Why Girls Should Not Join Boy Scouts

Kathleen Rusch Staff Writer The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced that they would allow girls into their organization to appeal to busy single-parent and millennial families on October 11. The announcement, at first, seems like a kind gesture from an organization that has made many progressive decisions over the last few years, including allowing … Continue reading Why Girls Should Not Join Boy Scouts

ESPN Cancels Barstool Sports Show After Premiere Episode

Ryden Scarnato Staff Writer ESPN has canceled their newest show, Barstool Van Talk, after airing only one episode last week. The show involved a partnership between “The worldwide leader in sports” ESPN and the satirical blog, Barstool Sports. The cancellation was due in part to ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown Host Sam Ponder criticizing the company … Continue reading ESPN Cancels Barstool Sports Show After Premiere Episode

Water Main Break Causes Problems For Founders’ Woods

Jennifer Flores Staff Writer A water main break on campus caused water flow to be minimized in Founders’ Woods that left many residents inconvenienced due to lack of water in their apartments the on Sunday October 15th. Heavy rains throughout the weekend seemed to cause the water main break that left residents without water for … Continue reading Water Main Break Causes Problems For Founders’ Woods

Benedictine University Open Mic and Slam Poetry Night

Zaakirah Mujid Staff Writer Benedictine University hosted its annual poetry slam/open mic night Thursday night in CoalBen, where students, staff and community members got the opportunity to read, rap and/or sing their original poems. The event gave students and faculty members the opportunity to share their original pieces that have a significant meaning to their … Continue reading Benedictine University Open Mic and Slam Poetry Night

Fempower Hosts Clothesline Project for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Jennifer Flores Staff Writer The Fempower Club found a way to bring attention to Domestic Violence Awareness Month when they held their clothesline project this Tuesday in the BenUnion Underground. The project consisted of participants decorating T-shirts with empowering messages relating to domestic violence and assault . This is the second year that the project … Continue reading Fempower Hosts Clothesline Project for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Black Student Union Hot Topic: ‘Kneel for What?’

Zaakirah Mujid Staff Writer This month’s Black Student Union hot topic discussion: kneeling during the national anthem was discussed by students in the Krasa presentation room. The discussion was prompted when San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem during the last NFL season. Kaepernick did this in protest of police brutality … Continue reading Black Student Union Hot Topic: ‘Kneel for What?’