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Harris carries Ravens past Central Methodist 75-62 to advance to Heart semifinals

By Randy Speer, Reporter Benedictine coach Ryan Moody has said before that his team isn’t built around one player scoring 30 points a game. Junior guard John Harris, Jr.’s performance against Central Methodist on Thursday might make him reconsider that. No. 16 Benedictine defeated Central Methodist 75-62 in the HAAC quarterfinals with Harris scoring 21

Benedictine athletic department hires Magee as first women’s lacrosse coach

By Adam Burns, Sports Editor The Benedictine athletic department hired its newest coach Thursday afternoon, according to the Benedictine FYI sent to students. Amanda Magee is in line to head up the women’s lacrosse team, as they make the transition from club to varsity next year. “We are excited to have Amanda join the Raven

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Donor gives Music Department new pianos

By Ashlyn Frederick, Reporter The Benedictine College music department received a donation of 21 new pianos. Dr. Ruth Krusemark, Chair and Professor of Music, has always strived for students to have the best instruments to play on, she said. In the summer of 2014, the process to try and achieve this goal began. Krusemark contacted

Annual Scholarship Ball brings in record numbers

By Adam Burns, Sports Editor OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Benedictine College President Stephen Minnis reviewed year three of the “Benedictine 2020” plan, and previewed what’s to come at the 44th annual Scholarship Ball Saturday. This year’s event, which was dedicated to the late Father Gerard Senecal, saw a record attendance of over 800 guests, including

The Head and the Heart: BC’s Fundraising for the Future

By Maggie Doyle, Reporter As Benedictine College progresses through its 2020 campaign, students and faculty continue looking forward to campus developments on the horizon. “We are just coming off the heels of the Investing in Excellence Campaign, a $50 million campaign that raised $70 million, making it one of our most successful campaigns to date,”

Donor gives Music Department new pianos

By Ashlyn Frederick, Reporter The Benedictine College music department received a donation of 21 new pianos. Dr. Ruth Krusemark, Chair and Professor of Music, has always strived for students to have the best instruments to play on, she said. In the summer of 2014, the process to try and achieve this goal began. Krusemark contacted

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Borgmann’s Biases: What to watch on Netflix over break

By Andrew Borgmann, Reporter Spring break is the perfect time for a week long movie marathon or binge watching television shows on Netflix. Here are some of my recommendations. The third season of Netflix’s highly successful, original series, “House of Cards,” was released last week. This dark political drama follows Frank Underwood, a twisted congressman,

Borgmann’s Biases: What to watch on Netflix over break

By Andrew Borgmann, Reporter Spring break is the perfect time for a week long movie marathon or binge watching television shows on Netflix. Here are some of my recommendations. The third season of Netflix’s highly successful, original series, “House of Cards,” was released last week. This dark political drama follows Frank Underwood, a twisted congressman,

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: Move forward together

By Joey Jadlowski Henry Ford once said, “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” This quote strongly correlates with the unofficial motto of Benedictine – “Forward, Always Forward.” I’ve always strived to achieve this in my work with Student Government Association (SGA) and in my daily life. Working as a

“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

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Moroccan meals can bring even strangers together

By Lauren Williams, Reporter If a Moroccan finishes a meal with clean hands, the food must have been bad. Dirty hands mean delicious food because Moroccans eat the majority of their food with their hands from one shared plate. At home or at restaurants, and even in the cafeteria at Al Akhawayn University, forks and

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