Archive for October, 2017

Five Foot Five: A Closer Look Into Lady Gaga’s Life

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

On September 22, 2017, Netflix released the documentary Five Foot Two. The documentary follows artist/actress Stefani Germanotta, famously known as Lady Gaga. Five Foot Two follows Gaga as she creates and releases her fifth, and most personal, album to date, Joanne.  Viewers will also get a glimpse of her acting,…
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Thoughts On The Use Of “45”

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

With Donald Trump winning the electoral vote and Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote, it should come as  no surprise that the country is rightly divided on the current president. From this division comes many different ways to address the president, from blatantly disavowing the man in office by proclaiming,…
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Yvette Kaiser Smith’s Newest Exhibition Comes to SXU

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

A new solo exhibition will be featured at Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Art Gallery titled, “Variable Expressions of a Constant” by Chicago artist Yvette Kaiser Smith. The exhibit will run from Wednesday, November 1, 2017, through Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Kaiser Smith will be at the gallery on Wednesday, November…
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Sexual Assault is Handled Poorly in Hollywood

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Hollywood has an unfortunate track record of protecting pedophiles and sexual predators as long as they are male, rich, and powerful. Names like Woody Allen, Roman Polanski, Casey Affleck, and Donald Trump have become household names for their contributions behind or on the camera. But, rarely is it mentioned what…
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“Boo-ze and Other Scary Substances”

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Every year, the third full week in October is National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. This year’s week will be October 19-25. Across the country, colleges and universities, including Saint Xavier, will sponsor programs and events to promote the importance of safe drinking. The programs will also discuss the dangers of…
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SXU Welcomes Dr. Ramia Al Bakain

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Saint Xavier University (SXU) is thrilled to welcome Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Dr. Ramia Al Bakain through the Fulbright Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF). Dr. Al Bakain will be offering a series of lectures to faculty and students from both the School of Nursing and Department of Chemistry on Monday, October 23…
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“Snix Snacks:” SXU Helps Hurricane Relief Efforts

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas in August, Hurricane Irma tore through Florida in September, and Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc in Puerto Rico in mid-September. Now, in late October, victims of the massive hurricanes are still waiting for government assistance. While Trump has declared the response to the tragedies in the two…
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Saint Xavier Overcomes Early Deficit in 41-28 Conference Victory

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

After falling behind 21-7 in the first quarter, the No. 10 Cougars managed 34 unanswered points to ultimately propel themselves to a 41-28 victory over MSFA Mid-West foe Saint Ambrose University. The win improves Saint Xavier’s record to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in conference play. Sophomore quarterback Alex Martinez got…
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Athlete Profile: Quarterback Alex Martinez

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

The Cougar Football team’s second half of the season is underway, and these Cougars are hungry.  This is where their strength, endurance, and state of minds are tested.  The real work begins now.  These next games of the regular season will define who the Cougars are as a team.  They…
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SXU Makes History With New Bowling Program

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

One of the biggest stories for Saint Xavier University sports near the end of last year and over the summer was the inclusion of a new sports program. This program turned out to be bowling for both women and men. The bowling program started out with the signing of a…
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