Investigative Editor Zaakirah Mujid Editor-in-Chief Logan Hanson The First in an Occasional Series on the University’s Struggles and Successes with Finances Benedictine University’s enrollment has dropped nearly 20% from Fall 2014 to Fall 2017 for traditional undergrads at the Lisle campus, according to a study by the Candor. There were also 276 fewer traditional undergrads … Continue reading Undergrad Enrollment Down Nearly 20% Over 4 Years, Adds to Budget Struggle
Jennifer Flores News Editor After coming back from spring break and finals right around the corner, the Spring Ball will be one of the final major events one can relax in before the end of the school year. The Spring Ball is an evening of excitement for students to have fun and enjoy some of … Continue reading Benedictine Spring Ball to Bring Night of Fun and Excitement
Kyle Bock Sports Editor Benedictine University has applied for an opening in the Great Lakes Valley Conference, as the conference is looking to replace the recently closed St. Joseph's University in Rensselaer, Indiana according to a memo from President Michael Brophy. As reported by The Candor a few months back, Benedictine University has applied to … Continue reading Benedictine Applies to Move to Great Lakes Valley Conference
Emily Nitti Scene Editor It’s T-Shirt Time! The MTV reality show Jersey Shore is making it’s come back debut this Thursday, April 5 with Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. MTV surprised fans back in November announcing the show’s return. However, it doesn’t look like the whole cast will be returning. Benedictine student Gianna Toniolo is more … Continue reading Jersey Shore: Family Vacation!
Omair Ali Perspectives Editor Inherent in our society is the right to the freedom of choice, through which decisions can often be made independently. But through this independence in decision-making raises an important question about an important democratic: Is there a fundamental flaw in our idea of the freedom of choice that is bringing destruction … Continue reading U.S. Culture Underlies Rampant Gun Violence
Ryden Scarnato Staff Writer FX recently pulled the plug on the upcoming Deadpool animated series coming from Atlanta creator Donald Glover and his brother Stephen Glover. The show was announced last May and received a 10-episode order for FXX. FX cited “creative differences” in a statement announcing the cancellation. “FX, Donald Glover, Stephen Glover and … Continue reading Donald Glover Responds to Animated ‘Deadpool’ Series Cancellation
Kathleen Rusch Staff Writer Recently, the Cambridge Analytica scandal has compelled many Facebook users to limit their activity on the social network or delete their accounts all together. With growing opposition, some wonder if Facebook will survive as a social media platform. But despite user backlash, Facebook is poised to remain the most popular social … Continue reading Why Facebook Will Survive the Cambridge Analytica Scandal
David Carey Staff Writer The Benedictine men’s volleyball team has been on quite a stretch lately. They recently overtook the #9 ranked spot in the nation this past week. The team is currently 19-4 on the season and they only seem to be getting stronger. They are currently on an eleven game winning streak, getting … Continue reading Men’s Volleyball Ranked Ninth in the Nation