Mike Santarelli Sports Editor The Benedictine Eagles Track & Field Teams competed at the Olivet Nazarene Open on Saturday where the women’s 4 x 800-meter relay broke a school record that was set in 1998. “Getting to be a part of something as big as a school record was truly an honor for the … Continue reading Women’s Relay Breaks School Record of 20 Years
Zaakirah Mujid News Editor I went around campus yesterday and asked non- African American students a question: Why is it important that BenU celebrates Black History Month? That question was not answered right away. One non-African American male BenU student wondered why African Americans deserve a whole month? So many other groups are oppressed, he … Continue reading Are you thinking ‘Do African Americans deserve a whole month?’
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor When it comes to the Superbowl, the viewers are often split between those who actually care about the game, those who are there just to watch the funny commercials, and those who are waiting to see the halftime show. There are some halftime shows that are better than others, but there … Continue reading To Be Or Not To Be: The Superbowl Edition
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor Valentine’s Day is either overrated or a beloved holiday. There’s not much in between. When it comes to getting a significant other a Valentine’s gift, it can be a hard decision. Everyone is different, and sometimes flowers and chocolates just aren’t going to cut it. However, a budget is also something that … Continue reading Valentine’s Day On A Budget
Zaakirah Mujid News Editor The Spring 2019 semester now has less total school days/nights in session than originally expected. Hundreds of classes were canceled over several days for the cold and snowy weather. This Spring semester’s planned off days include MLK day, Spring break, Good Friday, Easter Monday and Memorial Day. According to the BEN … Continue reading School closings lead to mix emotions
Jennifer Flores Editor in chief Jim Payne PhD., the Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs will leave Benedictine at the end of the semester. Dr.Payne announced his decision on January 25th to accept the job as the Dean of the College of Business Administration at The University of Texas at El Paso. The … Continue reading Provost Announces departure from Benedictine
Mike Santarelli Sports Editor DeVonte Wilson was selected as the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Student-Athlete of the Week after his dominant performance at the Squig Converse Invitational. The senior out of Junction City, Kansas, medaled in both the long jump (first) and the 60-meter dash (third) while competing against some of the nation’s best. “Things … Continue reading Track’s DeVonte Wilson Receives NACC Honor
Dielle Ochotorena Staff Writer More than a year after New York Times released an exposé of entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein, which documented sexual abuse allegations of young actresses, Weinstein is effectively blacklisted by Hollywood and currently faces a class action lawsuit and sex assault charges in several cities by several women who’ve reported sexual harassment … Continue reading We’ve Weathered Harvey Weinstein, Can We Survive R. Kelly?