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Fempower’s Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood Runs Counter to BenU Values, States University

Logan Hanson Sports Editor The Benedictine student organization Fempower, who had initially raised money for Planned Parenthood, were told by members of the Benedictine administration to donate the funding raised to a different organization. The issue with the donation going to Planned Parenthood was that the organization goes against the Benedictine core values and the … Continue reading

Men’s Track and Field place fifth, Women place Twelfth at home Meet
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Men’s Track and Field place fifth, Women place Twelfth at home Meet

By: Claire Kositzky SPORTS AND HEALTH EDITOR This past weekend Benedictine University’s men’s and women’s track and field hosted the twilight invitational. Men’s track and field placed fifth while women’s track and field placed twelfth. “The men’s and women’s track and field team was able to get some great races on the track this weekend, … Continue reading

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Men’s Lax loses to Aurora

By: Claire Kositzky SPORTS AND HEALTH EDITOR Benedictine University’s men’s lacrosse lost to long time rival Aurora University on the road this past Thursday. Freshman Tony DePinto opened the scoring for Benedictine in the first quarter, scoring the first out of three goals throughout the game. Aurora scored three points after DePinto. Freshman Dominic DePinto … Continue reading

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Baseball loses to Marian University

By: Sports and Health Editor Claire Kositzky On Monday Benedictine University’s baseball team faced Marian University in an afternoon doubleheader game and lost. Benedictine led in both games; however, the boys were unable to hold Marian. “Marian was a good team that came out ready to play,” stated senior pitcher Tim Feeley. In the first … Continue reading

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Simplifying Smoothies

By: Sarah Hussey STAFF WRITER Summer is nearing; classes are winding down. As the temperature begins to rise in these upcoming summer days, we’ll be craving some cold drinks. Instead of grabbing a shake or a soda, you can easily grab an alternative: smoothies. Unfortunately, many smoothies at popular food chains are filled with artificial … Continue reading