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A Spring Filled with School, Sports, and Smiles

Jannette Kazlauskas '20

May 15, 2017

Filed under Features

The sun comes up, the flowers begin to grow, and the cheery chirp of the birds return! Spring is here and summer is right around the bend. As the year slowly wraps to a close, Benet’s students are able to look back on their...

Giving Them a Chance

Brian Hunt '18

April 20, 2017

Filed under Features

On Monday, March 6, Chance the Rapper made a monstrous one-million-dollar donation to the Chicago Public Schools. This donation followed a previous conversation between the Chicago based artist and Governor Bruce Rauner. The two...

The Junior Catalyst Retreat Changes with a Purpose

Kevin O'Leary '18

April 5, 2017

Filed under Features

In chemistry, a catalyst is defined as a substance that speeds up the rate of a chemical reaction, without undergoing any chemical change itself. The last part of that definition is where Benet’s Catalyst retreats differ from...

Taking Benet Academy by Storm, One Calf at a Time: A Mad Kibs

Claire Kubacki '20

March 6, 2017

Filed under Features

Remember Mad Libs? The Benet Herald has decided to make a spin off of Mad Libs and created Mad Kibs. Visit the library anytime this week to fill out a copy of the very first original Mad Kibs. The funniest and most uniqe submission...

SALT Discontinues Saturday Morning Our Lady of the Angels Trips, New Service Opportunities to Come

Julia Gallagher '18

February 28, 2017

Filed under Features

Earlier this year, SALT discontinued the Saturday morning trips to the Our Lady of the Angels Mission. This left many students wondering why the trips had been canceled and what service opportunities would take its place, as this...

MOS: Who would you like to see win an Oscar?

Herald Editors

February 27, 2017

Filed under Features

Man on the Street, the Herald’s newest section, seeks students and teachers to answer a unique question posed by the Herald editors. Here are the responses of the Benet student body for the February MOS. “I’d like to...

Top 5 Super Bowl Commercials

Caitlyn Allen '19

February 27, 2017

Filed under Features

Let's take a moment to recall the most epic comeback in Super Bowl history; unless you're a Falcons fan or just hate Tom Brady. Super Bowl LI is bound to go down in history as one of the greatest football games of all time. Each...

President Obama Bids Farewell to the Whitehouse and Executive Office A Firsthand Account

Grace Christin '18

February 14, 2017

Filed under Features

On Tuesday January, 10, 2017, my family and I were given the once in a lifetime opportunity to attend the final major public speech of Barack Obama's presidency. This, however, was not my first time witnessing President Obama...

Donald Trump is Sworn in as 45th President of the United States

Connor Kolet '17

February 10, 2017

Filed under Features

It was an unprecedented day as Donald John Trump, a billionaire from Queens, New York, was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Jake Tapper of CNN began the inauguration coverage by revealing the income inequality...

Think Outside the Chocolate Box

Sofia Godinez '17

February 9, 2017

Filed under Features

Valentine’s Day is all about the chocolate, candy and flowers. But this year, some restaurants are taking Valentine's Day to the next level. Looking for something unique to buy for your Valentine's Day celebration? Check out...

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