An illuminated piece from the St. John's Bible.  Photo by Ellen Petersen.

Illuminated manuscript displayed to inspire

By Ivy Mackey, The Circuit. Evangelization can take several forms, and art is one of them. From March 13 to April 16, 25 archival prints from the St. John’s Bible will be displayed across Benedictine College campus thanks to the Benedictine College Convocation and Arts Committee and St. Benedict’s Abbey. Originally created from 1995-2011 by […]

Discovery Day 2017 is set for April 5. Photo from Pexels.

Discovering talents

By Grace King, The Circuit. Discovery Day is a time where students present their talents for educational or learning purposes complete with a keynote speaker. According to the Benedictine College website, “Benedictine College’s Discovery Program prepares students for lifelong learning by engaging them in interdisciplinary Discovery Projects. These projects offer students a meaningful context for […]

The frontispiece for the Gospel of Matthew from the St. John's Bible.  Photo by Mary Elsen.

St. John’s Bible lecture recap

By Mary Elsen, The Circuit. Sister Irene Nowell, OSB, shared her story of helping make the vision of the St. John’s Bible a reality during her presentation on March 29. According to, Nowell has earned a bachelor’s degree in music, a master’s degree in both theology and German and a doctorate in Biblical studies. […]

First annual Raven Talks held March 19

By Danielle Sabolik, The Circuit. Around 30 people gathered in the O’Malley McAllister Auditorium on March 19 for the first annual Raven Talks. The event was hosted by Benedictine Student Government Association and organized by Audra Burke, junior and Academic Committee chair. The presentation was designed to mock the venue of a Ted Talk, a […]

Christopher Thibault singing at his senior voice recital.  Photo by Yuna Hayakawa.

Senior voice recital

By Yuna Hayakawa, the Circuit. Christopher Thibault performed his Senior Voice Recital on March 24 at O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium. The music department requires all seniors to perform their recital for either voice or instrument before graduating. Each recital is expected to last around 50 minutes. I was so relieved, said Thibault. Once I got on stage, […]