Jacqueline Gorr Scene Editor The MTV video music awards took place at the The Forum arena in Los Angeles California on Sunday, August 27, 2017. The MTV Video Music Awards are always known for iconic moments that are never forgotten. Some of those moments would include Beyoncé announcing her pregnancy, Kanye West interrupting Taylor Swift … Continue reading The 2017 Annual Video Music Awards: The Most Anticipated Night in Pop Culture has Arrived and Never Disappoints
Logan Hanson Editor-In-Chief The Benedictine University Lisle campus has changed its Smoking/Tobacco policy to prohibit the use of tobacco products, smoking and vaping on campus that began August 1st. In an email sent to the students, the University made the change, “In consideration of the health risks to community members, environmental impact and community member … Continue reading Benedictine University Begins Smoke-Free Campus Policy
Omair Ali Perspectives Editor Throughout the evolution of American culture, the collective definition of happiness has seen massive changes. Money did not always play a substantial role in obtaining happiness in the daily life of an American, especially before the rise of the economy, but what about today? We live in a thriving, globalized economy … Continue reading Is Happiness a Commodity in Today’s Society?
Kyle Bock Sports Editor After posting the best record for Benedictine baseball since the 2013 season (24-18), the baseball team sent five players to continue playing in the Northwoods League and the Prospect League. In these leagues, the Benedictine players played against top players from around the country and followed in the footsteps of players … Continue reading Baseball Summer Recap
Kyle Bock Sports Editor Summer break has come to an end, students have returned to campus and fall is upon us. That can only mean one thing: the Benedictine football season is ready to begin. Eagles football returns on September 2nd when they open their season against the sixth nationally ranked Wheaton College at the … Continue reading Football Season Preview
Kyle Bock Sports Editor The Benedictine Eagles softball team had yet another successful season finishing with a 34-13 record, and brought home their second straight NACC Championship. The Eagles would fall to the University of Wisconsin La-Cross in the Regional stage, but it was still a successful season for the Eagles. The Eagles were led … Continue reading Softball Season Recap
Omair Ali Perspectives Editor Environmental conservation is an ethical mindset that resonates with many people today. But people pay little attention to the intricacies of stewardship, which includes monitoring one’s own water usage. Many people, regardless of their beliefs in environmental conservation, will fail to adhere to all their eco-principles and end up with gaping … Continue reading The Running Faucet Fallacy
Emily Nitti Staff Writer Taylor Swift’s new song “Look What You Made Me Do” has already broken multiple records in the first week of its release. According to Eonline.com, the Swift single set the global first day streaming record on the popular music app Spotify. If that wasn’t enough the song’s lyric music video broke … Continue reading New TSwift Song is a Record Breaker