By: Niko Burton Benedictine students showed what they are thankful for on Thursday night for the annual Benedictine Thanksgiving Dinner in the Krasa Cafeteria. Students began pouring into the Krasa Cafeteria as soon as the doors opened at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday evening to indulge in the annual feast. Large spreads of fruits and vegetables, … Continue reading Happy Benedictine Thanksgiving
By: Farwah Rizvi Many students participate in gift giving to the underprivileged and volunteering, especially during the holiday season. Johanne Jeudy is a junior biology major at Benedictine and is one student involved in giving to others. She is part of a program where people create dresses and send them to little girls in need. … Continue reading Dresses for Haiti
By: Azka Khan With almost five million children estimated to be affected by Typhoon Haiyan, UNICEF, the United States Fund, has already sent 60 metric tons of emergency supplies to combat with the aftermath. According to CNN, the current death toll due to the third major emergency to hit that area is almost 6,000 with … Continue reading Tasting the Change with UNICEF
By: Karly Sacco Before we know it, the colorful trees that fall brought slowly fade as winter takes over. The temperatures drop, and the holidays start to bombard people’s lives whether they are ready or not. Although these changes we are use to, some holiday traditions seem to be starting earlier each year. As soon … Continue reading Is it too early for Christmas Music?
By: Dana Mourad After hearing a lot of comments and receiving advices to try out the Sweet Tomato restaurant, I decided to give it a try. Unfortunately, I was not that satisfied with their food options. The actual food tasted fine, but perhaps Sweet Tomato is a better pick for vegetarians or those of … Continue reading Sweet Tomato might not be that sweet!
By: Hashim Arain The story of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has caught a lot of attention because of the absurdity of it all. According to the Las Vegas Sun, the Toronto City Council voted to take some powers away from Ford after he engaged in crude behavior, such as smoking crack cocaine on video, … Continue reading Step Down
By: Syeda Khan A strange and strong storm system ripped across several Midwest states on Sunday, November 17th. This storm system caused the spinoff of strong tornadoes that tore through homes and overturned cars along its path. Tornadoes went through Midwestern states including Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin and even right here in Illinois. Two southern states including … Continue reading Tragedy Rips through Midwest
By: Claire Kositzky Monmouth College beat the Benedictine Women’s basketball team this past Wednesday night with a close score of 74-57. The game was off to a rocky start until sophomore forward Briana Hamilton scored a three pointer to get the team back into the game. From here, the game was neck in neck. Both … Continue reading Monmouth defeats lady Eagles