Fempower’s Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood Runs Counter to BenU Values, States University

Logan Hanson Sports Editor The Benedictine student organization Fempower, who had initially raised money for Planned Parenthood, were told by members of the Benedictine administration to donate the funding raised to a different organization. The issue with the donation going to Planned Parenthood was that the organization goes against the Benedictine core values and the … Continue reading Fempower’s Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood Runs Counter to BenU Values, States University

Spring Ball Brings Together Students to Have a Good Time

Jessica Buettner Staff Writer Each semester, the Programming Board hosts a dance for the students to enjoy; the Homecoming dance in the fall and Spring Ball in the spring. Spring Ball took place this past weekend at the LondonHouse Hotel ballroom in downtown. The dance has become popular with the students because they really do … Continue reading Spring Ball Brings Together Students to Have a Good Time

The Bachelor’s Chris Soules in Jail for Allegedly Leaving the Scene of Deadly Car Crash

Emily Nitti Staff Writer Bachelor alum Chris Soules was arrested at 1:16 a.m. on Tuesday after a deadly car crash in Buchanan County, Iowa. The 35 year old Soules is still in custody and has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal car accident that left one person dead. Soules was not charged … Continue reading The Bachelor’s Chris Soules in Jail for Allegedly Leaving the Scene of Deadly Car Crash

U.S. Leadership Not Doing Enough to Address Hate Crimes

Omair Ali Perspectives Editor The proliferation of hate crimes across America has not only coincided with drastic changes in our government’s leadership last year but also has continued with this new leadership. This is because our government has not produced a timely, measured response to address a growing problem in the public. Prevalence of Hate … Continue reading U.S. Leadership Not Doing Enough to Address Hate Crimes

Why Eating Beef is Bad for the Environment

Omair Ali Perspectives Editor When people think about the environment, they usually think of fossil fuels, plastic pollution, and excessive water usage. But people are not aware of the whole spectrum of issues that make up human-driven environmental malice. For instance, many people do not understand the direct impact of the cattle industry on the … Continue reading Why Eating Beef is Bad for the Environment