2009
The Candor names top editors for 2009-2010 academic year

The Candor names top editors for 2009-2010 academic year
October 14, 2009

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

The Candor, Benedictine University’s award-winning student newspaper, has named its managing editorial staff for the 2009-2010 academic year. The new editors are: Editor-in-Chief Matthew Libs, a senior majoring in communication arts and the son of Ronald and Ann Libs of Tinley Park; and Managing Editor Elizabeth Skarr, a senior majoring in writing and publishing and the daughter of Mary Skarr of Western Springs. Also, Associate Editor J.T. Kuykendall, a senior majoring in international business and economics and the son of Scott Kuykendall of Naperville and Leslie Kuykendall of Cary; and News Editor Anna Zak, a junior majoring in communication arts and daughter of Jerzy Zak and Danuta Walczak-Zak of Chicago. Also, Perspectives Editor Benjamin Harley, a senior majoring in communication arts and the son of Roy and Patricia Harley of Springfield; Scene Editor Brittany Lawler, a senior and the daughter of James Lawler of Naperville and Susan Lawler of Naperville; and Sports Editor Marcus Pass, a senior majoring in communication arts and the son of Lillie Pass of Chicago. Chris Birks, assistant professor of Communication Arts, has been named the new faculty advisor for The Candor. “I expect the staff to do their best every day,” Birks said. “I want them to always try and move forward, and as journalists try to better the Benedictine community.” The Candor publishes biweekly on Tuesdays and can also be found online at www.thecandor.com. Readers can also follow the editorial staff on their blog at www.thecandor.wordpress.com.

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Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.