Department of Communication Arts

Student Media

The Candor

The Candor

Benedictine University's award-winning student newspaper, The Candor, offers students the opportunity to gain valuable journalistic experience and learn about print and online media production.

Students interested in writing for The Candor can contact its faculty adviser, Professor Chris Birks, or speak with a member of the editorial staff. Visit The Candor's website here.

DuPage Valley Review

The DuPage Valley Review

The DuPage Valley Review is an eclectic journal of art and culture published annually by Benedictine University's College of Liberal Arts. Faculty editors work closely with student staffers to produce the Review, which accepts submissions from writers nationwide.

Contact Professor Luigi Manca for more information.

TV reel

Eye of the Eagle

Eye of the Eagle is the campus cable television news magazine program, featuring news, sports, interviews, and features. Students enrolled in COMM 255 (Television Production) and COMM 316 (Advanced Television Production) will automatically work on the program, writing and anchoring news, conducting field reports, editing segments of the show, and working technical crew, though anyone is welcome to work on the show. There are also opportunities for students to originate their own programs.

Interested students may contact Professor Peter Seely.

COMM Arts Chronicle

COMM Arts Chronicle

The COMM Arts Chronicle is the newsletter for the Department of Communication Arts. A student may choose to write or do layout for the publication, which comes out once a semester. Students enrolled in COMM 253 (Public Relations Writing) or COMM 353 (Advanced Seminar in Writing, Editing, and Page Design for Publications) have the opportunity to work on the Chronicle.

Contact Professor Luigi Manca for more information.

A Room with a View

A Room with a View

A Room with a View is the creative writing publication of the Department of Communication Arts. Students enrolled in COMM 353 (Advanced Seminar in Writing, Editing, and Page Design for Publications) have the opportunity to write for A Room with a View or work on layout.

Contact Professor Luigi Manca for more information.