By Jack Adams GUEST WRITER The Benedictine University Softball team had plenty to celebrate Saturday at the Lisle-Benedictine Sports Complex. Not only did the Lady Eagles sweep away Edgewood college for their 16th and 17th consecutive wins, they did so in perfect fashion, as senior Brittney Adcox threw a perfect game in game one … Continue reading Adcox joins perfect game club: Senior retires all hitters in game one on Saturday
Do you think Raffi Torres’ suspension is justified? 2. Are you worried about Albert Pujols’ lack of power so far this season? 3. Do you think Brendan Ryan went around on the last pitch of Phil Humber’s perfect game? Luke Stanczyk SPORTS EDITOR I think it’s a bit too much, but it’s good to … Continue reading From the sidelines
By John Pierri STAFF WRITER Both the men and women’s track and field teams placed fifth at the Concordia University-Chicago Cougar Invite. The men scored 63 points while the women finished with 56 points. Despite unfavorable weather conditions, there were some strong performances from the men as sophomore Tyler Monahan placed third in both … Continue reading Track battles elements, takes fifth
By Luke Stanczyk SPORTS EDITOR The Benedictine University Eagles baseball team completed a perfect 4-0 weekend with a double header sweep of the Concordia University Falcons in Wisconsin on Sunday. With the two wins, the Eagles remain in a three way tie with CUW and Aurora for second place in the Northern Athletics Conference standings. … Continue reading Baseball sweeps CUW: Now tied for second place in NAC
by Rohaina Hassan STAFF WRITER There’s a light patter of rain on the window as you look outside of your classroom. You’re dreading that minute class ends and you have to walk to your car. You glance at the screen on your phone; it’s the beginning of April. Spring is a time to renew, cleanse … Continue reading What to wear: rainy days
By Tarik Hrvo GUEST WRITER It’s been 12 years since the American Pie series was started in 1999, and it has returned for one last laugh with its final piece titled “American Reunion”. Popularly known as “The Hangover” of the 2000’s, the American Pie series has become a worldwide pop culture phenomenon over the … Continue reading Last sequel to “American Pie” hits big screen
By Kiran Munir STAFF WRITER For centuries, people have tried to look their best, and most often that includes keeping a fit figure. In order to maintain this ideal body image, some often starve themselves, especially before special occasions. For example, the day of marriage used to include worries about hair, makeup and dress … Continue reading Dangerous vs safe dieting
by Harjot Sangha STAFF WRITER After surviving a semester of sleepless nights, hard work and studying, there are now only three weeks separating summer break 2012 from us. Summer is a time marked with fun trips, sunburn, friends, family and a whole lot of fun. Amidst the relaxation part of summer, there is often … Continue reading Summer is here! What do I do?