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Eagles drop nail-biter

by Luke Stanczyk SPORTS EDITOR In a game that went down to the last shot, the Benedictine Eagles fell to the Cornell Rams 73-70 on Friday night. The loss dropped the Eagles to a record of 1-2, with Cornell improved to 1-1. The game was close throughout, and it reached its climax on the final … Continue reading

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Operation Support Our Troops

  By: Therese Porod   Students of Management (MGT) 300 are conducting Operation Support Our Troops and collecting donations in Lisle to be sent to the U.S. Troops in Afghanistan and other areas. For over four years, students in the course have been organizing a drive for non-profit organizations. The drive is currently taking place … Continue reading

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A look into the life of a Gaza Resident

By Sarah Jaber Photography Editor Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) planned an open event called “Eyes in Gaza” to give students an opportunity to hear the stories of a Gaza resident and witness life behind the statistics. SJP set up a “Skype date” with current Gaza resident, Nader Elkhuzundar. Nader is a twenty-four–year-old male who … Continue reading

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Police Reports

By Katie Welz On November 13th at 1:35 a.m., University Police were conducting a roadside safety check point in front of Birck Hall. A vehicle was stopped driven by a student. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed an open container of alcohol as well as a quantity of marijuana. Further investigation revealed that the … Continue reading

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BenU offers certification in environmental studies

By Kulsum Musani Staff Writer Benedictine University is continuing its efforts to save the environment by offering a certificate in environmental studies for undergraduate students. In 2008, Benedictine University initiated Years for the Environment, a program that promoted environmental awareness through action and conversation on campus. Even though the program has ended, students interested are … Continue reading

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Eboo Patel comes to BU

By: Claire Kositzky Guest Writer   Well-known author, scholar and faith activist Eboo Patel visited Benedictine University to speak to students and faculty. “Professor Rita George-Tvrtkovic from the Theology program contacted the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and made all of the arrangements to bring Patel to campus,” commented Dr. Wilson Chen, associate professor of language and … Continue reading

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Being our best

By Justin Thirstrup If you were unable to make it to Eboo Patel’s lecture this past Thursday night, you missed out. Dr. Patel is a dynamic speaker with a powerful message. In short, his core belief is that religion can serve as a bridge of cooperation rather than as a barrier of division. It is … Continue reading