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SVA and Tau Sigma Come Together for Soldiers Overseas

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

The Student Veterans Alliance is hosting yet another holiday event in which they will be giving back to the soldiers who are overseas. SVA will be collaborating with Zeta Tau, SXU’s chapter of Tau Sigma National Honor Society for transfer students. The two organizations will be hosting the Homemade Christmas…
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Destress Events at Saint Xavier

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

As the semester winds down and finals approach, students can look forward to a few things to help them destress. On Thursday, November 30, students can stop by the Student Lounge to see Lucky and Pals! The popular therapy dogs will in the lounge from 10am to 11:30am. Students can…
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Student Media Says Goodbye to Bryan Anderson

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Bryan Anderson is a graduating senior of Saint Xavier University with a major in Marketing. Bryan is a transfer student to Saint Xavier. He attended two previous institutions before coming to Saint Xavier. This is his third (and final) semester here. “This school has been my favorite out of the…
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Fall 2017 Semester Wraps up at SXU

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Saint Xavier University will wrap up the Fall semester on December 9. Finals will run from December 4-9. During the week leading up to finals, the university will be offering activities and events before the semester ends. On Monday, November 27, the university offered students and faculty to join in for…
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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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Pre-Law Association Brings Back Mock Trials to SXU

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

After time off, the Saint Xavier University’s Pre-Law Association has returned in full force. The organization had been disbanded due to a lack of camaraderie. According to the association’s newest President, Rachael Norris, “The organization stopped for a while because the people who were running it did not get along…
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SXU Celebrates Diversity Awareness Week

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Saint Xavier University is celebrating Diversity Awareness Week on campus during the week of November  6 through the 10. SXNews stated, “SXU embraces the diversity of its community. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to be proud of their identities, as well as accept others.” The week will be hosted…
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