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Who’s the terrorist this time? The Boston explosion and the stereotyping that soon ensued

Candor Editorial Board The explosion that occurred at the Boston marathon’s finish line was not that of typical roars from enthusiastic supporters on the sidelines. The unexpected blast on Monday afternoon left three people dead and injured more than 130, according to the most recent update from TIME Magazine. The first blast engulfed the entire … Continue reading

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Police Officer Dragged by Vehicle

By Therese Porod A Benedictine University Police Officer was dragged 142 feet by a vehicle in the Krasa parking lot on Saturday, April 13th. While monitoring traffic at the BenBash concert this past Saturday, Officer Joseph Kieca observed a vehicle that entered the Neuzil parking lot, driving around the gates on the grass at 10:30 … Continue reading

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Connect with history, winemaking

by Therese Porod, News Editor Taking a walk around St. Procopius Abbey, the sounds of the birds and the wind brushing through the trees makes a person feel at peace. Around the property, an individual can observe a farm-like atmosphere, with a garden, an orchard, beehives, and a vineyard. The vineyard was created between 1890 … Continue reading

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Faith and Reason Symposium

by Saimah Shareef, Staff Writer   Benedictine University’s sixth annual Faith and Reason Symposium took place on Friday, April 12th in the Krasa Presentation Room. The event was from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and consisted of two panels with various speakers, a luncheon with the keynote speaker, and time for a reception. The event … Continue reading

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Housewives, Career Gals and the Sexy Single Girl: Feminists and Television’s ‘Mad Men

by Amanda Jarzynski, Staff Writer Benedictine is teaching about the characters, specifically the lovely ladies on the AMC hit television show “Mad Men,” in Birck Hall room 218. On April 17th from 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., Benedictine University is hosting a scholarly presentation from Dr. Jennifer Dunn titled “Housewives, Career Gals and the Sexy … Continue reading