Time to Bring Awareness to Domestic Abuse

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Photo Credit: Courtesy Graphic Sara Molina - News Writer In 2019’s Annual Security Report, Benedictine reported multiple sexual assaults, including rape and forcible fondling over the last few years and another series of reports against the Violence Against Women Act, VAWA. Domestic Abuse Awareness Month is in October.  This is a month dedicated to the … Continue reading Time to Bring Awareness to Domestic Abuse

BenU Athletics Handle Growing COVID-19 Cases

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Photo Credit: ben.edu Anna Fisher - News Writer At least twelve Benedictine Athletes have tested positive for coronavirus since the start of the semester. But the University is working to prevent and hinder the spread of the virus, while enabling athletes to practice. Three baseball students tested positive for the virus, quarantining Ondrak residents earlier … Continue reading BenU Athletics Handle Growing COVID-19 Cases

Benedictine Alumna Speaks on New District 202 Hybrid Learning Model

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Photo Credit: Nicole Jeffrey Kathy Karagiannis - News Writer Plainfield School District 202 announced students will return to in-person learning starting late October 2020-January 2021. Teachers are working efficiently to ensure the safety of all their students’ return back to the classroom. Benedictine University alumna, and Plainfield Central High School physics teacher, Nicole Jeffrey expresses … Continue reading Benedictine Alumna Speaks on New District 202 Hybrid Learning Model

ACE Center – BenU’s Hidden Gem

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Photo Credit: Unsplash Sajina Jacobs - News Writer The Academic and Career Enrichment Center (ACE) is an invaluable tool for Benedictine students. They are dedicated to helping provide necessary accommodations to students with disabilities and the student body as a whole by providing career workshops, tutoring, and other study skills courses. Even now with most … Continue reading ACE Center – BenU’s Hidden Gem

WHO to Host Mental Health Advocacy Event

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Photo Credit: Dan Meyers/Unsplash Anna Fisher - News Writer The World Health Organization (WHO) will host their first online global advocacy event for World Mental Health Day October 10. Anyone can tune in through WHO’s Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, TikTok, or LinkedIn channels starting at 9 am CST. The three-hour event will bring in mental health … Continue reading WHO to Host Mental Health Advocacy Event

Blind Justice: Breonna Taylor Shooting Indictment

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Photo Credit: Derek Kouyoumjian - digboston.com Kathy Karagiannis - News Writer Louisville, KY- Moments after the Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against two of the Louisville police for the death of Breonna Taylor, protestors then took the streets Wednesday night. Many activists expressed their continued anger over the killings of several Black lives taken … Continue reading Blind Justice: Breonna Taylor Shooting Indictment

#BoycottMulan Sparks an Uprising

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Photo Credit: John MacDougall - Getty Images Sajina Jacobs - News Writer "Boycott Mulan," has been trending on several social media platforms according to Instagram and Twitter, but many users are unaware of its origins. The hashtag arose from the Pro-Hong Kong Police beliefs of the movie's lead, Liu Yifei, to controversial decisions Disney made; … Continue reading #BoycottMulan Sparks an Uprising