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|Technology helps educate students with special needs|
iPads are the newest assistive technology in the world of education. They are gaining pop- ularity among special education teachers across America as research indi- cates positive impact on students with autism.
|Three thrifts thrive together in town|
They look like candy canes. And she’s proud of them.
Senior Amelia Christ found her candy-cane Converse high-tops at Sacred Heart Variety Store and More, located on the corner of Commercial and Fifth streets.“I’ve been thrifting since I was little,” she said. “My mom thrifts.”
|Fields fuel frustrations|
Most people don’t have a baseball field across the street. Buck Snowden might.
Benedictine College administration approved the new location of the baseball and softball fields, but the college is waiting on funding before beginning the project.Athletic Director Charlie Gartenmayer said the project would realistically be completed in 2015.
|Whirl wind awaits seniors|
Seniors, be prepared to start reminiscing while making new memories.
Senior Week begins May 7 once finals are over. Katlin Clancy, senior class president, revealed some of the plans for senior week.
Tuesday, May 7: Trivia night in the Café with soccer coach Lincoln Roblee as emcee.
|Technology Club hosts first ever 'fragfest'|
Nearly 40 BC students gathered in the Legacy Hall classroom, Friday April 19, to play video games together. BC’s first fragfest is part of a growing trend among video gamers.
“People don’t sit down together anymore to play video games,” said Jono Casino, Technology Club president. “Our goal is to bring guys together to play while still interacting with each other.”
They got exactly that, from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
|Fungo golf: a gentleman's game|
Dressed to a T, Benedictine baseball players show off their skills with a baseball bat in a different manner—playing the esteemed game known as “fungo golf.”
Despite the time commitment of playing 40 regular-season games, the team still finds time – whenever the weather and coach allow – for their favorite extracurricular activity.Fungo golf can be described as a mash-up of golf and baseball, using fungo bats as clubs and the baseball field as the course.