Sophia Mattimiro Editor-in-Chief According to Owlcation, conspiracy theories can be traced back hundreds of years. Conspiracy theories can range on completely outlandish, or some with a hint of possibility for truth. One outlandish theory is the idea that Area 51, an Air Force base in Nevada, is home to extraterrestrial aliens. The conspiracy theory was … Continue reading Raid on Area 51- Scheduled For This Weekend
Syeda Saberi News Editor On Saturday September 14th, 2019, two of Saudi Arabia’s prominent oil infrastructures were attacked and left in shambles according to an ABC news report. These two oil facilities were considered the largest oil production facilities in Saudi and have resulted in one the largest oil disasters yet. On average, Saudi produced … Continue reading Attack on Saudi Oil Supply Could Result in Gas Price Hikes
Syeda Saberi News Editor Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) will be hosting events throughout the week of September 22nd, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. This weeklong celebration will consist of a BenTalks seminar of first-generation students, a volleyball and soccer game, a loteria night and much more. National Hispanic Heritage week is … Continue reading Heritage Week at BenU: For the Culture
Tim Folliard Sports Writer Wheaton, IL - The Benedictine women’s volleyball team was one of seven teams that competed at the Marilyn Scribner Invitational this past weekend. They were able to walk away with two wins against Buena Vista University and North Central College, along with a loss at the hands of St. Mary’s College. … Continue reading Women’s Volleyball Continues Their Success
Andrew Tran Staff Writer In response to numerous vape related illnesses and deaths throughout the United States, the President announced last Wednesday that he will institute a ban on most vaping products to counter the growing e-cigarette epidemic. This ban would remove all non-tobacco flavored vaping products from the market. But would restrictions on vaping … Continue reading Trump Making Moves to Ban Flavored Vapes, But Will It Decrease Vaping Related Illnesses?
Joey Spahn Sports Editor MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – NFL star Antonio Brown suited up for his first game of the season with his new team, the New England Patriots, yet his future is questionable with rape allegations looming from his past. Brown is under heat as rape allegations against him have risen. He is being … Continue reading Brown Debuts as a Patriot – Despite Rape Allegations
Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor "But if a tree falls in the woods, maybe it makes no sound. And if a boy falls for the bishop's closeted son, maybe it makes no story." This story is about a boy named Tanner, who is bisexual, but not fully out in a Mormon dominant town and falls in … Continue reading Book Review: Autoboyography By. Christina Lauren