BenU’s Thanksgiving goes Green
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BenU’s Thanksgiving goes Green

Syeda Saberi News Staff Benedictine held its annual Thanksgiving dinner in Krasa’s dining hall this past Thursday November 15th. Students gathered at this buffet style formal dinner that offered a new addition this year, eco-friendly paper plates. “I did not like it, in my opinion that creates more waste. You can reuse glass plates and … Continue reading

Bottles and Bottega
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Bottles and Bottega

Yasmeen Ahmad News Writer Bottles and Bottega was an event hosted and sponsored by the Programming Board in Coal Ben on Wednesday November 14th from 8:00-9:00 p.m. This event was hosted with the intent of attracting Benedictine students to a stress-free night of fun and painting. “I initially wasn’t interested in going, but I’m so … Continue reading

2018 Midterms: wins for women
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2018 Midterms: wins for women

Claire Boyle Staff Writer The 2018 Midterm elections made history for the House of Representatives and the Senate because of the significant increase in females elected into office. These women may bring about change in the direction of our national government, through the diversity of ideas and the new influence they may bring to Congress. … Continue reading

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Free Agency: An approach for the Cubs to avoid a long, unrewarding offseason

Mike Santarelli Sports Editor Heading into November, The Cubs were amongst the favorites to score big-time in what could be the most exciting free-agency in recent history, but recent transactions, team needs, and financial reports have left the fans with many questions. After signing Cole Hamels, late-season acquisition that led the Cubs’ starting rotation, for … Continue reading

2018 Midterm Elections Voter Turnout: A Victory for Democracy
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2018 Midterm Elections Voter Turnout: A Victory for Democracy

Omair Ali Perspectives Editor All eyes were on this year’s elections, as many were eager to find out about the future direction that our governments—local, state, and federal—would take to address ongoing local and global challenges. With the improved voter turnout throughout the nation, this year’s election was certainly different from recent elections. In Illinois, … Continue reading