Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Believe it or not, the flu is a serious disease that can vary in extremity. Depending on the person, they can react to the disease differently. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, between 1976 and 2007 an estimated 3,000 to around 49,000 deaths occur a year because…
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T.G.I.F. Thank God It’s Farewell

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

It is the end of an era- American Idol is coming to an end. Season 15, also called the Farewell Season, premiered on January 6.  Like many people, I have not watched American Idol in a long time. I actually had to Google when this season started! American Idol premiered…
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The Xavierite is Looking for Contributors

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Currently, The Xavierite is looking for people to contribute. As always, we appreciate anyone and everyone who wants to write for the paper and welcome people to try tthis great learning experience. Prior experience is not required, but is an added bonus. If you are interested, feel free to contact…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Donald Trump is depressingly still around. For some really strange reason he decided to stand behind Sarah Palin as she rambled incessantly at a podium endorsing him. As much as I understand that Trump is a media tramp and by my estimation something of a narcissist and several four letter…
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The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Since my first day of classes here at SXU, we were introduced to Canvas, the online “grade book” that professors use to post grades, assignments, and files. Since my time here at SXU, I have used canvas for many things, including contacting my professors or peers, creating group pages to…
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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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