by Tom Brown SPORTS EDITOR On Saturday August 25, the Benedictine University Sports Complex played host to nationally-recognized bands Neon Trees and The All-American Rejects as part of Ben Fest 2012. The event, sponsored by Navistar, served as the finale of welcome weekend for the new freshman class of 2016. The event began … Continue reading BENFEST 2012
by Sarah Jaber Coffee stains my porcelain cup as ink spills on to this neatly penned page. Blotted with unease, spilled with grace; what’s permanent and imperfect is not always flawed. Imperfection clings to me and yet it frees me. I feel liberated from straight lines and boundaries. I seek bold images and lasting impressions. … Continue reading Photography Spotlight
by Kiran Munir STAFF WRITER Hard to believe college is back in session; feels like it was only yesterday that we we’re taking our finals and finally having the bliss of sleeping half the day away. Gone are the times when a typical day consisted of shopping, going to the beach, traveling, or just going … Continue reading Getting back into the school groove
Editorial Board: Nooreen Moinuddin | Perspectives Editor Claiming to be the “land of the free” and “home of the brave” is an easy thing to do. However, actions always speak louder than words. We live in a country in which we are promised the freedom to practice our religion without fear of oppression or discrimination, … Continue reading Land of the free?
by Mark Kurowski GUEST COLUMNIST Did you pack everything? What did you forget? Did you have to run to the store when you got here? I usually forget shampoo. Maybe it is because I have short hair, but I usually forget the shampoo. So, as you find your classes for the fall semester and get … Continue reading Packing faith makes you more attractive
by Tom Brown SPORTS EDITOR This summer Benedictine University made many improvements for their student athletes that will be tested for the first time this fall. The biggest project of the summer was installing a new performance enhancing AstroTurf in the Benedictine Sports Complex. “The new turf is major benefit to all of our … Continue reading Improvements Have Athletics on Right Track
By Mark Rubel So far this summer has been a treat or a disaster when it comes to watching your Chicago baseball. The White Sox have taken the baseball world by surprise and played great baseball. The Cubs have also been playing consistent but in a bad way First let’s start with the Cubs. They … Continue reading A Tale of Two Teams: Mark Rubel gives his take on everything pro sports
by Zaid Siddiqui STAFF WRITER Ten games into the 2011-2012 NFL season, the Chicago Bears were one of the hottest teams in the NFL and looked as if they were on their way back to their 2nd consecutive NFC championship game. After starting the year 7-3, the team’s Super Bowl hopes came crashing down with … Continue reading Expectations are high for the Bears