The cast of Circle Mirror Transformation during one of the shows.
Center: Danielle Shanahan, left to right: Danny Kopitke, Annie Schwaner, Gabe Heffernan, Emily Kennebeck.  Photo by Monica Nelson and Kateri Determan.

Circle mirror perception of life

By Grace King, The Circuit. “Circle Mirror Transformation,” written by Annie Baker and directed by Scott Cox was a play shown this past weekend. The play’s performances began on Feb. 10 and went through the night of the 15. in the O’Malley and McAllister Auditorium. “Misunderstood, artsy, boring, needy and pathetic,” is how the cast […]

Marchers rally near the Washington Monument for the annual March for Life. Photo by Jeffrey Bruno, ALETEIA.

Student thoughts on the March for Life

By Katelyn Swisher, Special to The Circuit. Benedictine students who attended the March for Life 2017 say it was an incredible experience. “It was very moving,” said Gabriella Sipe, sophomore. “I had high expectations, but it really just exceeded all my expectations.” The March for Life was Friday, Jan. 27 in Washington, D.C. Approximately 270 […]

Holy Grounds barista making a latte on a busy night. Photo by Grace King.

Deep into coffee

By Grace King, The Circuit. It’s that time of the season where pencils and paper are broken out again and coffee cups suddenly become more full. Whether it is black or styled more like Starbucks, coffee but has become cultural in many countries and around the world. It’s not important what country you live in. […]

God had other plans

by MaryLiz Bugos, Special to The Circuit. Firefighter. Emergency Medical Technician. Biochemist. Plumber. Carpenter.  Mechanic. Gardener. Beekeeper. But the one thing Elaine Fischer never thought she would become was a Benedictine Sister. In 2015 she celebrated 25 years with the Sisters of Mount Saint Scholastica. As a child, Fischer was stubbornly opposed to the idea […]