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The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

I remember growing up and constantly not being able to do a lot of the things the rest of the kids my age got to do. I am the oldest child in my family, so growing up I got the biggest portion of strict parental guidance compared to my sisters….
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The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

“This is an emergency! This is an emergency!” So begins the trailer of Spike Lee’s new movie, the controversially titled Chi-Raq.Ever since the go, this movie was mired in controversy. Mayor Rahm Emanuel came out hard against the independent movie that was filled in the city. The main criticism coming…
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From the Desk of the Editor-in-Chief:

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

With major shake ups in the GOP this week, most notably the appointment of Paul Ryan to the position of the Speaker of the House, it’s hard not to hope that things are going to change. It’s likely no surprise to people following the current process of finding a Republican…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Jeb Bush is back at it. Apparently, Governor Bush has announced that his new campaign slogan (switched over from the painfully obvious, yet somehow still confusingly simple slogan ‘Jeb!’) to ‘Jeb Can Fix It!’ For the governor’s sake, hopefully ‘It’ refers to his own defunct campaign. In the last presidential…
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The No-Filter Post

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Thanksgiving has to be my favorite time of the year. My mom and grandmother start cooking as early as the night before making a buffet of delicious food for the next day. Even though my mom makes me wake up at the crack of dawn to help her cook thanksgiving…
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From the Desk of the Editor-in-Chief:

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Monte Gerlach, photography professor extraordinaire, is leaving Saint Xavier.For someone who has never considered himself a photographer, having Gerlach as a professor was one of my favorite experiences that I’d had at SXU. I did not have any real photography skills or Photoshop skills when I took his Intro to…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Have you ever wished that you didn’t know something? That you could truly invoke the phrase ignorance is bliss? That happened to me early this week. The World Health Organization came out with a report saying that there is a definite link between processed meats and cancer. That’s bad news…
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The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Growing up, I lived part of my life in the city of Chicago. However, when I was seven my family and I moved to Plainfield, Illinois. Now as a college student I have moved back to the city for an easier commute to get on campus. There’s always this constant…
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From the Desk of the Editor-in-Chief: The Internet and the Forces of Evil

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

If you read my column this week (on the page next to this one), then you’ll read a pretty fascinating tale about racial tension online. For some reason, the Internet seems to be a hotbed for people to say controversial things without much reason for actually saying them. Continuing with…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

If you are a Star Wars fan like I am, then on Monday night you were eagerly awaiting the newest trailer for the seventh installment of the franchise. Not every person in love with the galaxy far, far away was happy for the new trailer. No. There was a group…
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