Scholten awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Imagine a young girl in elementary school teaching her classmates. That describes BC grad Stacey Scholten’s life growing up in Dell Rapids, South Dakota. Scholten, graduated from Benedictine a semester early in December of 2012, with a degree in Elementary Education. In January, Scholten started teaching in South Dakota. However, soon Scholten will embark on […]

Graduation cap toss

Graduates look to the future

The trees blossom, flip-flops emerge out of hibernation, and Springfest is already upon us. But for a senior, these are all signs graduation is looming. While some may be nervous to leave or worried about comps and finals, many seniors have post-graduate adventures planned, including years spent on mission, graduate schools and careers. According to […]

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Emergency reponse plan lacking

If a major emergency “could happen on any campus in America,” as Benedictine College President Stephen Minnis said, would you want to know the plan in place to keep you safe? If so, Benedictine College might not be as emergency-ready as you would hope. Benedictine College’s Emergency Response Plan has existed in draft form since […]


Messersmith comes out, BC shows support

By Adam Burns, Sports Editor A forward on the Benedictine men’s basketball team is now at the forefront of openly gay athlete discussions. Jallen Messersmith is believed to be the first openly gay active college basketball player, according to “I think it’s just becoming normal,” Messersmith told the Circuit by phone. “It’s not going […]