Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

From the Desk of the Editor-in-Chief:

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

It is hard to fathom the amount of school shootings that have occurred within the last decade. However, what is becoming easier and easier to wrap our heads around is the amount of politics that surround these events. Recently in light of the events in Oregon, President Obama said that…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

I promise you, unless something monumental concerning his campaign happens next week, I will try to not write something about Donald Trump. But he’s just the gift that keeps on giving. Although, this week, you could say that I’m not necessarily taking aim at Trump himself, rather something that he…
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The No-Filter Post

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Ever since I was a child I was told what to do and what not to do because I was a girl. I was told that girls had to be polite, have manners, and speak only when spoken too. I was told I could not do cartwheels in the grass…
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A Letter from the Desk of the Editor-in-Chief

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

The Xavierite is looking for someone to help out in the Viewpoints section. What are we looking for? We want someone who is an opinionated and strong writer. The Viewpoints section is easily one of the paper’s most accessible and relatable sections. It’s a place where many points of view…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Every person should be reacting to the Trump campaign the same way 60 Minutes anchor Scott Pelley did in his interview with Trump on the aforementioned program. Pelley – the normally very sedate and calm head anchor of the CBS Evening News – got respectfully adversarial on Sunday in his…
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The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Hmm. I have two papers due tonight, one presentation at 9 AM tomorrow, and three tests after that. I really should be studying. But then again, I just got a call from my best friend saying the party tonight’s gonna be LIT! Ugh, I know I have a lot of…
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Do You #StandWithAhmed

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

One of the top national news stories this week revolved around a young man from Texas named Ahmed Mohamed. The young man was arrested when a teacher had suspected that he brought a homemade bomb to school that turned out to be clock. The authorities were called and Mohamed was…
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The Crusader of Sanity

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

A lot has happened to the Republicans within the last few weeks, including a debate. So, let’s see where we are at in the great American process known as elections. First, let’s get one thing out of the way…Jake Tapper and CNN put on one of the cattiest debates in…
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The No-Filter Post

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

As a college student I think there is one thing that every student has endured and can relate to— stress. My entire life is surrounded around my education. My daily schedule goes a little like this: wake up at 6:00 am, drive to school, eat, go to class at 10:00…
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The Xavierite Welcomes You Back

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Welcome. As another year begins, The Xavierite would like to welcome you back to campus, or if you’re a first year welcome to Saint Xavier in general. You’re joining a great tradition that spans nearly two centuries. As Obi-Wan Kenobi would say, “You’ve just taken your first step into a…
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