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Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor Will Schoonover is a junior at Benedictine. He is studying Business Analytics and is very active in the Benedictine community. Schoonover is a part of; the Men’s Track and Field team, the president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), and is a member of Black Student Union (BSU). Schoonover runs the … Continue reading BU Tattoos

Addressing the Growing Concerns About Emotional Support Animal Use

Omair Ali Perspective Editor Emotional support animals (ESAs) are an emerging phenomenon that is providing as a means of enhancing the quality of life of individuals facing mental health conditions. However, the apparent misuse by the clinically-sound populace-- those with no diagnosable conditions-- is inappropriately disturbing others and is negatively impacting those who need ESAs … Continue reading Addressing the Growing Concerns About Emotional Support Animal Use

Pritzker connects with BenU Students

  Syeda Saberi News Writer J.B. Pritzker spoke out on major political issues at Benedictine University. Democratic candidate JB Pritzker gave a speech in Goodwin on Tuesday, October 23rd. He answered students’ questions on policies related to tuition, taxes, and state laws. Pritzker, who is running for Governor of Illinois, was very inviting and welcoming … Continue reading Pritzker connects with BenU Students

Former president Dr. Brophy’s decision to not return to BenU

Zaakirah Mujid News Editor Dr. Brophy, the previous president of Benedictine University, reached out to the BenU community regarding his decision to pursue his career at another university. Tenured, Dr. Brophy decided to relinquish his presidency before the Fall 2018 semester began. His plans back then included taking a year-long sabbatical and returning to teach in … Continue reading Former president Dr. Brophy’s decision to not return to BenU

BenU student finds a missing sexual predator

Zaakirah Mujid News Editor A Benedictine student tracked and ID'ed a missing sexual predator – and it happened while she was working on an assignment for her Investigative Journalism class, COMM 337. Junior Janelly Benitez chose her assignment topic for class, by looking at the IL State Police missing sex offenders page. She decided to investigate a man … Continue reading BenU student finds a missing sexual predator