BenU screens 13 Reasons Why with Panel Discussion

Zaakirah Mujid News Writer The first episode of the Netflix original series, 13 Reasons Why, shown Tuesday night in Goodwin Hall Auditorium brought students together to talk signs of suicidal peers and prevention. A four person panel discussion, comprised of psychologists and social workers, followed the showing of the Netflix hit. The show tells the … Continue reading BenU screens 13 Reasons Why with Panel Discussion

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Takes Over the Weekend

Claudia Rojas Staff Writer Kingsman: The Golden Circle, the sequel to the popular film, Kingsman: The Secret Service, has officially knocked the hit horror film, IT, out of first place in the box office this past weekend. Opening Friday and calculating through Sunday, Kingsman has earned approximately $39 million, according to The Washington Post. Directed … Continue reading Kingsman: The Golden Circle Takes Over the Weekend

The Importance of Balancing Perspectives and Protecting the Integrity of Free Speech

Omair Ali Perspectives Editor There appear to be ignominious forces nationwide that police college grounds through protest, harm, and civil unrest. This deplorable behavior can sometimes call for heckling during a convocation address or spending $600,000 to insure the safety at an event (and also to avoid a deadly altercation with domestic terror groups). In … Continue reading The Importance of Balancing Perspectives and Protecting the Integrity of Free Speech

Benedictine University Should Establish a Policy that Protects Free Speech on Campus

Omair Ali Perspectives Editor Benedictine Identity Supports Openness to New Perspectives With the way other university student bodies have treated many of their invited guest speakers, it is not unreasonable to assume that controversial guest speakers who are invited to speak at Benedictine University could be welcomed with similar disrespect by students. Thus, it is … Continue reading Benedictine University Should Establish a Policy that Protects Free Speech on Campus

DeVos Repeals Obama Administration Sexual Assault Guidelines

Kathleen Rusch Staff Writer On September 22, the Trump Administration’s Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, rescinded the Obama Administration’s campus sexual assault guidelines, inciting anger and concern among students and faculty over student protections on campuses across the country. The guidelines, originally implemented in 2011, were in response to multiple reports of institutions failing to … Continue reading DeVos Repeals Obama Administration Sexual Assault Guidelines