Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

The No-Filter Post

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

So just a few weeks ago Saint Xavier University sent an email about our current situation with the State of Illinois and their budget for 2016. Without this budget there is no Monetary Awards Program (MAP) funding. In case some of you do not know what this is— which you…
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Survival of the Slang

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Whenever I log into onto Twitter, I am instantly bombarded by the words “bae,” “turn up,” and “on fleek.” At first, I shook my head and criticized anyone who used these words. I wanted nothing to do with them. I thought I was better than someone who would use such…
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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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