Eagles Shine in Weekly Conference Awards

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

Shelter in Place Drill has students think on their feet

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

Chicago elects first openly gay African American woman as mayor

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