David Carey Sports Editor As the fall semester nears, it signals the start of a new football 2018 season. This is Brad McCaslin’s first season as new head coach at Benedictine. The Eagles open the season against Franklin College on September 1st and then come home for three straight games; playing Loras College, Olivet College, and Concordia University … Continue reading 2018 Football Season Preview
Kyle Bock Sports Editor With the potential transition of Benedictine University athletics from Division III to Division II, one of the issues that arose was if the school would be eligible for conference championships and/or postseason play. With the 2018-2019 season being a transitional period, Benedictine, the NACC and the GLVC have tried to understand … Continue reading Benedictine To Be Eligible For NACC Regular Season Conference Championships For The 2018-2019 Season
Zaakirah Mujid Investigation editor The Ben Talk, “Trump’s America: What does it mean to you?”, marked the conclusion of the social dialog series for the school year. The first in the series of Ben Talks was launched in September 2017. Once a month, faculty and/or staff would lead a discussion on an issue they find … Continue reading BenTalk Series: ‘Trump’s America: What does it mean to you?’
Omair Ali Perspectives Editor This year, the University had more dialogues on contentious topics that intersected religion, politics, race, and sexuality, and other subjects than ever before. And the frequency and attendance of these dialogues were, indeed, signs that point to a more hopeful future in the University’s commitment to inclusiveness and contemplation. Dialogue must … Continue reading Moving Forward, dialogue needs to continue at BenU
Samara Wiley Staff Writer Ladies and gents Deadpool is back! But this time with a new foe that needs to be taken down a notch. Film overview: This all star sequel has a power packed cast with actresses Zazie Beetz (Domino) , Brianna Caitlin Hildebrand (Warhead), and with actor TJ Miller(Weasel). The film was directed … Continue reading Deadpool 2 Crashing into Theatres!
Scene writer Ryden Scarnato The 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Infinity War, dethroned Star Wars: The Force Awakens in its opening weekend with $257 million domestically. The first film, Marvel’s The Avengers, held the record previously before being eventually beat out by Jurassic World. Marvel’s The Avengers was the first film to … Continue reading Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Breaks Opening Weekend Record
David Carey Staff Writer The Benedictine baseball team has their sights set on the NACC Conference tournament coming up in a couple weeks. Right now, the Eagles sit at a 21-14 overall record and are currently in second place in the NACC with a 10-6 conference record. They trail only Concordia Chicago in the conference. … Continue reading Baseball Looks to Get Hot Before Conference Tournament
Omair Ali Perspectives Editor Today’s concept of work-life is shifting away from a healthy balance towards the ideals of productivity, capacity, and achievement. These ideals exemplify what many of us are aiming for: success. In this concept shift, which exists especially in the U.S.’s marketplace, the ideals point directly at the relationship between grit … Continue reading Success Requires Grit and Resourcefulness