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Police Reports

By Therese Porod Saturday, April 6th at 2:38 a.m. University police responded to a fire that was adjacent to the BenU cemetery. The fire was set by wooden pallets and sports complex rubber track material. The Lisle Fire Department was called and extinguished the fire. Monday, April 8th at 12:42 a.m. University police responded to … Continue reading

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UNICEF hosts its first annual Hunger Banquet

By Farwah Rizvi Congo, Senegal and Syria were just some of the tables at the first annual UNICEF
Hunger Banquet. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness about hunger and poverty, and
to fundraise money to donate to the Sahel region of Africa. Attendees filled the room to listen to
interesting speeches, eat a delicious dinner … Continue reading

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Parent Association Family Brunch

By Therese Porod The Benedictine University Parent Association hosted its second annual Family Brunch on Sunday, April 7th. Students and their families were welcomed to a brunch where they joined in a meal while honoring the graduating seniors. The event began at 11:00 a.m. with mass at St. Procopius Abbey, followed by brunch on the … Continue reading

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Flood in Birck Hall

By Therese Porod Benedictine University police were contacted on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 26th to investigate a reported small flood on the 2nd floor of Birck Hall, according to Michael Salatino, Chief of Benedictine University Police. Even though the flood was minor, a few of the display cases were slightly damaged in the Jurica-Suchy … Continue reading

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Global: The Present and Future of BitCoin

By Donny Kendal Bitcoin is a new electric currency that some believe has the ability to revolutionize the world’s monetary systems. Others say the online currency is simply a fad that will inevitably fail. According to its website, the bitcoin is designed to assist in “instant peer to peer transactions” locally or across the world. … Continue reading

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Eagles lose to Carthage

By Billy Toohey The BenU Eagles men’s lacrosse team suffered a devastating loss this past Wednesday against Carthage College. The Eagles lost the match 17-7 despite Tyler Buschow’s five goals. Carthage scored first and then Benedictine scored, however that would be the last time the Eagles were close as the Red Men pulled off twelve … Continue reading