by Saimah Shareef, Staff Writer The second and final Open Mic Night of the 2012-2013 academic year took place here at Benedictine University on the fifth floor of Kindlon Hall on Friday, April 26th. Beginning at 8:00 p.m., the event was free and open to all. It was sponsored by ResLife and organized and hosted […]Read more "Hidden talents come out to shine"
By Donny Kendal After a federal appeals court ruled against a statewide ban on concealed carry, Illinois lawmakers are scrambling to craft a comprehensive bill before the June 9th deadline. Illinois is the only state where people have no right to carry concealed firearms. This was deemed to be unconstitutional by a federal appeals court […]Read more "State: Illinois lawmakers crafting concealed carry bill"
By Donny Kendal A bipartisan group of Senators, dubbed the “Gang of Eight,” has introduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill that many see as long overdue. The plan has not been finalized, but advocates are excited by the progress. In an ABC News article, Representative Xavier Becerra said, “You’re not hearing a lot of talk […]Read more "National: Immigration reform debated in U.S. Congress"
by Syeda Zahra Khan, Staff Writer On April 17th, an explosion of the West Texas Fertilizer Company Plant rocked the tiny town of West, Texas, a small town of 2,500 people 75 miles outside of Dallas. This explosion left 14 people dead many of who were first responders from the fire department of West, more […]Read more "Texas town rocked by explosion"
Wednesday, April 24th at 5:37 p.m. University police responded to a report by a student who had personal property taken from the Rice Center locker room. BenU police coordinated with the cellphone that was stolen to track, since the phone had been left on. It was found located at Walgreens on Maple, where […]Read more "Police Reports"
by Amanda Jarzynski, Staff Writer Benedictine elected Joe Ward as the new President for the Student Senate on Thursday, April 25th. “I honestly feel great. This is one of the best accomplishments of my life. It really is a dream come true to say the least,” Ward reacts to the news of the election. “Every […]Read more "Student Senate President"
by Lauren Tabakhi, Staff Writer With only exam week remaining and the beautiful Chicago weather we’ve been having, summer is so close we could almost taste it! Although we will all definitely be in our most comfortable attire throughout finals week, there are definitely some gorgeous summer trends to look forward to! High-Low dresses […]Read more "Summer 2013 Fashion Trends"