Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

The Legend Continues!

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

The fall is upon us! And what does that mean, that means new shows for the Fall season for several broadcasting networks like CBS, NBC, and the like. But for me, I am looking towards Nickelodeon for my show of the season, The Legend of Korra: Book II. Starting on…
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“Going Clear”: A Skeptical Guide of Scientology

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Journalist and author Lawrence Wright has won a Pulitzer Prize once before (for his book on 9/11 The Looming Tower). His new book – Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood & the Prison of Belief – should put him in contention for the same prize. Going Clear is a fascinating read in…
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Q87.7 PIQNIQ Ticket Giveaway

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Want to see the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cold War Kids, and AWOLNATION at Q87.7’s PIQNIQ? Well WXAV can help you out. Listen to these shows for your chance to win a pair of tickets: The Rockology (Mondays 9am-10am) Nuggetts with Newgitt (Mondays 3pm-5pm) The Maggie Program (Mondays 5pm-7pm) The Crazy…
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Witnessing History

Monday, May 13th, 2013

           Recently, The Xavierite spoke to a student from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, who had the privilege of attending Pope Francis’ inauguration mass on March 19, 2013.             Brian Geary, a senior music education major at U. of I., shared his experiences from this once-in-a- lifetime event.            …
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Summer Travel!

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Looking for a fun and unique place to visit on your summer break? Below are students’ narratives of cool vacations across the nation! Seattle I’ve learned that some of the best vacations are located in hidden gems across the nation. If you’re the kind of person who prefers hiking over…
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Dear Nermeen, HELP!!!

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Over the past week or so I had students send in questions for me to answer. Although I did not expect them to put their names below the answers, students knew their questions would be featured in the Xavierite. Below are the students who had questions for me to answer….
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How to Make a Plushie-The Basics!

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

The summer is coming up faster than we know it! And what better way to spend it than learning something new! I am going to teach you how to make the base for your very own plush doll. Once you get the base down, you can add your own flare…
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The Struggle of Living With Depression

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

It creeps up on you. It grabs hold of your life and refuses to let go. You suddenly feel helpless, lonely and scared. Your feelings are out of control and you just can’t seem to get a hold of your life like you once used to – all efforts seem…
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Is Chocolate Good for Your Health?

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Whether it be Valentines Day, Halloween, a romantic day, your birthday, whatever, chocolate is beneficial to your health in many ways. Moderately eating dark chocolate will both reduce your risk of a stroke and/or heart attack to up to 40 percent. Chocolate has a lot of antioxidants, which helps protect…
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How to De-Stress from Your Finals!

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Summer vacation is right around the corner and with that so are finals. Here I will give you a few simple ways to manage stress during finals week. First begin a week or two in advance and create a study schedule for yourself. Once doing so make sure you have…
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