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Sources: Benedictine track and field under investigation for use of ineligible athletes

By Adam Burns, Sports Editor Benedictine track and field was recently put under investigation by the NAIA for using ineligible athletes, according to sources. As a result, Darin Schmitz is out as the Benedictine track and field head coach. A few athletes’ names didn’t make it through the NAIA Clearinghouse, which will force Benedictine to forfeit

Source: Two Iowa schools granted inclusion to the HAAC by vote of the Council of Presidents

By Adam Burns, Sports Editor The Heart of America Athletic Conference has accepted Mount Mercy University and Clarke University’s bids to join the conference, according to a source. The Heart Council of President’s voted in the two Iowa institutions Wednesday. As the conference awaits Grand View University and William Penn University to begin competition next

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Sources: Benedictine track and field under investigation for use of ineligible athletes

By Adam Burns, Sports Editor Benedictine track and field was recently put under investigation by the NAIA for using ineligible athletes, according to sources. As a result, Darin Schmitz is out as the Benedictine track and field head coach. A few athletes’ names didn’t make it through the NAIA Clearinghouse, which will force Benedictine to forfeit

New trash service, no recycling

By Stephaine Smith and Michael Duchesne Students returning from spring break may have been surprised to see smaller trash containers and no sign of recycling bins. Over break, Operations terminated the college’s contract with Deffenbaugh, the trash and recycling vendor, due to violation of its service agreement. The termination means Benedictine campus recycling ended with

Rec center construction starts soon

Benedictine will break ground on its new Student Recreation Center late this month or in early April. The 40,000-square-foot project is a significant upgrade from the 700-square foot gym in Haverty Center. Of the $7.4 million total cost for the new facility, $7 million has been raised through 28 different donors. “The rec center is

Spring formal sells out in 24 hours

By Makena Clawson, The Circuit For the second year in a row, Spring Formal sold out within 24 hours. A restructuring of roles between Student Government Association and Student Ambassadors left Spring Formal up to the Student Ambassadors for the first time. Spring Formal will be held at Boulevard Brewery in Kansas City again this

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Film concert carries listeners away

By Andrew Borgmann, The Circuit Earlier this week, Benedictine College Department of Music presented their Film Concert, performing a few pieces from various movies from the last century. My love of cinema made me go. At first, I was a little hesitant about attending the concert. Sure, I enjoy movie music as much as the

Film concert carries listeners away

By Andrew Borgmann, The Circuit Earlier this week, Benedictine College Department of Music presented their Film Concert, performing a few pieces from various movies from the last century. My love of cinema made me go. At first, I was a little hesitant about attending the concert. Sure, I enjoy movie music as much as the

Circuit Editorial: Following AP style

We used the term “anti-abortion” instead of “pro-life” in the article “Marching for a cause” in the Jan. 31 issue. Sometimes we may choose to use terms that some people or organizations may not agree with. But we have a style to abide by. In journalism, we use a different form of writing, called Associated

SGA: Preparing for a new year

By Joey Jadlowski, SGA President A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Scholarship Ball. I sat next to a woman from the class of 1993. During the opening remarks, President Minnis honored several major donors who’d contributed to the ball. As a few particular key donors were recognized, the woman I

“Big River” a bit hit

Directed by Theatre and Dance Department chair Scott Cox and featuring award-winning music by Roger Miller, the musical “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” tells the story of Huck, a young boy living in pre-Civil War Missouri, and Jim, a runaway slave heading North. Presented by Theatre Atchison and Benedictine College Department of Theatre

In Morocco, things like vomit and bribes happen

By Lauren Williams, Circuit Columnist I’ve called Morocco home for a little more than two months, now. Most of the time, being in Morocco is eye-opening, rewarding and enriching. But this spring break, I experienced another side to Moroccan culture, and it was still incredible. But, there were challenges. Despite this, I have absolutely no

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