Yasmeen Ahmad News Writer Note: There are security cameras in two corners of the interfaith prayer room located in Kindlon 136/ 137. The Candor received a request from some students to investigate the purpose of the cameras and if they are likewise recording in the 4th floor Kindlon Chapel. The interfaith prayer room was established … Continue reading Cameras in the Corner of the Prayer Room
Syeda Saberi Staff Writer If students find they struggle to close the Netflix app even when they know they’ve got an exam in less than 24 hours it’s best to keep reading because Benedictine students might just be under the Netflix Effect. The Netflix Effect is a term used to categorize teens and young adults … Continue reading The Netflix Effect: Benedictine Students Beware
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor Spring Break is just around the corner, and not everyone can afford to go hit the warm coastline beaches. That being said, just because one can’t afford to go to the sandy picturesque beaches doesn’t mean they have to stay cooped up at home. An article on The Penny Hoarder … Continue reading A Budget-Friendly Spring Break
Andrew Tran Staff Writer There was a Concert band performance last Wednesday which comprised percussion, wind, brass instruments and lead conductor Dr. Legutki. They performed seven distinct pieces from composers such as Freddie Mercury and Robert Sheldon. These types of performances should be exposed to the rest of the BenU and Lisle community since … Continue reading Attending BenU’s Music Performance
Andrew Tran Staff Writer The topic of the border wall has been the center of controversy for the past few years since Trump started his campaign for the presidency. One of his promises to his supporters was to build a wall between the United States and Mexico with funds from Mexico. Currently, the border security … Continue reading Is Financing the Wall A National Emergency?
Dielle Ochotorena Perspectives Editor The birthrate in the United States is the lowest it’s been in 30 years, and the decline is spreading across age groups. The fertility rate in the United States has been falling for years, and it has been likened to the idea that women are gaining greater access to education, workplace … Continue reading I Want A Baby, but My Bank Account Says I Can’t Even Afford Avocado Toast
Sophia Mattimiro Scene Editor The people who make up Benedictine University’s community come from different backgrounds and lifestyles. Getting a tattoo, or multiple can reflect those backgrounds and life experiences. Alexander Worrell is a freshman at BenU. He is from Chicago, and he came to BenU to study for a business management degree. Worrell is … Continue reading BU Tattoos
Mike Santarelli Sports Editor The Benedictine Men’s Track & Field team won their fourth straight conference tournament at Carthage College on Saturday. Junior, Calvin Jordan won both the 55- and 200-meter dashes, claiming the final NACC Athlete of the Week award for Track & Field. Jordan’s time in the 55 (6.38) broke both NACC and … Continue reading Four-Time NACC Champs