Repair bill for Birck could reach $1 million

By Therese Porod   The cost to repair the damage from this weekend’s flood in Birck Hall could reach $1 million, according to Mercy Robb, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications. Benedictine University Police are still investigating the situation, in which an unidentified person  activated a lab shower at the wash station on the third … Continue reading Repair bill for Birck could reach $1 million

Family Weekend Celebration

By Therese Porod Families at Benedictine University came together this past weekend to celebrate the treasured time with BenU family and friends. Sponsored by Benedictine’s Parent Association, with student volunteers, the event encouraged families to take part in several events on campus. “The feedback I have received from parents has been wonderful regarding Family Weekend, … Continue reading Family Weekend Celebration

Obama versus Romney, Round 3: A Day of ‘Horses and Bayonets’ and ‘Crippling Sanctions’

By Mahira Musani The third and final presidential debate was held on Monday, October 22nd at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. The subject of this debate was foreign policy and was moderated by CBS’s Bob Schieffer. After watching this debate, I realized: 1. America under Romney would be exactly the same as Obama, with a few exceptions in economy … Continue reading Obama versus Romney, Round 3: A Day of ‘Horses and Bayonets’ and ‘Crippling Sanctions’

European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

By Syeda Khan This year’s 2012 Nobel Peace prize award goes to the European Union and according to voanews.com, it has sparked a lot of outrage between political and social commentators who describe it as a “Travesty of justice.” The European Union was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for promoting peace, democracy and human rights over the past six decades. … Continue reading European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize