The 2017 Annual Video Music Awards: The Most Anticipated Night in Pop Culture has Arrived and Never Disappoints

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

Benedictine University Begins Smoke-Free Campus Policy

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

Is Happiness a Commodity in Today’s Society?

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?

The Running Faucet Fallacy

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