Archive for February, 2017

Behind Picket Lines: An Account of a Civil Rights Activist

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

It was while working for the SCLC in Chicago that O’Neal took a liking to research. There isn’t a library in Chicago that he has not stepped foot in. His travels also took him to Washington D.C. where he spent time at the Library of Congress. On top of his…
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Behind Picket Lines: An Account of a Civil Rights Activist

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

As Black History Month comes to a close today, we are reminded of all of the important figures that helped to shape many social movements during the Civil Rights era. While many of those figures, big and small, have unfortunately passed on, thankfully we have and should take advantage of…
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La La Land Steve Harvey’d at Oscars, Moonlight Wins Big

Monday, February 27th, 2017

This past Sunday, February 26, the 89th annual Academy Awards was hosted by late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel. Justin Timberlake opened the show with a flashy number and later there were performances from Lin Manuel Miranda and Auli’i Cravalho, Sting, John Legend, and Sara Bareilles who sang for…
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‘Ending Human Trafficking’ Presentation with Sister Jeanne Christensen

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

On February 23rd, SXU hosted the Squeaky Weal Lecture series 2017. Sister Jeanne Christensen, RSM, was the keynote speaker with her presentation entitled ‘Ending Human Trafficking.’ The event began at 6:30pm in the Butler Reception Room. It was free and open to everyone. According to the United Nations Office on…
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Student Athletes Should Not Be Paid (More Than They Already Are)

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

The question of whether or not college athletes should be paid has been asked for a long time now. Unlike professional players, college athletes do not receive a large payment for their talents. They receive no money when their name and their performance is aired on television. Therefore, many athletes…
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My First Look at the Nintendo Switch

Monday, February 20th, 2017

I want to start this article by saying thank you to Nintendo of America for inviting me to the Nintendo Switch Preview Tour. I had a blast and I cannot wait to get one of my own! On Saturday, February 18, my sister and I traveled to the West Side…
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Yes, Peeps Flavored Oreos Are About To Be A Thing

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Nabisco has been notorious for releasing rather interesting Oreo cookie flavors like watermelon, Swedish Fish, limeade, pumpkin spice, fruit punch, and candy corn among others. Last week, the company announced their latest special limited edition flavor, Peeps. Just in time for upcoming Spring season, this new twist on an Easter…
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Will the Baseball Team Return atop the CCAC Division?

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Near the end of the 2015-2016 season the Cougars were losing more games than they were winning, and were at the bottom of the CCAC division. Despite the season drawing to a close and the team not performing the way they wanted, the team showed that they had the talent….
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Ken’s Corner Sports Recap 2/20

Monday, February 20th, 2017

  Men’s Volleyball The men competed in 2 games this week with one of which being competed against a strong conference rival, and another on the road. Tuesday, Feb 14 Love was in the air, but unfortunately winning was not for the Cougars as they dropped the game to Cardinal…
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Cougars Win North Title on Senior Day to Remember

Monday, February 20th, 2017

On an emotional senior day at the Shannon Center, Saint Xavier’s women’s basketball team avenged a January road loss to Cardinal Stritch University by defeating the No. 16 Wolves, 66-45. With the victory, the Cougars are CCAC North Division Champions and earned the second overall seed in the conference tournament,…
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