BenTalk Series: ‘Trump’s America: What does it mean to you?’

Zaakirah Mujid Investigation editor The Ben Talk, “Trump’s America: What does it mean to you?”, marked the conclusion of the social dialog series for the school year. The first in the series of Ben Talks was launched in September 2017. Once a month, faculty and/or staff would lead a discussion on an issue they find … Continue reading BenTalk Series: ‘Trump’s America: What does it mean to you?’

Moving Forward, dialogue needs to continue at BenU

Omair Ali Perspectives Editor This year, the University had more dialogues on contentious topics that intersected religion, politics, race, and sexuality, and other subjects than ever before. And the frequency and attendance of these dialogues were, indeed, signs that point to a more hopeful future in the University’s commitment to inclusiveness and contemplation. Dialogue must … Continue reading Moving Forward, dialogue needs to continue at BenU

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Breaks Opening Weekend Record

Scene writer Ryden Scarnato The 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Infinity War, dethroned Star Wars: The Force Awakens in its opening weekend with $257 million domestically. The first film, Marvel’s The Avengers, held the record previously before being eventually beat out by Jurassic World. Marvel’s The Avengers was the first film to … Continue reading Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Breaks Opening Weekend Record

Success Requires Grit and Resourcefulness

Omair Ali Perspectives Editor   Today’s concept of work-life is shifting away from a healthy balance towards the ideals of productivity, capacity, and achievement. These ideals exemplify what many of us are aiming for: success. In this concept shift, which exists especially in the U.S.’s marketplace, the ideals point directly at the relationship between grit … Continue reading Success Requires Grit and Resourcefulness

Heirs of Pop Star Prince Sue Illinois Hospital, Walgreens over Death

Emily Nitti Scene Editor The six heirs of the late pop sensation Prince have sued an Illinois Hospital as well as the pharmacy chain Walgreens for wrongful death on in a Cook County Court on Monday. The suit, which was filed against a doctor and a pharmacist at Trinity Medical Center in Rock Island, Illinois … Continue reading Heirs of Pop Star Prince Sue Illinois Hospital, Walgreens over Death