Syeda Saberi - News Editor Photo Credit: Eric Risberg - Associated Press West Coast Wildfires West coast wildfire season has started and states like Oregon, Idaho, California and Washington are covered in thick smoke and orange skies. Health officials at NOAA’s National Weather Service have labeled this as a critical and elevated risk and warn … Continue reading Candor Clips – What’s Going on out West?
Tim Folliard - Sports Editor Photo Credit: Dave Kettering, Telegraph Herald DUBUQUE, IA - Loras College has removed a statue of its founder, Bishop Mathias Loras, after new research confirmed that he was a slave owner. Bishop Loras owned a slave from 1836 to 1852. The slave, Marie Louise, was purchased in Mobile, Alabama. Bishop … Continue reading Ties to Slavery Leads to Statue Removal
The follow is an email sent Wednesday, Sept. 9 from the university: -------------- All, The welfare and safety of our community during this time is Benedictine University’s primary concern. We are writing to inform you of a recent development related to COVID-19. The University has consulted with local public health officials, reviewed recommendations from the CDC … Continue reading COVID-19 case on campus, resident
BenUeats photo wall. Left to Right: Jen Manola, Director of Dining Services and Blake Masterson, Sous Chef. Photo Credit: Kaitlyn Estopare Kaitlyn Estopare - News Writer The Benedictine University dining services have been modified over the summer to provide a fun, vibrant and safe way to dine. In order to create a safer dining experience, … Continue reading New Dining Experience on Campus
Photo Credit: ben.edu Syeda Saberi - News Editor Benedictine University welcomed Kenneth F. Newbold, Jr., Ph.D. as the new provost as of May 2020 and has been communicating with students and faculty over the past few months to introduce the new teaching models, which provides guidelines on how the Fall 2020 semester will work amidst … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About the new BenU Model
Photo Credit: adn.com Syeda Saberi - News Editor The shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha Wisconsin this past Sunday sparked an outburst of BLM protests in the area. Blake who remains paralyzed but is out of critical condition was shot 7 times in the back by officers as he was reaching into his vehicle. State … Continue reading Kenosha Shootings Spark More Debates on Racism by Authorities