Andrew Tran Staff Writer Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year for family and friends to gather around a dinner table full of good food; however, it has a very dark history that many Americans don’t know about. In grade school, students learn that Thanksgiving reminds everyone to be thankful for what they have and … Continue reading Should We Really Celebrate Thanksgiving?
Sajina Jacob News writer The Benedictine Commuter Student Assistants put together a free Thanksgiving lunch in Coal Ben this past Tuesday afternoon. Commuters enjoyed a variety of seasonal staples, such as: mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and good old-fashioned pumpkin pie. The event was highly popular amongst the students with just … Continue reading Friendsgiving Lunch a Hit
Andrew Tran Staff Writer There have been major shake-ups at the University of Illinois over its interpretations of Title IX and its effects on students. Title IX is a federal civil rights law that passed under the Education Amendments of 1972. The law protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities … Continue reading University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Revealed to be Protecting Sexual Misconduct Perpetuated by Professors
Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor Last week I talked about how Cancel Culture, popularized by our generation, is preventing us from being able to grow, learn, and educate ourselves in a world where it’s easy to stick with the people whose beliefs and values align with yours and bully those who don’t. How, instead of looking … Continue reading Northwestern’s Student Journalists Apologize for Doing Their Job
Syeda Saberi News Editor Benedictine University held a leadership council meeting this past Thursday, November 14th to discuss the changes that were made to the policies and procedures of the Student Organization manual. A draft copy was given to each club leader along with a briefing on the reviews made. Advisors’ roles have been enunciated … Continue reading Student Organization Manual Undergoing Changes
Joey Spahn Sports Editor CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois men’s football team is bowl eligible after a six-year drought which was ignited after the school’s largest comeback in program history. The last second win against Michigan State left everyone at Spartan Stadium speechless after the Illini did the impossible; coming back and winning the … Continue reading Illinois is Going Bowling
Tim Folliard Sports Writer CLEVELAND, OH - At the end of the Browns and Steelers game, a fight broke out that caused the NFL to hand out the longest suspension for a single on-field incident. The game was well in hand for the Browns, who were up by 14 points with 13 seconds remaining. Steelers … Continue reading Myles Garrett Suspended Indefinitely After Hitting Quarterback with Helmet
Syeda Saberi News Editor South Dakota launched its antidrug campaign this past Monday and it’s been trending. The slogan “Meth. We’re on It” has many people intrigued with the campaign which aims to raise awareness about the prominent drug epidemic in the state. While the campaign itself is quite serious, twitter users tweeted their take … Continue reading Candor Clips: US Edition