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Aurora defeats BU sfftball in double Header

By: Zack Bucher STAFF WRITER The Benedictine softball team took on Aurora University last week in a battle of conference rivals. Unfortunately the Lady Eagles found themselves on the losing end of a doubleheader sweep, losing in game one 7-2 and in game two 8-7. “These were two tough losses. I do not think we … Continue reading

BU Baseball sweeps Aurora in Doubleheader

By: Zack Bucher STAFF WRITER Benedictine University met with their NACC rival Aurora University on the baseball diamond this past weekend, where the Eagles came out on top sweeping a doubleheader. The first game ended in a seven-inning slaughter 10-0 and game two finished out 7-1. “We finally broke our streak of one run ball … Continue reading

Physical and Occupational Therapy

By: Claire Kositzky SPORTS AND HEALTH EDITOR As it becomes more and more competitive to get into medical school, most students are exploring other care options in the medical field like physician assistant, nurse practitioner as well as physical and occupational therapy. Physical therapy aims to improve functional limitations and mobility of patients’ bones and … Continue reading

Facts on Fruit

By: Sarah Hussey STAFF WRITER Fruit provides the body with many nutrients. These include Vitamin C, folic acid, potassium, and fiber in addition to many other nutrients. Fruit has been shown to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and diabetes; additionally, many types of fruit have been associated with reduced cancer risk. There … Continue reading

Making Your Coffee Healthier

By: Sarah Hussey STAFF WRITER Coffee is a popular choice for college students; it is often a source of comfort and energy when it comes to late night cramming for exams. Coffee itself actually is a significant source of antioxidants and may decrease the risk of type II diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease, according to WebMD. However, … Continue reading

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