Jennifer Flores Editor in chief Jim Payne PhD., the Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs will leave Benedictine at the end of the semester. Dr.Payne announced his decision on January 25th to accept the job as the Dean of the College of Business Administration at The University of Texas at El Paso. The … Continue reading Provost Announces departure from Benedictine
Mike Santarelli Sports Editor DeVonte Wilson was selected as the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Student-Athlete of the Week after his dominant performance at the Squig Converse Invitational. The senior out of Junction City, Kansas, medaled in both the long jump (first) and the 60-meter dash (third) while competing against some of the nation’s best. “Things … Continue reading Track’s DeVonte Wilson Receives NACC Honor
Dielle Ochotorena Staff Writer More than a year after New York Times released an exposé of entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein, which documented sexual abuse allegations of young actresses, Weinstein is effectively blacklisted by Hollywood and currently faces a class action lawsuit and sex assault charges in several cities by several women who’ve reported sexual harassment … Continue reading We’ve Weathered Harvey Weinstein, Can We Survive R. Kelly?
Amber Syed Staff Writer The government shutdown began on December 22, 2018, and continued for 35 days, continuing into the new year. This all began to get funding for the Mexican border wall. The government shutdown cost the economy $11 billion, according to a new analysis from the Nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. Of that $11 … Continue reading Government Shutdown
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor Snow days are all fun and games; until there’s nothing to do. When the wind chill makes the temperature feel like it’s -40 degrees out, there may not seem like much to do other than staying in bed all day. However, at some point getting out of bed and actually putting … Continue reading Snow Day Blues= Fixed
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor Face masks are a fun way to relax, as well as a good way to take care of your skin, but buying expensive masks can make them tedious, and there are times when going to the store isn’t the best option, like when you’re halfway through your skin care routine and … Continue reading DIY Face Masks
David Carey Sports Writer It’s official: the Los Angeles Rams will be taking on the New England Patriots in 53rd annual Super Bowl this Sunday. The Patriots finished the season 11-5 under head coach Bill Belichick. The Patriots will be led by Quarterback Tom Brady—who is going for his fifth Super Bowl ring. The Patriots … Continue reading Super Bowl LIII Preview
Omair Ali Perspectives Editor There is no doubt that the anti-vaccine movement presents a formidable danger to our nation’s safety and well-being. “Anti-vaxxers” spread poorly-cited information that influences misinformed decision-making regarding vaccine use among many individuals in our country. They are also partly to blame for the rise in vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks. The efforts of … Continue reading We Need a Stigma-Free National Campaign For Vaccine Education