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Gun control debate to begin

by Donny Kendal, Staff Writer Legislation regarding the highly publicized gun control debate has passed its first stumbling block in the Senate when it passed a potential filibuster with a 68-31 vote. The calls for additional gun control laws garnered a lot of attention after the tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut … Continue reading

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Softball Sweeps

By Mike Woolf   The Benedictine women’s softball team went a perfect 4-0 over the weekend, sweeping double headers against both Alverno College and Rockford College. In game one against Alverno, Benedictine tallied runs in just two different innings. Fortunately for the Eagles, they were able to put up crooked numbers in both frames. In the third … Continue reading

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Eagles Beat up on Defiance

By Billy Toohey   The BenU Eagles absolutely pummeled Defiance College this past Sunday, 21-3. They took an 11-1 lead into halftime. Additionally, they scored the game’s first eight goals, and a 4-0 lead after the first quarter. Defiance was anything but defiant in the second half as the Eagles continued the rampage, behind Connor … Continue reading

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Eagles Complete Perfect Week

by Mohammad Farhan, Staff Writer   The Benedictine University Eagles baseball team swept a double header at Dominican University on Sunday, capping off a perfect 5-0 week. The Eagles took game one pretty easily, winning 7-2. Sophomore pitcher Mike Irgang threw eight shut-out innings, struck out seven, while allowing three hits and two walks. The … Continue reading