Omair Ali Perspectives Editor There is no doubt that the anti-vaccine movement presents a formidable danger to our nation’s safety and well-being. “Anti-vaxxers” spread poorly-cited information that influences misinformed decision-making regarding vaccine use among many individuals in our country. They are also partly to blame for the rise in vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks. The efforts of … Continue reading We Need a Stigma-Free National Campaign For Vaccine Education
Claire Boyle Staff Writer The semester is almost over, which means the holiday season will be here soon. This time of year brings the celebration of various traditions with our families. I wish to speak of some of my favorite traditions and the holidays of Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. Among my favorite traditions is eating … Continue reading Family Traditions and the Holiday Season
Shariq Kazi Staff Writer Planning to go shopping this Black Friday? Here’s a breakdown of what you need to look out for. Price Hikes Before Black Friday Retailers and sellers may raise prices on Black Friday. For instance, when looking at the Crock Pot, John from the Medium Corporation says, “We noticed that the highest … Continue reading What to Watch Out for On Black Friday
by Victor Johnson STAFF WRITER Recently there have been many political discussions to determine what should be considered a probable cause to receive health care in the United States. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, took the opportunity to voice his opinion on the situation at the Democratic presidential town hall event held in Des Moines, Iowa … Continue reading Sanders Says Mental Health Care is a Must
By: Elana Garay Coffee adds in other benefits besides bring in energy for the mornings. Certain research has been conducted to determine health benefits from coffee. Coffee is claimed to protect against type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver disease,liver cancer, and benefits for the heart on the website of medical news today. “In addition, caffeine … Continue reading Coffee Benefits
by Tim Ziman NEWS EDITOR Within the past few weeks, Benedictine’s campus ministry has been trying to recruit students to attend their yearly service trip to Bolivia. The campus ministry has set up tables in the atrium of Kindlon in order to sign up and provide information to interested students. Each year the University Ministry … Continue reading Campus Ministry Returns to Bolivia
by Elizabeth Welz EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Benedictine’s Red Cross, in collaboration with the Be the Match foundation, hosted a bone marrow donor event on September 23 and 24. Each day, between the times of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the American Red Ross Chapter of Benedictine recruited students, faculty and staff between the ages of 18 … Continue reading Red Cross Hosts Bone Marrow Drive
The Candor will close for summer. We will begin publishing again in late-August 2013.