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Diabetes Dash

by Amanda Jarzynski, Staff Writer Benedictine University is hosting its first ever Diabetes Dash on April 3rd in Kindlon 126 at 12:30 p.m. This event is open to students and faculty who want to learn more about the constant struggle people have with diabetes in an understandable and creative way.  The purpose of this relay … Continue reading

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Important minerals

by Payal Shukla, Staff Writer As college students, it’s definitely hard to get in all of the daily nutrition our bodies need because we simply don’t always have time to eat very nutritious meals. There are a plethora of important minerals that our bodies need in order to perform optimally. Here are the minerals that … Continue reading

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What’s with the Bipolar Weather?

by Kiran Munir, Staff Writer Lately, Chicago has been experiencing some crazy weather patterns, like 58 degrees in the months of January and February and then getting one of the heaviest snowfalls and sub-zero temperatures in the last few days of March. Additionally, other parts of the world are experiencing similarly strange weather patterns. Inevitably, … Continue reading

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Thriller of the month: The Call

by Dana Mourad, Staff Writer Scoring number 2 on the US Box Office list last week, the movie “The Call” will leave you speechless. Open in theatres since March 15th, it is currently being played in movie theatres across the area. The definition of a thriller, “The Call” does an excellent job at stirring up … Continue reading

Francis our Pope and Francis our Bishop
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Francis our Pope and Francis our Bishop

By Therese Porod After the unexpected news of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, people awaited the next move of the Church. The world tuned in as everyone’s eyes were on the little chimney that would signal the decision of the conclave. White smoke finally rose on March 13th, signaling the conclusion of a chaotic … Continue reading