Archive for March, 2017

Give Opening Acts A Chance

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Seeing your favorite musician or band live in concert is always exciting. Except, you have to sit through the opening acts first. Boring, right? Not exactly. Opening acts are often skipped out on or paid little attention to by concertgoers, when they should really give the opening acts a chance….
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Communication Seniors Present Senior Seminar Events

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Every year, SXU seniors majoring in Communication go through a year-long Senior Seminar course. For the first semester, the students conduct a literature review of a chosen topic and do research, writing and analyzing of concepts. For the second semester, students apply the information researched and present it in either…
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Hot Thoughts Album Review

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Spoon has been an indie-rock favorite of mine for quite a while. Even though there is nothing original about their sound or style, I am always more than happy to hear their energetic rock pieces. But ever since I listened to their 2014 record They Want My Soul, I knew…
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Ken’s Sports Report 3/27

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Men’s Volleyball Tue, March 21 On this day, the Cougars hosted a game against conference rival Cardinal Stretch University. This was a big game for the Cougars, because Cardinal Stretch is at the top of the conference with a record of 21-7. So, if the 6-13 Cougars were to knock…
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North Side vs. Southside: The Age-Old Rivalry That Will Never Go Away

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Baseball season is back and Opening Day for your Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs is April 3! When it comes to these two teams, there has (and always will be) a rivalry between them. Lots of heated debates arise and friendships are tested anytime this touchy subject is brought…
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Let’s Talk About the Wall

Friday, March 24th, 2017

President Donald Trump has proposed the construction of a wall between the U.S.’s and Mexico’s border. An informational panel discussion was presented on March 16th in order to address questions and information on the matter.   The panel consisted of Project Manager for Accreditation, Assessment and Development, Jorge Arevalo; SXU…
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Alby Lee Lewis book signing at SXU

Friday, March 24th, 2017

On March 18th, SXU’s School of Education presented a book signing of Alby Lee Lewis’ autobiographical book, Life with No Words, in which he shares his story of achieving his lifelong dream of reading at the age of 55. The book signing took place in the Butler Reception at 3:30pm….
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Overbearing Prom Dress Codes are Sexist

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Prom season is among us. For many high school seniors, it will be what they believe to be the best night of their lives. Girls have been waiting for this day since they took the high school entrance exam. They cannot wait to pick out the perfect dress-but thanks to…
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A Brief History of Silent Films

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Films have come a long way ever since its creation which is great because we love watching films. If you need some evidence, just take a look at the billions of dollars the biggest blockbuster hits make. Audiences are so enthralled by the complex stories and impressive visuals that today’s…
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Ken’s Sports Recap 3/20

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Fri, March 17 Men’s Volleyball It’s been a difficult season for the men’s volleyball team. Wins are far and few between and their 5-13 record really exemplifies this. To add to their misfortune, the Cougars had to face up against 14-7 Lourdes University, a team who’s been killing it as…
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