Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

From the Desk of the Editor-in-Chief:

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

The events that have occurred in Paris over the weekend are clearly heart breaking. Over 100 lives were taken in a series of terrorist attacks and that country as well as many hearts and minds in America are reeling. One of the key things that I noticed surrounding these events…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

I was right. Maybe. I was completely right. Maybe. If you haven’t heard the rumors, allegedly the GOP is trying to convince Mitt Romney to run for president again. Now, if you’re wondering what I was right about, think back to the early weeks of the semester. In my first…
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The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Ever since I was younger I have always been known as the crybaby. If you yelled at me, I cried. If I was embarrassed, I cried. If you did something to make me really happy, I cried. There was just no going about it with me. Everything and anything would…
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A Call For Writers

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

The Xavierite is currently looking for new writers to join our ranks next semester. In particular we are trying to find people with an aptitude in news writing and opinion writing. However, we are always welcoming to any writers who are willing to join any section and open to new…
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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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