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Wicked Book Review

By Ana Koulouris WEB EDITOR Gregory Maguire’s Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West is not a companion novel to L. Frank Baum’s children’s book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. While the two works share several main characters, such as the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good, … Continue reading

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Silence is Golden

By Justin Thirstrup Pastoral Associate for Outreach I do not normally watch awards shows, but this year, I did watch the 84th Academy Awards with some interest.  I was waiting to see which film would win the Oscar for Best Picture, and much to my delight, that award went to The Artist. If you have … Continue reading

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A Pointless Referendum

By Hashim Arain STAFF WRITER  As violence continues, the Syrian regime of Bashar Al Assad has written a new constitution. The regime released a referendum on whether to implement the new constitution, which was voted on by the Syrian people. According to the Huffington Post, the main detail in this new constitution is that the … Continue reading

Looking Back on BenU
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Looking Back on BenU

by Therese Porod STAFF WRITER Benedictine University will be celebrating its 125th anniversary on Thursday, March 1 with a Founders’ Bash to honor alumni and celebrate current students. The Founder’s Day groundbreaking ceremony will be hosted for faculty and staff on Friday, March 2 at the farmhouse, which is being converted to a new Alumni … Continue reading