BU Tattoos

Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor The people who make up Benedictine University’s community come from different backgrounds and lifestyles. Getting a tattoo, or multiple can reflect those backgrounds and life experiences. Alexander Worrell is a freshman at BenU. He is from Chicago, and he came to BenU to study for a business management degree. Worrell is … Continue reading BU Tattoos

Comments/concerns on BenU’s food services   

Zaakirah Mujid News Editor   Student Senate Outreach held a Town Hall meeting this month on food service concerns. Students had the opportunity to speak about possible improvements for A’viands. The Director of Food Services, Bill Reich, was in attendance to respond to students. “Student enrollment has decreased, so a long- term vision is to improve … Continue reading Comments/concerns on BenU’s food services   

BenU’s GLOW responds to Smollett’s arrest

Zaakirah Mujid News Editor   Hollywood actor Jessie Smollett, who is black and gay, reported to police last week that two men attacked him while shouting racist/ homophobic statements at him. The President of BenU’s GLOW (Gay, Lesbian, or whoever you are), released a statement yesterday in response to Smollett’s claims. After reporting the hate … Continue reading BenU’s GLOW responds to Smollett’s arrest

What Do We Need to Know About Climate Change Before the Teach-In?

Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor   It seems redundant to say climate change is a pressing issue we all know directly affects our lives as a global society. We should be saving our planet regardless of political alliances, nationalities, and race because we're living on it. Last I checked there is only one Earth and one … Continue reading What Do We Need to Know About Climate Change Before the Teach-In?

Is Diplomacy a Dying Art? The U.S. Pulls Out of Nuclear Treaty With Russia

  Claire Boyle Staff Writer     On February 1, 2019, the Trump administration announced the United States’ (U.S). withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia which has maintained peace since the Cold War. Trump’s withdrawal of the INF Treaty is risky because the agreement’s main goal was to foster security between … Continue reading Is Diplomacy a Dying Art? The U.S. Pulls Out of Nuclear Treaty With Russia

Shooting in Aurora Hits Close to Home For Benedictine Students

Sara Nasif Staff Writer A tragic incident took place in Aurora, Illinois at a manufacturing plant about 17 miles away from Benedictine University on Friday, February 15th. Unfortunately, it was not an uncommon occurrence in today’s society. According to the authorities, the shooter was identified as Gary Martin who was fired from the plant. Martin’s … Continue reading Shooting in Aurora Hits Close to Home For Benedictine Students