Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

The No-Filter Post

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

It’s Sunday morning, the sun is shining, I have slept until noon… life is great. Then, I begin to realize that the next time I wake up to the sun shining, it won’t be such a pleasant feeling. We all know that dreadful feeling we get when we wake up…
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From the Desk of the Editor-in-Chief: An Invite to Voice Your Opinions

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

I’ve had a lot of interaction with some readers of The Xavierite within the last week. Several spoke to me about reading my recent columns about Donald Trump, the upcoming presidential election and all that has surrounded it. Some agreed with what I had to say, citing my articles as…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Humans are a peculiar bunch aren’t we? We morn unfortunate things and act like we feel sorry for people, but ultimately we are drawn to tragedy. I’m talking about an event that happened late on Sunday night when a local hardware store’s propane tanks caught fire. The store, only a…
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The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

So, it’s a Friday night and my boyfriend and I were having a conversation about love. Now, I’m not talking about the sappy “I love you, I love you more” conversation. We were talking about love not being free. However, I never really thought about love having a price, until…
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From the Desk of the Editor-in-Chief:

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

It is hard to fathom the amount of school shootings that have occurred within the last decade. However, what is becoming easier and easier to wrap our heads around is the amount of politics that surround these events. Recently in light of the events in Oregon, President Obama said that…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

I promise you, unless something monumental concerning his campaign happens next week, I will try to not write something about Donald Trump. But he’s just the gift that keeps on giving. Although, this week, you could say that I’m not necessarily taking aim at Trump himself, rather something that he…
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The No-Filter Post

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Ever since I was a child I was told what to do and what not to do because I was a girl. I was told that girls had to be polite, have manners, and speak only when spoken too. I was told I could not do cartwheels in the grass…
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A Letter from the Desk of the Editor-in-Chief

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

The Xavierite is looking for someone to help out in the Viewpoints section. What are we looking for? We want someone who is an opinionated and strong writer. The Viewpoints section is easily one of the paper’s most accessible and relatable sections. It’s a place where many points of view…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Every person should be reacting to the Trump campaign the same way 60 Minutes anchor Scott Pelley did in his interview with Trump on the aforementioned program. Pelley – the normally very sedate and calm head anchor of the CBS Evening News – got respectfully adversarial on Sunday in his…
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The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Hmm. I have two papers due tonight, one presentation at 9 AM tomorrow, and three tests after that. I really should be studying. But then again, I just got a call from my best friend saying the party tonight’s gonna be LIT! Ugh, I know I have a lot of…
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