Oh, the weather outside is frightful!
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Oh, the weather outside is frightful!

by Therese Porod Warmer temperatures this week will help melt some of the snow from Tuesday’s storm. Benedictine University was bombarded with a heap of snowfall throughout Tuesday, causing the university to cancel classes and activities after 12:30 p.m. Students were alerted at approximately 9:30 a.m. However, as of 7:13 a.m., morning classes were still scheduled. Because of this, students, faculty and staff rushed to … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve officials mull exit strategies

by Donny Kendal, Staff Writer The Federal Reserve’s policy of asset purchasing or quantitative easing has been stimulating GDP growth in the U.S, but the QE will have to end eventually with analysts attempting to determine how this will affect the economy. Since the start of the recession in 2007, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke … Continue reading

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A Visit from Dr. Cornwell: Running for a Cause

by Sandya George, Staff Writer Dr. Cornwell of Cadence Health, who is the founder and Medical Director of HomeCare Physicians and has made over 30,000 house calls to homebound patients, shared his wonderful experiences with AMSA on Tuesday, February 26th at an AMSA meeting at Benedictine University. The mission of house calls is to improve … Continue reading

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Fears of a currency war

by Donny Kendal, Staff Writer With central banks around the world pursuing easing money policies, some market analysts see a potential beginning to a full-out currency war. Fears of a currency war have grown from the recent announcement by the new prime minister of Japan that the yen will be allowed to significantly devalue in … Continue reading

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AMSA 5K Run 2013

by Kiran Munir, Staff Writer American Medical Association of Benedictine University will be hosting the 4th annual AMSA 5K on April 7th. Every year, Benedictine University holds a 5K Fun Run in the spring to support HomeCare Physicians.  HomeCare Physicians is a nationally recognized medical house call program for homebound patients, and all the funds … Continue reading

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Dunk ‘n’ Donate

by Therese Porod, News Editor Students of Benedictine University came together to play for a cause, donating their money and time to support organ donation through Donate Life America last Sunday afternoon in the Rice Center. Sponsored by ResLife, with six Residence Assistants, and “It’s A Fridge Thing” company, the event was a huge success, … Continue reading

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Founder’s Day Celebration

by Payal Shukla, Staff Writer Benedictine University hosted its annual Founders’ Day Celebration events on Friday, March 1st. This event is typically held on the first Friday of March, and it commemorates the founding of Benedictine University by the Benedictine monks of St. Procopius Abbey on March 2nd, 1887. This event for faculty and staff … Continue reading