By Mike Woolf The Benedictine University Volleyball team experienced yet another great week last week winning 4 out of 5 games, improving their record to 15-1 on the season. The week started with a win in three sets against conference rival Aurora University Tuesday in front of a good home crowd at the Rice Center. … Continue reading Another Productive Week for Eagles
Graduating seniors talk about their Benedictine student athlete experience as well as their plans after graduation By Tom Brown For this week’s edition of Forever Eagles, I sat down with Women’s cross country runner Jordan Cart. Cart has been on the cross country team for four years now and has been a captain for 3 … Continue reading Forever Eagles
By Steve Kositzky Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Augustana College Brissman-Lundeen invitational this past Friday. The women placed 24th out of 32 teams while the men finished 25thout of 24 in a highly competitive meet that featured over a 1000 runners in the two races combined. Junior Emma Berndt … Continue reading Cross Country Competes at Augustana
By Amanda Stachowicz In a previous edition of The Candor, Mark Kurowski, a director at BU, wrote an article called, “Packing faith makes you more attractive,” an article about how students should not lose their religion during college. The article tries to be open-minded and accepting of others, but it provides an unfortunate example of the … Continue reading I Didn’t Forget Anything, I’m Just Irreligious: A Response to Mark Kurowski
By Aisha Sarvana Apple finally introduced the iPhone 5 this past week. While many of the iFans are on cloud nine in response, others are somewhat disheartened with Apple. The new iPhone will be pleasing to many loyal customers with its improvements and upgrades from previous models. On the other hand, there is nothing about … Continue reading iPhone 5: To buy or not to buy?
By Mahira Musani Through the many presidential elections in America’s history, there has never been a third party candidate who won. Never. Sure, certain presidents joined other parties and even ran for office under those parties; Martin Van Buren won when he ran with the Democratic Party in 1837, but lost when he ran again … Continue reading Democratizing the Debate
By Mark Kurowski Do drugs, have sex, binge drink, cheat? OK, then! This is the column for you! Check all that apply: you have had too many partners with whom you have had sex. You have paid enough to send a drug dealer’s kids to college. You have binged so many times that it makes … Continue reading Confessions: A way out, a way forward
By Ayesha Siddiqui Meet Eden. Eden was taught to shimmy in miniature showgirl costumes, wink and blow kisses to judges, suggestively tear away Velcro pieces of her ensembles and strut around in her bathing suit in public. Eden is an American child beauty pageant queen who got her fame from “Toddlers and Tiaras”. Want to … Continue reading Your Little Girl vs. A Big Pageant Princess