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
By Therese Porod Father Theodore Suchy, O.S.B., passed away on Sunday after he fell in a bathroom at St. Procopius Abbey and hit his head, according to an email sent out by Father Becket, Assistant to the Abbot and Director of Abbey Advancement and Development. Father Suchy was a monk of St. Procopius Abbey and … Continue reading Father Theodore Suchy
Tuesday, October 16th at 11:38 p.m. University Police stopped a vehicle for failing to stop at the sign located in front of Birck Hall. The driver was found to have been smoking marijuana prior to the stop. The police searched the car and found drug paraphernalia. The driver was ticketed for a traffic violation. The … Continue reading Police Reports
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
By Saimah Shareef The Benedictine University Library has been celebrating American Archives Month with a series of events kicking off the grand opening of the special Archives Collection here at BenU. On Thursday, October 25th at 4:00 p.m., Julie Wroblewski, the Archives & Special Collections Librarian at BenU, gave a presentation on history of the … Continue reading BenU Celebrates American Archives Month
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’
By Carrie Roberts Halloween meant two things for me when I was a child: dressing up and free candy! When I was seven years old, I got something extra for Halloween – the flu. For a seven year old this was pretty devastating. There I sat on the couch watching my three sisters run around the house in their … Continue reading Who Are You?
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