Embracing Change

Rosie McShane, The Circuit A recent conversation got me thinking about how I view change. I interviewed an old friend about life after college. Moira Cullings shared a lot of ideas, but one comment really struck me: don’t dwell on change as a negative. “Embrace it as something that is positive and something that’s gonna […]

SGA Program Sparks Donations for Flint

Mike McFarland, The Circuit Residents in Flint, Michigan are unable to get clean water, and Benedictine SGA has started the Water for Flint fundraiser to help them out. SGA President Brian Curran says that although he brought forth the idea in a Senate meeting, freshman senator Garrett Kapelski has really spearheaded the project. “Garret really […]

Senior week drawing near

Rachel Francis, The Circuit To celebrate upcoming graduation, events for seniors are as follows:  Tuesday, May 10 5:00pm Mass on the Grass on the soccer field 8:00pm Trivia Night in the Dining Hall Wednesday, May 11 9:00am Buses depart for the Kansas City Zoo 7:05pm Kansas City T Bones Game begins *Buses depart KC for […]

Curran presents views on Russian democracy

Mike McFarland, The Circuit Junior history major Brian Curran helped kick off the first session of Discovery Day presentations with his speech on Russian democracy Wednesday in the Ferrell Academic Center. Curran focused on the Kornilov Affair, a 1917 Russian military coup. Dr. Richard Crane, history professor at Benedictine, advised Curran throughout the year on […]

BC grad inspires Maur Hill project

Mike McFarland, The Circuit Benedictine College alumna, Dr. Wangari Maathai, is still inspiring Atchison citizens today. Maur Hill-Mount Academy hosted a Walk-A-Thon to raise funds for the Wangari Maathai Green House at the school. The event ran from 9 a.m. to noon last Saturday, April 23. Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica visited Maur Hill […]

‘How ping-pong changed the world’

Sarah Sapenoff, Special to the Circuit The room was packed with eager students waiting to hear what the two girls at the front of the room with ping-pong paddles had to say. Sophomores Caroline Cundiff and Ashley Roberts delivered their Discovery Day presentation entitled, “Forrest Gump, Ping-Pong and the week that changed the world.” The […]

Is BC losing one of its core values

Megan Marley, The Circuit Fostering community is the main focus of every campus event, from ROC week to Springfest. But does Benedictine College build community well in welcoming and integrating international students? Cori Drouhard, Camrie Ventry, Eriko Mori and Mary Catherine Willacker presented their findings on the subject this Discovery Day. “We anticipated the answer […]