Archive for February 7th, 2018

Athlete Profile: Maddie Welter

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

For the past couple of issues, I have been raving about the 2017-2018 Cougar Women’s Basketball team. Well, I am going to keep on going with this trend because this team is going places. This team has a 19-2 record with having a 14-0 record in the CCAC. They are…
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The Other America: Prospers Divided

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

America, as a realm, prospers divided. From its conception and its conceivement, its prosperity has been askew. Where its triumph derived from capitalism, its poverty derived too. There is an America which breathes beneath the poster of our boasts. Despairingly it lives in contrast to the other. Only to perpetuate…
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Sox Take a Page Out of Cubs Playbook

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

A 95-loss season never felt so good for the White Sox. It’s been a decade since the Sox last postseason appearance, but people are smiling again. General Manager Rick Hahn has adapted a “lose now, win later” plan. The Sox are in total rebuild mode after several years of signing…
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Eagles Fly Their Way to First Title

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Philadelphia Eagles Defeat New England Patriots in Thrilling Super Bowl LII For the first time ever, the Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl champions after defeating the New England Patriots 41-33. Finishing 13-3, the Eagles were a force the entire season, but after losing starting quarterback and MVP candidate Carson Wentz,…
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Home Sweet Home for the Men’s Volleyball Team

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

After coming off of a win against the St. Ambrose Fighting Bees, they are welcomed back to Saint Xavier on their home court last Wednesday and Thursday night in the Shannon Center. The Bob Hallberg Court was full of Cougar Nation cheering on the men during their first home game…
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Slow Starts Contribute to SXU’s Three-Game Losing Streak

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

“Moral victories” are not what a team wants to have but that is what Saint Xavier has to look at coming off a disappointing week. The Cougars were looking to bounce back after a tough loss to Holy Cross College. Unfortunately, the team fell on the road to Calumet College…
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Saint Xavier Continue Their Dominant Run Over CCAC Opponents

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Saint Xavier’s women’s basketball team capped off their dominant week with an emphatic win over Trinity International University (Ill.), 101-42. They had a similar result in their midweek defeating Calumet College of St. Joseph by a score of 100-45. Despite the eventual lopsided score against Calumet College, the Crimson Wave…
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Personal Most Memorable Albums of 2017

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

1. Falling in Reverse – Coming Home “Coming Home” becomes frontman Ronnie Radke’s gateway to tell stories of inner-turmoil, betrayal, heartache, and his desire to become closer to his daughter. It focuses on having a more polished and heavy attitude. Radke’s melodies hit exceptional highs, and soft-hearted lows during songs…
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Saint Xavier Celebrates International Clash Day: Interview with KEXP’s Owen Murphy

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Have you ever done something just because you could? In the moment that you committed it, would you have believed that your act would eventually inspire a powerful cultural revolution of international proportions? I hereby welcome you to participate in today’s celebrations of the holiday based off one such act:…
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Conscious Consumer: Sports Drinks

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

So you’ve just finished a workout or just want something sweet to drink, but don’t want the carbonation of pop, so you pick up a sports drink from the diner or Cougar Fuel thinking it to be the healthier alternative to juice or pop. After all, it has electrolytes! Whatever…
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