Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

A Call to Create: Breaking the Artist Monopoly on Creativity and Rediscovering a Lost Joy

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

There are many things that make me mad about the educational system, but one is the consistent view of art and creative programs as being seen as secondary to mathematics, science, or language, when in fact they require a similar level of creativity to truly understand them. We are taught…
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President Obama “Shot Down” by Radical Feminists

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Apparently it is now a grave error to compliment a woman on her looks. Our very own president, Barack Obama, learned this the hard way after being condemned by ultra-feminists for calling California Attorney General Kamala Harris “the best-looking attorney general in the country” (Kansas City Star). After this comment,…
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Editorial: Saint Xavier University – A Lot to Offer (But You Wouldn’t Know It)

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

When many people, either those associated with our fair university or just onlookers, think of St. Xavier the first thing that probably comes to mind is our brilliant nursing program. True, St. Xavier does have a great nursing program, probably one of (if not) the best in the state of…
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Rated G for: Give Me a Break

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Upon hearing of the failure of the most recent federal weapon ban bill, I wondered how many more tragedies have to take places before a piece of legislation is passed then another thought popped into my head: what will they blame it on? Every time a big shooting happens the…
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Don’t Tread on Jesus!

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Recently, a Florida Atlantic University professor walked all over the Christian faith…literally. Dr. Deandre Poole decided it would be a good lesson plan to have his “intercultural communications” students write the word “Jesus” on a sheet of paper, put it on the ground and step all over it. After one…
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Editorial: Prices Might be Sky High, but so are Spirits

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

The other week “The Xavierite” reported on students’ complaints about the diner and a follow up interview with Linda Moreno, Director of Auxiliary Services, and Stephanie Moye, Senior Director of Dining Services, in the hopes of gaining some insight into these issues. Both sides have very legitimate concerns that speak…
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Self-Drive Cars: Autopilot or Automatic Disaster?

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Google has been getting a lot of attention lately for its self-driving cars. These are cars that have the ability to drive by themselves without the driver doing anything. They have so far been legalized in California, Nevada, and Florida only for testing and only if a driver is present…
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Food Wars: The Foil of Food Fusion

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

I’m a man of simple tastes. I like my soda cold, my food hot and not much differentiation. So when my great foe in life and uneasy ally and brother in journalism Grant Vargas approached me about writing about food fusion I was ready to pounce. I’ll admit, I wasn’t…
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Food Wars: The Guardian of Garbbled Grub

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

It has been almost a year since I made the switch to vegetarianism (do not worry I am not talking about converting others) and in that time I have come to try and to love all sorts of new foods because the bland American cuisine does not comprehend vegetables as…
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Pope Francis: Bridging the Old and New

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Habemus Papem! Pope Francis is the first non-European Pope in over 1000 years to take office. Formerly known as Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina, Francis is the first pope ever from the Americas. He is also the first ever Jesuit pope as well as the first pope (265 popes preceded him)…
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