Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

The End of the Line for Vine

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Twitter has announced that they will be discontinuing the popular video app, Vine, in the coming months. Due to a loss of interest of co-founders and users of the app in the recent years, as well as competition from other video-sharing apps, the end of the “Do It For The…
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Election Day Should Be a National Holiday

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

November 8th is an important day in America-it is Election Day. However, Election Day is not a national holiday. It is time that Election Day should be declared a national holiday. The most argued reason for this is that many working Americans find it difficult to get to the polls….
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We Killed The Great Barrier Reef

Friday, October 28th, 2016

 On October 11th, Rowan Jacobsen wrote a stirring obituary mourning the death of The Great Barrier Reef, after existing for 25 million years. Over 90 percent of the corals have been “bleached” and died due to the environmental changes and abuse we have imposed upon it. By the end of…
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Halloween Movies are the Best Part of October

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Halloween movies just might be the best part of October. Every TV station plays some sort of Halloween movie at some point during the day, and usually runs marathons on weekends and during the days leading up to the 31st. TV stations, in my humble opinion, are in their prime…
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SXU: Then and Now (Part 2)

Friday, October 21st, 2016

  This year, far more driven than nearly 20 years before, I confidently re-enrolled at SXU as a BSN student.  I immediately thought: “My goodness, what has happened here?!”  With the new facilities and technological amenities, there’s no doubt that an educational revolution has transformed the campus. The changes are…
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SXU: Then and Now (Part 1)

Friday, October 21st, 2016

It was the fall semester of 1998 when I wandered into Saint Xavier University in a desperate search for my future.  The world was completely different–few owned a cell phone, the Internet was in its infancy, and people actually interacted face to face.  It was a world before Facebook, YouTube,…
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The NFL’s Smart Choice Booking Lady Gaga for the Halftime Show

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Lady Gaga has been booked for Super Bowl LI’s halftime show on February 5th, 2017. And this just goes to show exactly how smart the NFL can be. The NFL knows that the Super Bowl will inevitably be its most-watched show, but of course, they always reach for more and…
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Does the 13th Zodiac Sign Change Anything for Us?

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Have you heard the news? Everything you thought you knew about yourself and your astrological sign is a lie! Recently, people have been freaking out because they have come to learn that there is actually a thirteenth star sign, named Ophiuchus, throwing everyone’s previously-thought-to-be-true sign out the door. Here is…
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SXU Making A Difference

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Last week the SXU Service Club had their first event of the year preparing and packaging sandwiches for the Bread Truck. The Bread truck is a part of the Port Ministries organization that serves the poor and homeless in a variety of ways. The Bread Truck specifically focuses on passing…
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The Split of Brangelina VS Jennifer Aniston

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Recently, the world was shocked to learn that Brangelina is no more. Angelina Jolie filed to divorce Brad Pitt on September 19th. And, as usual, people took this celebrity event and ran with it-all the way to Jennifer Aniston. Jennifer Aniston divorced Brad Pitt in 2005 and the world was…
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