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No. 21 MidAmerica Nazarene stuns No. 18 Benedictine

Randy Speer, The Circuit MidAmerica Nazarene upended Benedictine 41-17 on 372 rushing yards. It wasn’t the afternoon No. 18 Ravens expected. On paper, No. 21 MidAmerica Nazarene appeared to be reeling after two overtime losses and dropping 13 spots in the most recent polls. They had given up nearly 33 points a game and over

Sports Summer Recap

Staff Report, The Circuit Summer break didn’t stop the sports world from turning. Here are the top stories that happened while everyone was away from campus. May 20-23 – Track and field earns seven All-America honors in 2015 NAIA Track and Field Championships. Senior Jacob Connealy earned his first All-America nod in his final attempt.


Communion and Liberation

Kate Langton, The CIrcuit A group of Benedictine students meets weekly to talk about their week and how God is working in their lives. The group, known as Communion and Liberation, or CL, meets at 7:15 p.m. on Fridays in the Elizabeth Hall Heritage Room. Founded by Father Giussani in Italy in the late 1950s, the

Campus dining changes include beer, burgers, personal pizza

Nora Bingaman, The Circuit New made-to-order menu items and Free State brews at Benedetto’s, combined with more burgers at Monte Casino Inn, mean students now have more dining options. The improvements are based on feedback from students and Benedictine College faculty and staff. Benedetto’s now offers fresher and healthier options, said Erin Milek, food service

Breaking ground: Recreational center construction officially underway

By Adam Burns, The Circuit Benedictine President Stephen Minnis stood in what used to be left field of the old BC Softball Field Friday afternoon. Minnis was there to happily announce the start of a 10-month construction process for the anticipated student recreational center. A crowd of Benedictine board members, benefactors and students shared in

Benedictine student arrested for D.C. gun violation

By Randy Speer, The Circuit Benedictine College student Joshua Wheeler was arrested in Washington D.C. today after allegedly trying to bring a gun into the Longworth House Office Building, according to an Associated Press news report. Wheeler is a political science major who was interning with Rep. Lynn Jenkins, a Kansas Republican. Capitol Police Lt.


4 thoughts on Maze Runner: Scorch Trials

Tony Bergida, The Circuit 1. Not as good as first maze runner As of today, Scorch Trials scores a 50 percent review on rotten tomatoes. The first maze runner got 64 percent. It simply lacks the same quality of mystery to make it competitive with the first movie. Early on, the audience finds out the

Borgmann’s Biases: Avengers: Age of Ultron

By Andrew Borgmann, The Circuit The summer blockbuster season has officially started with what will undoubtedly be the biggest movie of the year. That’s right, “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is finally in theaters. In this movie, Earth’s mightiest heroes join forces again to take down Hydra and steal back Loki’s scepter from the first movie.

Editorial: Newspaper committed to students

At The Circuit, we’re committed to news. Our mission is to inform and educate our fellow students on issues important to them  on and off campus. As student journalists, we strive to keep our peers engaged in the community around us. You can count on us to keep you in the loop. In recent years,

SGA: Your input rquired

SGA Executive President Natalie Gallatin For all returning students, and for some freshman, the visitation policy for Elizabeth Hall Lounge was a shock. By now, you’ve probably heard the old policy was actually an exemption to visitation hours, and the Residence Life Office removed the exemption because a) they believe there is enough space on

Letter to the Circuit Editor

Sister Jo Ann Fellin, OSB To complete the story of the African Artifact exhibit in the McCarthy Gallery, I offer the following information.  Many of the pieces displayed are from a collection of artifacts that Sister Georgia McGarry assembled during a year of study in Sierra Leone where she did research for her doctoral dissertation. Sister Georgia

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Students walk in the steps of saints

Melissa Nigrin, The Circuit Perugia is known for its chocolate. Norcia is known for its salami. Assisi is known for its saints. And this past weekend, students studying abroad experienced all three. The history professor led students to the Umbria region where they spent Friday touring around the churches and famous places of Assisi. Most

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