responders will be reunited for the 10 year anniversary of the beginning of the Benedictine University First Responder Program. A press release sent from … Continue reading First responders say thanks to BenU
by Kulsum Musani STAFF WRITER From Mar. 15 to Apr. 15, the Office of Stewardship Development is hosting “Donor Awareness Month” to honor of all those who have supported the University. It will allow students to share their appreciation to the donors of Benedictine. “Donors are extremely important to the University and our students because … Continue reading Donor Awareness Month at BenU: Students show their appreciation to Benedictine’s donors
by Rabia Choudhry STAFF WRITER On Mar. 29, Benedictine will be joining the St. Baldrick’s craze by hosting its first ever St. Baldrick’s event. St. Baldrick’s is a volunteer-driven organization that donates for children cancer research and provides survivors with long lives. The common fundraiser is a head-shaving event where people choose to shave their … Continue reading Going bald to fight cancer
Editorial Board: Samantha Jones | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Herman Melville once said, “We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.” There are more than seven billion people in our world today: seven billion lives that are all intertwined in some way. When it comes down to it, we all … Continue reading Editorial: Giving life, giving hope
by Kulsum Musani STAFF WRITER Trust science to come up with a reason behind phenomenons most of us take for granted. Take daydreaming, for example. Psychologists estimate that daydreams occupy one-third to one-half of a person’s thoughts while he or she is awake. A study done by Malia Mason at the Harvard Medical School … Continue reading An escape from reality?
by Harjot Sangha STAFF WRITER Social media is being blown up by causes, and just like anything else, there are always two sides to the story. I am not here to convince you to support a specific stance or do this or that. My only advice to you is to get informed! You may feel … Continue reading Coming together to unite and demand justice around the entire world
by Mark Kurowski GUEST COLUMNIST Trayvon Martin, the young man gunned down by the Neighborhood Watch patrol in Florida, is yet another example of something underlying all interactions with our culture. It is the principle of “Thingification,” as espoused by the late theologian James B. Torrance. Torrance believed that idolatrously, we embrace others as … Continue reading My Spiritual Advisor: Consider yourself…human