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Signs around campus

By Farwah Rizvi No Benches, no Trees, no Amenities. Signs like these were posted all over the quad to commemorate Tuition Free Day. This day symbolizes the day tuition is no longer sufficient to pay for the cost of attendance at Benedictine University and donors cover the rest. This idea was created by Jessica Gissal in 2009, who attended a conference that detailed different ways colleges & universities … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day in Syria

By Ronia Aasar Many people living in the United States are probably not aware that last Thursday, March 20th, was Mother’s Day in the Middle East. For many of those living in the Arab world, it was a time of celebration and acknowledging all that mothers contribute to their children and society. In many households, gifts were given … Continue reading

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Something smells a little fishy

By Kiran Munir, Staff Writer “Sushi is raw fish” is the popular belief held by many Americans. However, sushi is not raw fish. In fact, sushi does not even need to contain fish at all. Raw fish is actually sashimi not sushi. But the wrong implication leaves many people unwilling to sample sushi.  Although fish does not have … Continue reading

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Lacrosse wins First Game in History

By Tom Brown The Benedictine University women’s Lacrosse team made history Tuesday night as they won the first game in program history, beating University of Dubuque 19-4 at the Sports Complex. After Dubuque scored the initial goal, BenU went on a 10-0 run and took a 15-2 lead in the first half then outscored Dubuque 4-2 in … Continue reading