Celebrities Are Ruining People’s Chance at Survival

Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month. One of the common issues surrounding sexual assault is whether people believe victims. Some top reasons why victims of sexual assault do not report are because they don’t think the police will do anything about it and no one will believe them.   In … Continue reading Celebrities Are Ruining People’s Chance at Survival

Interim Provost announced, search continues for a permanent one

Zaakirah Mujid News Editor   Former Associate Provost and Chemistry professor, Dr. David Sonnenberger, will serve as Interim Provost of Benedictine. He will serve beginning mid-April (most likely for one year), as the University searches for someone to take the more permanent position. “Hopefully, we will start interviewing sometime late Fall (2019) semester, decide on … Continue reading Interim Provost announced, search continues for a permanent one

Harry Potter and Problematic Back World Building of J.K. Rowling

Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor Gellert Grindelwald (left) played by Johnny Depp and Albus Dumbledore (right) played by Jude Law. Credit: New York Daily News Ten years ago Harry Potter fans, myself included, were clamoring for more post- Deathly Hallows information about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and now these days we’re just wishing for … Continue reading Harry Potter and Problematic Back World Building of J.K. Rowling

No Rest For The Weary Or For The College Student

Andrew Tran Staff Writer Most students returning from Spring Break have been overwhelmed with exams, papers, assignments, and class projects. Some of us are extremely diligent with clubs/organizations, part-time jobs, and other hobbies. Therefore, most students will experience sleep deprivation in their college career. Sleep deprivation can be very dangerous to BenU students not just in … Continue reading No Rest For The Weary Or For The College Student

College Admissions: Merit or Money?

Andrew Tran Staff Writer   When most high schoolers apply for college their ACT/ SAT score and overall GPA extracurriculars are some factors by which the college admissions team decides if the student gets accepted into their University. For the student, distance, tuition cost, participation in athletics, and overall education are all factors in deciding which … Continue reading College Admissions: Merit or Money?