Archive for October 18th, 2017

Online Dating: Yay or Nay?

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Nowadays, I’ve been noticing a trend in online dating. I had the opportunity to ask a couple people how they felt about online dating and also others who haven’t tried online dating and their reasoning. Some said they’ve never tried online dating because they’re afraid of someone being a “catfish.”…
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This Past Week in Politics

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Ever since Donald Trump has been elected to office, it seems that the political world has been chaos. Questions like, “Should the wealthy get tax cuts? Are women autonomous beings? What benefit is there for the US to help those suffering a humanitarian crisis? Will Trump launch us into WWIII?” …
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Psi Chi National Honor Society Holds Event – Jobs in Psychology with a Bahelor’s Degree

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The Psi Chi International National Honor Society at Saint Xavier University (SXU) held an event for students obtaining a Bachelors of Art (BA) of Bachelors of Science (BS) degree in Psychology on Monday, October 9. The Honor Society had Dr. Timothy D. Ritchie speak to students interested in psychology about…
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Domestic Violence Awareness Week

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and Saint Xavier will be participating in the National Network to End Domestic Violence’s Week of Action. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence created Domestic Violence Awareness Month in 1981. Derived from the Day of Unity, the purpose of the project was to help…
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Saint Xavier University Presents The Bell

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) student media has introduced a new student E-magazine entitled The Bell. The magazine is named after the cast iron bell, located near the main entrance of the Warde Academic Center at SXU. The first issue was released on October 6 through the university’s online newspaper, The…
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WXAV Celebrates College Radio Day

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

On Friday, October 6, Saint Xavier’s student run radio, WXAV, participated in College Radio Day. College Radio Day was first created in 2010 by Dr. Rob Quicke. Quicke worked with Saint Xavier University’s own Peter Kreten to develop the idea. “I had the idea back in December of 2010 on…
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Women’s Volleyball Team Extends Their Streak to 14

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The women’s volleyball keeps on impressing and simply refuses to lose. Since the last time we’ve covered the team, the women have added 3 more wins to their winning streak now. Simply put, the women are steamrolling through the conference and are establishing themselves as serious competitors. First game of…
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Smialek and Women’s Soccer Shine

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

It wasn’t all bad news for soccer in the US, at least for Saint Xavier. Following a week where both the men’s and women’s team lost to Cardinal Stritch and Judson University, respectively, they went unbeaten against Calumet College of St. Joseph and Robert Morris University. Not only that but…
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Theatre Buzz: Yasmina’s Necklace

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

On Thursday October 26, the Goodman Theatre will be holding its second College Night event for the 2017/2018 season. The play that will be featured is Yasmina’s Necklace, which is about an Iraqi artist named Yasmina (Susaan Jamshidi) who has just arrived to Chicago. She has hardened herself to the…
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An Instant Sci-Fi Classic: Blade Runner 2049 Review

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

After thirty-five years, sci-fi cult classic Blade Runner gets a visually stunning sequel that asks what it means to be human, while also expanding the film’s universe. Director Denis Villeneuve and the film’s writing team could have easily rebooted the franchise with no effort involved and made a quick buck…
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