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Is My Black Beautiful? SXU Talks About Colorism

February 14th, 2018

On Wednesday, February 7, Saint Xavier’s student organization Race and Justice Education and Action (RJEA) group held an open discussion called “Is My Black Beautiful? A Discussion on Colorism.” Held in the Student Lounge, the discussion garnered a lot of attention from the students. The Lounge was filled with students…
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February 9th: The Day SXU Closed Due To A Snow Day

February 14th, 2018

Early morning on Friday, February 9, Saint Xavier University issued an SXU Alert cancelling classes at both the Chicago Campus and the Orland Park Campus due to a winter storm. According to ABC7, the winter storm brought almost seven inches of snow to Chicago; Orland Park had over 10 inches…
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Interview with Gubernatorial Candidate Bob Daiber

February 14th, 2018

Last week, The Xavierite had the opportunity to interview Illinois gubernatorial candidate, Bob Daiber. Currently, Daiber is the regional superintendent of schools in Madison County and has over twenty years of experience as a public official. Daiber has also served on a city council, been a township supervisor,  a county…
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ACCA Hosts Programming Contest

February 7th, 2018

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, computer science and computer studies majors will have the opportunity to participate in the ACCA Programming Contest at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois. The contest will last four hours from 10 AM to 4:30 PM and that includes practice, lunch, the competition, and the award…
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Student Leadership at Saint Xavier University

February 7th, 2018

Every year, Saint Xavier University offers students the opportunity to apply for leadership positions and this year’s application process has officially begun! Known as the X-Factor, the application process encourages students to embrace challenges and their leadership skills by joining different student organizations. Being a student leader is considered a…
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Interview with Gubernatorial Candidate State Senator Daniel Biss

February 7th, 2018

This past week, members of the Xavierite interviewed Illinois State Senator Daniel Biss on his run in the Illinois 2018 gubernatorial election. As Senator, Biss served the 9th District, which includes areas of Chicago, Morton Grove, Des Plaines, Evanston, Glenview, Mount Prospect, Lincolnwood,  Niles, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Skokie, Wilmette,…
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SXU’s Shannon Center Holds Six-Week Fitness Challenge – January 29 to March 4

January 31st, 2018

A new year brings new possibilities. What better time to challenge yourself to commit to a fitness goal? The “Step Up to Shape Up” fitness challenge is going to be back in session at Saint Xavier University (SXU) for the new year. The concept is simple; each week, participants will…
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SXU Celebrates Black History Month

January 31st, 2018

The month of February is Black History Month and, as always, Saint Xavier University has created a list of events to engage the community in remembering and honoring Black history. Black History Month began in 1915 with historian Carter G. Woodson and a minister known as Jesse E. Moorland. Together,…
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SXU Hosts Second Annual Leadership Conference

January 24th, 2018

The Second Annual Synergy Leadership Conference took place this year on January 20, hosting a variety of keynote speakers and topics all designed to help SXU students develop their leadership skills. Synergy, hosted by Student Affairs, is an all day conference in which current student leaders and prospective student leaders…
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SXU Art Gallery Presents Thomas Gianni’s ‘Art That Works For A Living: Illustrations’

January 24th, 2018

Saint Xavier University (SXU) is excited to announce the first spring semester Art Gallery exhibit, featuring the work of iconic Chicago courtroom sketch artist Thomas Gianni. This exhibition entitled, “Art That Works For A Living: Illustrations” will be on display throughout the month of January at SXU’s Art Gallery on…
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