Foreign language placement exam credits nixed

By Danielle Sabolik, The Circuit. Starting this semester, Benedictine College has eliminated the chance to receive credit hours for passing the foreign language placement exam. The exam is recommended for students who have taken three or more years of a foreign language in high school and allows students to be placed in the proper course […]

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 […]