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My First Year at SXU In Retrospect

Monday, April 24th, 2017

We are approaching May and nearing the end of the school year, which means Summer! This was my Freshmen year at Saint Xavier University and I had no idea what to expect from my first year of college. I think now is as good a time as any to reflect…
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The PIQNIQ Experience

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Summer is quickly approaching and so is one of the best concerts around, PIQNIQ! PIQNIQ is a concert that takes place at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park and is run by 101WKQK and one of the sponsors is Saint Xavier. I personally have gone two times and it is…
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Star Wars Celebration 2017 Recap

Monday, April 17th, 2017

This year’s Star Wars Celebration just wrapped up and fans of the series received exciting news over the weekend. For those who don’t know what Star Wars Celebration is, it is a fan gathering that celebrates the beloved sci-fi franchise. This year, the celebration took place in Orlando, Florida and…
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New Rolling Stones Exhibit Now Open in Chicago

Monday, April 17th, 2017

On April 14, “Exhibitionism”, an exhibit in honor of The Rolling Stones, opened at Navy Pier. This exhibit started in London, traveled to New York, and has now made its way here to Chicago. Since the 1960’s, The Rolling Stones have been rocking the world and now you are able…
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Ghost in the Shell Movie Review

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Ghost in the Shell is the American, live-action adaptation of Masamune Shirow’s original Japanese comic, Manga, and Mamoru Oshii’s classic 1995 animated film of the same name. I have been looking forward to this film for quite some time. Not only because I was a fan of the original animated…
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Chicago Sports Museum Experience

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

On Friday, March 31, Saint Xavier hosted the annual Spring Formal and this year, it took place at the Chicago Sports Museum. Prior to this event, I did not even know that this museum existed. Of all the times I have walked through the Water Tower Place, I am not…
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Hot Thoughts Album Review

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Spoon has been an indie-rock favorite of mine for quite a while. Even though there is nothing original about their sound or style, I am always more than happy to hear their energetic rock pieces. But ever since I listened to their 2014 record They Want My Soul, I knew…
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North Side vs. Southside: The Age-Old Rivalry That Will Never Go Away

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Baseball season is back and Opening Day for your Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs is April 3! When it comes to these two teams, there has (and always will be) a rivalry between them. Lots of heated debates arise and friendships are tested anytime this touchy subject is brought…
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A Brief History of Silent Films

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Films have come a long way ever since its creation which is great because we love watching films. If you need some evidence, just take a look at the billions of dollars the biggest blockbuster hits make. Audiences are so enthralled by the complex stories and impressive visuals that today’s…
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Preserving Silent Cinema: An Interview with Jay Warren

Monday, March 20th, 2017

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of interviewing Dennis Wolkowicz (aka Jay Warren). Jay Warren is a photoplay organist for The Silent Film Society of Chicago. For those who do not know, the term “photoplay” means a play that has been photographed to put on film. Warren’s job…
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