David Carey Sports Editor Benedictine University alumni Matthew Braun passed away on Friday, September 14th. Braun was beloved among the Benedictine community on and off the football field. Braun was from Lake Villa, Illinois and graduated from Benedictine in May of 2018. He was a member of the football team for four years, wearing the … Continue reading Eagle Football Alumni Passes Away
Mike Santarelli Sports Writer The Monsters of the Midway returned to Soldier Field for their home opener as the Bears defeated the Seattle Seahawks 24-17 on “Monday Night Football”. Coming off a heart-breaking loss to the Packers in Week 1, the Bears needed a win to get back on track. Khalil Mack and the rest … Continue reading The Bears Bounce Back at Home
Amber Syed Staff writer Benedictine students took part in honoring those you lost their lives on September 11th by putting flags all around the quad. They recognized the losses and the tragedy that occurred. To help the student population understand first-hand what impact it had on the armed forces, Benedictine invited public speakers to the quad … Continue reading Remembering 9/11
Omair Ali Perspectives Editor The internet is a vast world of communication. People of all views convene and engage with each others’ similarities and differences. Sometimes conversations on the internet are rich and productive. Other times, they become very ugly and showcase the challenges of online communication today. Hate speech is a current online challenge … Continue reading Why Online Hate Speech Is More Problematic than Offline Hate Speech
Zaakirah Mujid News editor Mentalist Christopher Carter came to entertain at Benedictine this past Thursday, September 6th in Krasa Dining Hall. Carter has been named Campus Activities Magazine’s “Performing Arts Entertainer of the Year”. He demonstrated mental influence, thought reading, and illusions throughout his show. There was a rocky start to the event. Carter told … Continue reading Thoughts revealed: Mentalist comes to BU
Shariq Kazi Staff Writer Thinking about investing in the stock market recently? Well, now may not be a good time to invest for two reasons: tariffs, which are taxes added on to imports or exports; and high market valuations where a market value is an estimate of how much stocks are worth. Tariffs There … Continue reading Thinking of Investing Soon? Here Are Some Things to Consider
Lubna Ziauddin Staff Writer When YouTube was founded back in 2005, no one thought that the first ever makeup tutorial would start the chain reaction for YouTube to become one of the biggest influences for the beauty community. According to Defy Media (2015) and Variety Magazine (2014), teenagers engage in more digital content from … Continue reading Can We Trust the Guru?
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor In the last issue, we saw some upcoming nail trends of Fall 2018. So now that you’ve been thinking about your ideal fall outfit, you have to think about where to get your nails done. There are plenty of places around Benedictine University to consider. Closest would be Lisle Nails. This … Continue reading File, Shape, and Shine