Mike Santarelli Sports Editor Not one, but three Benedictine student-athletes earned weekly conference awards for player of the week on Tuesday. Nick Malak (Volleyball), DJ Anderson (Track and Field) and Anthony Leahy (Lacrosse) all had big weeks as the athletes get ready for the home stretch of their seasons. The Men’s Volleyball team won their … Continue reading Eagles Shine in Weekly Conference Awards
Syeda Saberi News Writer Locks are seen missing on a door to a Kindlon study room. Photo Credits: Shamael Khan Students were told to stay in their classrooms, lock the doors, turn off the lights and wait for further instructions during last Tuesday’s shelter in place drill. During the drill, however, those who chose the … Continue reading Shelter in Place Drill has students think on their feet
Sajina Jacob News writer Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot was elected as Chicago’s new mayor on April 2nd; she will replace Rahm Emanuel who has served since 2011. Lightfoot will become the first gay African American woman to hold office in the city. Chicago has never seen a female African-American mayor before, and the two finalists … Continue reading Chicago elects first openly gay African American woman as mayor
Emma Redfern Sports Writer LISLE – Benedictine Men’s Lacrosse has had some good wins in recent years, but none quite like the one that happened on Saturday, March 30th, against North Central University. In a record beating match, the team was able to come out with a score of 38-1. “We’ve never had a win … Continue reading One for The Record Books
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor Most people have heard of ‘the black market,’ whether that means envisioning back alley stalls with stolen paintings, someone on a street corner, or shady Facebook deals. The black market is known for stolen jewelry, art, even body parts. Something that might be unexpected to find on this illegal … Continue reading The Makeup Black Market
Yasmeen Ahmad News writer Apartheid Week is when Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) take initiative to host multiple events/activities to spread awareness concerning the Palestinian conflict. This year, the events took place from March 25th to March 29th. All Photos are credited to Yasmeen Ahmad. SJP kicked off Apartheid Week by designing two panels … Continue reading SJP Hosts Apartheid Week
Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor A year ago if someone asked me if I was happy I would have said with an eye roll, “No why would I be happy? What’s there to be happy about right now?”. I was a Health Sciences Major, taking Organic Chemistry and Genetics simultaneously, working full-time hours at my part-time job, … Continue reading Happiness Isn’t a Feeling It’s a Way of Life
Andrew Tran Staff Writer Stress is defined as the emotional strain or tension resulting from detrimental circumstances. Each one of us experiences stress from various obligations, projects, or academia and each person handles stress differently according to the urgency of the task. As a result, most of us seek comfort from the nearest source possible: … Continue reading Does Stress Cause You to Eat More?