Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

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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The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Have you ever wished that you didn’t know something? That you could truly invoke the phrase ignorance is bliss? That happened to me early this week. The World Health Organization came out with a report saying that there is a definite link between processed meats and cancer. That’s bad news…
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The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Growing up, I lived part of my life in the city of Chicago. However, when I was seven my family and I moved to Plainfield, Illinois. Now as a college student I have moved back to the city for an easier commute to get on campus. There’s always this constant…
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From the Desk of the Editor-in-Chief: The Internet and the Forces of Evil

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

If you read my column this week (on the page next to this one), then you’ll read a pretty fascinating tale about racial tension online. For some reason, the Internet seems to be a hotbed for people to say controversial things without much reason for actually saying them. Continuing with…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

If you are a Star Wars fan like I am, then on Monday night you were eagerly awaiting the newest trailer for the seventh installment of the franchise. Not every person in love with the galaxy far, far away was happy for the new trailer. No. There was a group…
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The No-Filter Post

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

It’s Sunday morning, the sun is shining, I have slept until noon… life is great. Then, I begin to realize that the next time I wake up to the sun shining, it won’t be such a pleasant feeling. We all know that dreadful feeling we get when we wake up…
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From the Desk of the Editor-in-Chief: An Invite to Voice Your Opinions

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

I’ve had a lot of interaction with some readers of The Xavierite within the last week. Several spoke to me about reading my recent columns about Donald Trump, the upcoming presidential election and all that has surrounded it. Some agreed with what I had to say, citing my articles as…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Humans are a peculiar bunch aren’t we? We morn unfortunate things and act like we feel sorry for people, but ultimately we are drawn to tragedy. I’m talking about an event that happened late on Sunday night when a local hardware store’s propane tanks caught fire. The store, only a…
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The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

So, it’s a Friday night and my boyfriend and I were having a conversation about love. Now, I’m not talking about the sappy “I love you, I love you more” conversation. We were talking about love not being free. However, I never really thought about love having a price, until…
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