Archive for November 15th, 2017

Conscious Consumer: Turkeys

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

It’s been roughly a year since the 2016 presidential results have been revealed, and shockingly, the majority of us are still alive. I guess that’s one thing to be thankful for during this Thanksgiving season. Speaking of Thanksgiving, I wonder if President Trump will partake in the turkey pardoning tradition…
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Transitions Towards Progress

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

“The best way to show your discontent or support for what is going on in the political sphere is to not vote, but instead plaster your views via stickers on your 1996 Ford minivan,” said no one, ever. Inaction is still an action, and if the 40.7 percent of those…
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Saint Xavier Commuters Get Hungry, Too

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

As the semester winds down, students find themselves in a constant state of anxiety: finals, extra credit…too much money left on their meal plans. That’s right. On top of the pressure of finishing the semester strong, Saint Xavier residents are worrying over the loss of meal plan money. Money that…
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#Make Mercy Real Video Contest

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

The Sisters of Mercy are holding a #MakeMercyReal Video Contest.  The contest began on Monday, September 18 and will end on Thursday, March 1 at 11:45 PM. This contest is national and SXU’s Chicago Campus Ministry is hosting the event. Director of Justice Outreach, Mission and Ministry of the West…
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We Are First: SXU Reaches out to First Gen Students

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

On Thursday, November 9 from 11am-1pm, Saint Xavier University hosted the first First Generation Event, called We are First. The event was planned by Professors Kathleen McInerney and Julie Reinhart, along with the Associate Director of Student Activities, Alexa Zaharris, and the Quad Resident Director and Coordinator of Community Inclusion,…
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SVA Gives Back by Hosting ‘Santa’s Toy Drive’

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

SXU follows eight core values that serve as the university’s mission. SXU’s Student Veteran Alliance (SVA) has demonstrated the core value of compassion by announcing that they will be continuing with their annual holiday tradition of giving back. This year, they will be hosting another Santa’s Toy Drive. Beginning Monday,…
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The First Amendment and Hate Speech on College Campuses

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

On Wednesday, November 8, the National Constitution Center held a Town Hall Debate at the Chicago Cultural Center to discuss The First Amendment’s effect on college and university campuses. According to the National Constitution Center’s website, Congress established the Center in an effort to “disseminate information about the United States…
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Athlete Profile: Outside Hitter Kate Bontrager

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

The 2017 Women’s Volleyball has had a thriller of a season.  This has been one of their best seasons to date.  Their fearless leader, in his twenty-ninth season as head coach, is Bob Heersema. He has coached the team to play competitive volleyball, and their performance in the CCAC Tournament…
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Women Win CCAC Tournament Advance to NAIA Tournament

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

It’s been a good week to be a Cougar. More specifically, it’s been a great week for fans of the Saint Xavier women’s volleyball team. Over the course of the week, the team competed in, and won, all three of their tournament matchups, making them the tournament champs. After their…
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