Sophia Mattimiro Editor-in-Chief Last Friday, March 6, a university-wide faculty and staff meeting was held to discuss Benedictine’s plans regarding the growing concern of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Benedictine’s Chief of Police, Dave Anderson, also sent a university wide email highlighting precautions the community should take to minimize risk of getting sick, and what to do … Continue reading Benedictine Taking Precautions in Case of Coronavirus
Sophia Mattimiro Editor-in-Chief On Tuesday, March 10, Goldenvoice announced that both music festivals Coachella and Stagecoach would be rescheduled for October. Originally Coachella was to take place in April, starting on Friday 10. Stagecoach, a country music festival also hosted by Goldenvoice, was set to be held on starting April 24. With Coachella being one … Continue reading Coachella Postponed Due to Coronavirus
Tim Folliard Sports Writer Anderson, Fleming and Garcia will all compete at the 2020 NCAA Div. III Indoor Championships. Photo courtesy of benueagles.com and naccsports.com. After completing their fifth consecutive indoor conference title, the men’s track team is sending three athletes to compete at nationals. Matt Fleming, Marcos Garcia and DJ Anderson all enter the … Continue reading Three Track Athletes Returning to Indoor Nationals
Joey Spahn Sports Editor Spending 20-years in one place is a long time, but is that incentive enough to make the ‘greatest quarterback of all time’ stay in the only place he’s known? Over the past NFL season, there has been constant discussions as to where Tom Brady will go. Now 42, he is not … Continue reading What is Next for Tom Brady?
Syeda Saberi News Editor This past Saturday, BenU Red Cross participated in a community pantry drive event to help distribute food to members of the DuPage county area. Students were able to assist in packing food and creating to go boxes of non-perishable goods that were given to those in need. With this event, the … Continue reading BU Red Cross Hosts Pantry Drive
Tim Folliard Sports Writer Last week, Dean of Students, Marco Masini, announced in an email that cricket is coming to Benedictine University. The club anticipates to start in the fall of 2020. The email was asking students to “to assist with the planning and implementation of this global sport for our campus.” Cricket is played … Continue reading Cricket Coming to Benedictine
Joey Spahn Sports Editor After losing in the conference tournament both the men and women’s basketball teams were patiently waiting to see if their name would be called to play in the most honorable tournament of the season; the NCAA Division III basketball tournament. Both Eagles squads took a huge sigh of relief as the … Continue reading Dancing to the NCAA Tournament
Amber Syed Scene Editor About a month ago, the groundhogs did not see their shadows this year which means spring is springing forward pretty quickly! With spring coming so quickly Starbucks is ready to bring out their new spring drinks. This year they are coming out with two new drink flavors and two new breakfast … Continue reading Starbucks New Spring Drinks