ENACTUS President Nolan McCall addressing the members of the club. Photo by Samuel Smeltzer.

ENACTUS is pushing forward

By Sam Smeltzer, The Circuit. Starting this fall semester, Benedictine College’s Enactus program is no longer maintaining the student-run company Benedict’s Brittle, but the entrepreneurial spirit is still alive and well on campus. The president of BC’s Enactus, senior Nolan McCall, says that although the departure of Benedict’s Brittle is a blow to the program, […]

Westerman Hall continues to be worked on as the fall 2017 semester begins.  Photo by Mary Elsen.

Westerman continues restoration process

By Mary Elsen, The Circuit. When students ascend the Raven Walk, the peaks of a new campus skyline come into view.  Westerman Hall’s renovations have rendered the building almost unrecognizable, having begun in fall 2016. “This is a major project, the most expensive ever on our campus, and therefore takes time,” said President Stephen Minnis.  […]

Raymond Arroyo, a New York Times bestselling author and journalist, visited Benedictine on April 17. Courtesy Will Wilder Press.

Fiction: the Old/New Tool of Evangelization

By Ivy Mackey, The Circuit. Stories are one of the oldest forms of transmitting knowledge, but today, this form appears to be underutilized. On April 17, Raymond Arroyo, a New York Times bestselling author and journalist, presented a talk called “How Fiction Can Save Our Culture and Renew the Church” in the Ferrell Academic Center […]

Service Day 2017 was focused on serving and spending time with the elderly of Atchison.  Photo courtesy of James Reding.

Spring Service Day recap

By Mary Elsen, The Circuit. Service Team, a branch of Benedictine’s Ministry Team, held its annual Spring Service Day on April 22. “The theme of Spring Service Day 2017 was spending time with our elders in the community, giving to them our energy and gaining from them their wisdom,” said senior James Reding, Service Team […]