Archive for September 13th, 2017

DeVos to Rewrite Sexual Harassment Guidelines

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

  Elisabeth Dee “Betsy” DeVos is a name that everyone in the American education system – students, teachers, and administrators alike – has been made all too familiar with ever since her commencement as Secretary of Education in President Trump’s administration. The nation’s response to DeVos’s initiation as Secretary of…
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In Defense of DACA – Protecting our DREAMers

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

The Trump administration’s unwillingness to defend Deferred Action of Child Arrivals, otherwise known as DACA, shows an apparent lack of empathy for those affected by its repeal. DACA is the result of an executive order made by former President Barack Obama in 2012 that protects young undocumented immigrants from deportation…
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Trans Rights are Human Rights – Transgender people in the military

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

President Trump’s ban on transgender people from serving in any capacity in the military is not only an exercise in ignorance, but is a step backwards from the progressive social standard set by former President Obama. Although the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in September 20, 2011 was a…
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Earthly Crisis: Natural Disasters Continue Wreaking Havoc

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

In the late hours of Thursday, September 7, Mexico found itself shaken by a devastating earthquake. The 8.1 magnitude earthquake is one of several natural disasters wreaking havoc across North America. The end of August saw Texans floored by the category 3 Hurricane Harvey; Hurricane Irma, although past the Caribbean,…
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Readdressing the Dress Code – Evanston Township High School Passes Body Positive Dress Code

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Evanston Township High School has implemented a new dress code, one they are referring to as a “body positive” code. Schools across the country have been under fire as students and parents alike confront administrations on their dress code policies. Over half the public schools in the U.S. have a…
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Presidential Inauguration

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

On September 29, 2017, Saint Xavier University (SXU) will be honoring their newest President Laurie M. Joyner, Ph.D. with an inauguration. The inauguration will take place at 10 a.m. in the Shannon Center’s Main Arena for the Installation Ceremony. SXUNews reports that, “500 guests, including delegates, board of trustee members,…
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Mother Nature’s Wrath

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Just a little over two weeks ago, Hurricane Harvey destroyed parts of the Caribbean, Latin America, Louisiana, and Texas, however, those who lived in Houston received the worst of the flooding that the storm had brought. On August 25, Harvey created catastrophe as a category 4 hurricane with winds up…
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Rescinding DACA: The End of an Era

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

On Tuesday, September 5, Attorney General, Jeff Sessions announced the end of the DACA program. Now, Congress has six months to replace DACA with a comprehensive immigration policy. DACA, or the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, was enacted in 2012 through an executive order of President Obama.  DACA was a…
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Men’s Soccer Looking to Improve Upon Positive Start

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Coach Ed Vucinic has to be satisfied with the way his team has started off this season.  The team began the season on a two-game road trip where they split both games, losing their season opener 3-0 to number two seed, University of Rio Grande and beating Shawnee State University,…
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Saint Xavier’s Women’s Team Faces an Uphill Battle

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Saint Xavier’s women’s soccer team entered the season with fresh faces—all hopeful that the 2016-2017 season would be different. Unfortunately, so far, that has not been the case. In fact, for Coach Strehlau, it’s a case of deja vu. Through four games, the team has yet to register a win….
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