Andrew Tran Staff Writer When most high schoolers apply for college their ACT/ SAT score and overall GPA extracurriculars are some factors by which the college admissions team decides if the student gets accepted into their University. For the student, distance, tuition cost, participation in athletics, and overall education are all factors in deciding which … Continue reading College Admissions: Merit or Money?
David Carey Sports Writer One of the best times of the year is upon us: March Madness. Filled with Cinderella teams and nonstop action where the best of the best in college basketball go head to head in a single elimination tournament. We have experienced the first two rounds of the tournament this past Thursday-Sunday … Continue reading Beyond the Madness
Zaakirah Mujid (News editor) Jennifer Flores (Editor-in-Chief) A former monk at St. Procopius Abbey and instructor at St Procopius College, Benedictine University's predecessor, was one of nearly 400 Catholic religious officials named in a report last week on sexual abuse within the church. Fr. Terence Fitzmaurice is suspected of abusing over a dozen boys in … Continue reading Former St. Procopius Monk and Instructor Named in Recent Report on Sex Abuse
Syeda Saberi News Writer Rape and fondling cases, as reported to BenU police, have slightly increased over the past few years. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education to President Donald Trump, has taken on a mission to change how universities will respond to assault allegations on campus. There were two cases of rape reported to BenU … Continue reading University rape stats and DeVos’ impact so far
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor Last week the 2019 Lollapalooza line-up was released, with Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots, The Strokes, Tame Impala, Flume, The Chainsmokers, and J Balvin listed as the headliners. The four-day Chicago music festival will be held August 1-4 in Grant Park. Among the extensive list of 181 different artists … Continue reading Shaquille O’Neal: Basketball… and Singing?
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor With the weather finally warming up, it’s time to start breaking out the clothes to match. This season there are some trends making a comeback, with some new trends as well. Over the past year, bike shorts paired with blazers have been on the rise. The pairing was not well received … Continue reading 2019 Spring Fashion Trends
Sara Nasif Staff Writer Law and Order SVU tells about the Special Victims Unit in New York City. Members of this unit handle despicable crimes involving sexual assault, domestic violence, or crimes involving children and minors. While the show addresses different stories and types of victims, its main focus is to shed … Continue reading Why Law and Order SVU is Important
Campus clubs evoke many reactions among students. The Candor's Perspectives Editor Dielle Ochotorena and Staff Writer Andrew Tran debate the merits and challenges of these organizations: Dielle It’s a lot of work to be committed to a club. The majority of students are commuters at Benedictine University so joining a club may derail … Continue reading Are School Clubs Dying? A Discussion