BenU Students Present at the URSA Conference
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BenU Students Present at the URSA Conference

by Saimah Shareef, Staff Writer The URSA (Undergraduate Research Scholarship & Arts) conference took place in Krasa on Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Having the opportunity to work either individually or in groups, students give 12 minute talks and poster presentations on research projects, community projects, or projects in the arts … Continue reading

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“All about Frogs” event at BenU

by Farwah Rizvi, Staff Writer Making the noise “ribbet ribbet” and eating flies are not the only things frogs can do. In fact, they are actually a species that is vital to the health of an ecosystem. The perfect place to gain this knowledge is the event called ‘Frogs and Toads of Northern Illinois,’ which … Continue reading

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Track and Field opens outdoor season

by Tom Brown, Sports Editor Cook sets the record as Eagles start the outdoor season off strong. Both the Benedictine University men’s and women’s track and field teams began the outdoor portion of the 2013 season on Friday as they participated in the First Chance Invitational hosted by North Central College. Both teams had significant … Continue reading

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Eagles split with A.U.

by Tom Brown, Sports Editor The Benedictine University baseball team split a double header with Aurora University on Monday. In game one, the Eagles fell victim to a walk off homer as Aurora’s Cory Walden’s two run blast in the ninth won the game for the Spartans. The homerun capped a big day for Walden … Continue reading

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Eagles win one, lose one

By Mike Woolf, Staff Writer The Benedictine University softball team opened up conference play on Saturday, splitting a double-header with Aurora University. In game one of the double-header, the Eagles followed the lead of their starting pitcher, Melissa Guzior. Guizior, who threw a complete game, allowed just one run on six hits and two walks … Continue reading

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Golf opens up spring season

by  Tom Brown, Sports Editor The Benedictine University women’s golf team opened the spring portion of the 2013 season as they competed at the University of St. Francis invite on Friday and Saturday. The Eagles finished 12th at the event with a total of 876 team points. Alexis Wodowski led the Eagles as she was … Continue reading

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Men’s lacrosse rakes in another win

by Billy Toohey, Staff Writer The Benedictine University men’s lacrosse team continued their winning ways this past Saturday at MSOE by defeating the Raiders 16-6. With the win, the Eagles have now won two in a row and are 4-5 in the season and 2-1 in Midwest Lacrosse Conference play. The Eagle started strong, holding … Continue reading