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Embracing the Present

By Sanika Tolia An Arab poet once said, “The past is lost forever, and that which is hoped for is from the unseen, so all that you have is the present hour.” The past is never to return, the future is yet to come, and so we are left with the present day—this present moment. … Continue reading

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A Failure to Act

By Hashim Arain On Wednesday of last week, the United States senate rejected a bill which would have provided stronger background checks on all gun purchases. It was defeated, which is a huge step backward for gun control advocates. This topic has dominated news headlines since the shooting in Aurora, Colorado, and brought to the … Continue reading

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Almost There

By Anonymous Almost there…   It’s the end of the year I wish so much that I could cheer But my endless to-dos make the end so far Projects and exams, I need a shooting star   Sometimes it’s cold sometimes it’s hot Chicago’s bipolar weather makes me question if it’s summer or not I … Continue reading

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Another Sweep for Baseball

By Mohammed Farhan Baseball had another sweep on Sunday against Concordia University, Wisconsin at home in the Sports Complex. In game one, the Eagles set the tone early and never looked back. They scored two runs in the first and that would have been enough for the win as sophomore pitcher Mike Irgang allowed one … Continue reading

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Eagles Continue to Roll


By Mike Woolf The Benedictine softball team continued to cruise through the second half of the season, 
sweeping Edgewood in a double header on Saturday. Game one was scoreless until the third inning when Edgewood tallied a run with an RBI single. 
The Eagles weren’t able to push across any runs until the fifth, when … Continue reading