Fempower Hosts Clothesline Project for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Jennifer Flores Staff Writer The Fempower Club found a way to bring attention to Domestic Violence Awareness Month when they held their clothesline project this Tuesday in the BenUnion Underground. The project consisted of participants decorating T-shirts with empowering messages relating to domestic violence and assault . This is the second year that the project … Continue reading Fempower Hosts Clothesline Project for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Black Student Union Hot Topic: ‘Kneel for What?’

Zaakirah Mujid Staff Writer This month’s Black Student Union hot topic discussion: kneeling during the national anthem was discussed by students in the Krasa presentation room. The discussion was prompted when San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem during the last NFL season. Kaepernick did this in protest of police brutality … Continue reading Black Student Union Hot Topic: ‘Kneel for What?’

The Dangers of Consuming Too Much Social Media and Entertainment

Omair Ali Perspectives Editor Viewing social media and entertainment are common pastimes among millennials. However, these activities often contribute to unhealthy lifestyles. Per a 2017 American Psychological Association publication titled Stress in America: Coping with Change, 63% of millennials “feel like [they] are attached to [their] phone or tablet,” compared to 47% of gen Xers … Continue reading The Dangers of Consuming Too Much Social Media and Entertainment

Actresses Step Forward About Sexual Harassment in Hollywood

Emily Nitti Staff Writer The Elle Women in Hollywood event became a platform for actresses across Hollywood to speak about the sexual harassment in Hollywood. “This has been a really hard week for women in Hollywood, for women all over the world, and a lot of situations and a lot of industries are forced to … Continue reading Actresses Step Forward About Sexual Harassment in Hollywood

Benedictine University President Re-Appointed

Jennifer Flores Staff Writer Benedictine University President Michael S. Brophy has been reappointed as President through 2022. The board of trustees recently approved the reappointment of President Brophy because of his major impact to the University’s campus. “It’s been my honor to serve Benedictine during this formative time in the University’s history. We are truly … Continue reading Benedictine University President Re-Appointed