Archive for April, 2017

Second to Last Semester Week Recap

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

As graduation approaches and as the semester concludes, many events have occurred during the week of April 24th to 28th for SXU’s graduating seniors and for students with finals. The week began with SXU’s Psi Chi chapter inducting their 19 newest members on Monday the 24th into the International Honor…
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Student Lounge named after President Emerita Christine Wiseman

Friday, April 28th, 2017

On Thursday, April 27th, at 11am, Saint Xavier University held a ceremony to honor President Emerita Christine Wiseman by naming the Student Lounge after her. Students, faculty, and staff were present at the touching dedication. The ceremony began with welcoming remarks from Dr. Avis Clendenen, Dr. Anthony Campbell, and, SXU…
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Why is Nobody Listening to the Scientists?

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

If we were having a conversation about carbon dioxide in the air, whom would you trust more: a scientist or a politician? The clear answer seems to be the politician, but in today’s society of skepticism, the answer is often the politician. Throughout President Trump’s 100 first days in office,…
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My First Year at SXU In Retrospect

Monday, April 24th, 2017

We are approaching May and nearing the end of the school year, which means Summer! This was my Freshmen year at Saint Xavier University and I had no idea what to expect from my first year of college. I think now is as good a time as any to reflect…
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Three Double-Headers for the Softball Team

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Standing at 17-20 on the season, the Cougars aren’t exactly enjoying the same success they achieved last campaign. Despite this, the Cougars are still having a killer season and only look forward to improving it through these 3 double-headers they had last week. Will the women bully the competition, or…
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The PIQNIQ Experience

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Summer is quickly approaching and so is one of the best concerts around, PIQNIQ! PIQNIQ is a concert that takes place at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park and is run by 101WKQK and one of the sponsors is Saint Xavier. I personally have gone two times and it is…
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Slut Walk at SXU Brings Sexual Assault Awareness to Campus

Friday, April 21st, 2017

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The purpose of this is to begin a movement to end sexual abuse. In order to show support, Saint Xavier University hosted several events that began in late March and concluded in late April, such as a variety of panels, discussions, and activities. SXU’s…
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Facebook Live Has Become A Real-Life Crime Show

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

On April 6, 2016 Facebook launched Facebook Live videos. Anyone with a Facebook account and a phone was now able to broadcast live to everyone in the world. As people tried out the new feature, we muddled through loud live videos from concerts our friends were at and borderline useless…
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SJP’s Tournament Helps Rebuild Homes in Gaza

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

SXU’s SJP hosted a dodgeball tournament to raise money for the Zakat Foundation in the Shannon Center on Friday, March 31st. The tournament took place from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. The cost was $15 per player ages 18 to 25. Teams were required to wear same color shirts and have a…
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Star Wars Celebration 2017 Recap

Monday, April 17th, 2017

This year’s Star Wars Celebration just wrapped up and fans of the series received exciting news over the weekend. For those who don’t know what Star Wars Celebration is, it is a fan gathering that celebrates the beloved sci-fi franchise. This year, the celebration took place in Orlando, Florida and…
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