Andrew Tran Staff Writer When I was a young child, I never thought about the reason why we celebrate Halloween. Instead, I focused on how much candy I could collect on a single night and dress up in a generic costume like a cowboy or a firefighter with a sweater underneath because it’d be too … Continue reading The Origins of Halloween Aren’t Even American
Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor We definitely have a lot of school ‘spirit’ here at Benedictine University. So much so we’re considered one of the most haunted universities in the United States. We have plenty of ghosts and no darling, I’m not talking about ghosting people. I mean real actual ghosts, spirits, apparitions, shadows, demons, Casper; … Continue reading Benedictine University Might Be Haunted?! NOT CLICKBAIT. REAL STORY. PEOPLE DIED.
Andrew Tran Staff Writer Student debt. No one wants to talk about it since it affects almost everyone. It holds itself in infamy, especially for college students. Even though student debt is depressing, it should not devalue the importance of financial literacy. Financial literacy, or lack thereof, has been a taboo topic at Benedictine University … Continue reading Do You Know How Much You Owe? Student Loan Debt Literacy
Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor You don’t know me; however, you’ve been inside me. In newspapers, my title was ‘unconscious, intoxicated lady.’ Ten syllables and nothing greater than that. For a while, I believed that that was all I was. I had to force myself to relearn my real name, my identity. To relearn that this … Continue reading You Know Her Story, Now Learn Her Name
Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor Washington D.C. is in chaos and the President is tweeting like a 5th grader, sounds like a typical news week, right? Wrong. After the many scandals the Trump administration has been embroiled in, this past week’s revelations have finally prompted Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House, to officially call for … Continue reading Spilling Tea Never Gets Old: Whistleblower Complaint
Andrew Tran Staff Writer Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old who is becoming one of the youngest civil leaders in the world, stands against the climate change crisis. This young climate change activist wanted to inform people how their actions are affecting the planet and she is so dedicated to her cause that she even left school … Continue reading Greta Thunberg Calls Out World Leaders at United Nations Summit