Syeda Saberi Staff Writer What a better way to take a break in between classes than to enjoy free food! Benedictine’s Commuter Services and Programming Board hosted a free dessert food truck event on September 18th. The trucks parked behind Krasa in the parking lot were open throughout the students’ common lunch hour. The warm … Continue reading Food Trucks Come to Campus for an Afternoon
Mike Santarelli Sports Writer Interim President of Benedictine University, Charles Gregory, emailed all faculty and staff on Friday to inform them that the school will no longer be transitioning to the NCAA Division II. The email stated the university’s Board of Trustees met to discuss the transition, and ultimately unanimously voted to “…discontinue the process … Continue reading Benedictine Terminates Division II Transition
Sara Nasif Staff Writer Freedom of speech is something the world thinks America is built on. It is one of the principals that the world thinks makes America special. But what does freedom of speech really mean? Does it give people the right to say whatever they want even if they are offending … Continue reading What Does Freedom of Speech Mean?
Claire Boyle Staff Writer History gives people an intimate look at humanity because it provides a deeper understanding of culture, race, and class, and it can be used to combat ignorance. It offers different perspectives on topics that can only be answered by the human experience. The subject helps to assess a changing world, and … Continue reading Why Studying History is Important in Modern Times
Zaakirah Mujid News Editor Warning: The image at the bottom of this story contains content that some may find offensive. Some parts of the photo have been redacted to cover up non-related names. A Benedictine freshman student was reported to BenU Student Life staff for writing a racial slur inside a Jager Hall room. The … Continue reading Student writes “Hello N******” on white board in Jager
Syeda Saberi Staff Writer Commuters often debate over whether or not lunch from the burger place nearby is worth losing that convenient parking spot in Benedictine’s parking garage. As for residents, the campus is compact enough that walking is the preferred mode of transportation. However, even residents find it difficult to explore the outdoors … Continue reading On-campus rental bikes
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor With nails done from a previous issue, you’re going to need an outfit to match. With Fall coming in hot, it’s about time to switch around what’s in front of your closet. Here are a few trends to get you started. According to Harper’s Bazaar, there are a few different styles … Continue reading Fall Into Fashion
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor Body art has become the mainstream. Before it was seen as being rebellious, and now it’s like permanent jewelry. Tattoos used to be used for religious purposes in some cultures, and others banned them, seeing ink as ruining the body you were given. So how did tattoos evolve from a sacred … Continue reading Tattoos- Not Just Skin Deep