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Slut Walk at SXU Brings Sexual Assault Awareness to Campus

April 21st, 2017

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The purpose of this is to begin a movement to end sexual abuse. In order to show support, Saint Xavier University hosted several events that began in late March and concluded in late April, such as a variety of panels, discussions, and activities. SXU’s…
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SJP’s Tournament Helps Rebuild Homes in Gaza

April 19th, 2017

SXU’s SJP hosted a dodgeball tournament to raise money for the Zakat Foundation in the Shannon Center on Friday, March 31st. The tournament took place from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. The cost was $15 per player ages 18 to 25. Teams were required to wear same color shirts and have a…
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Multicultural Stigma Event at SXU

April 1st, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29th, SXU’s Psychology Club hosted, for the first time, the Multicultural Stigma event. The purpose was to raise awareness on mental health from a variety of multicultural approaches. It took place in the Butler Reception Room from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. All students and staff were welcomed. Several…
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Communication Seniors Present Senior Seminar Events

March 29th, 2017

Every year, SXU seniors majoring in Communication go through a year-long Senior Seminar course. For the first semester, the students conduct a literature review of a chosen topic and do research, writing and analyzing of concepts. For the second semester, students apply the information researched and present it in either…
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Let’s Talk About the Wall

March 24th, 2017

President Donald Trump has proposed the construction of a wall between the U.S.’s and Mexico’s border. An informational panel discussion was presented on March 16th in order to address questions and information on the matter.   The panel consisted of Project Manager for Accreditation, Assessment and Development, Jorge Arevalo; SXU…
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Alby Lee Lewis book signing at SXU

March 24th, 2017

On March 18th, SXU’s School of Education presented a book signing of Alby Lee Lewis’ autobiographical book, Life with No Words, in which he shares his story of achieving his lifelong dream of reading at the age of 55. The book signing took place in the Butler Reception at 3:30pm….
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‘Ending Human Trafficking’ Presentation with Sister Jeanne Christensen

February 25th, 2017

On February 23rd, SXU hosted the Squeaky Weal Lecture series 2017. Sister Jeanne Christensen, RSM, was the keynote speaker with her presentation entitled ‘Ending Human Trafficking.’ The event began at 6:30pm in the Butler Reception Room. It was free and open to everyone. According to the United Nations Office on…
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SXU Commemorates Black History Month with Events and Film Series

February 15th, 2017

Saint Xavier University commemorates Black History Month (BHM) every year. The events are sponsored and brought to SXU by African American Student Diaspora Club (AASDC) and Black Student Union (BSU) in addition to University Ministry, Resident Life and Student Life. During BHM, a variety of events occur in order to…
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Will Students Receive MAP Grants For This School Year?

February 8th, 2017

For the second time, students began this school year without a (Monetary Award Program) MAP grant budget from the state of Illinois. Last semester, it was said that the grant would be discussed after the presidential elections this past November. However, students have yet to hear an update on this…
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SXU is Officially a Tobacco-Free Campus

February 1st, 2017

As of January 1, 2017 SXU became an official tobacco-free campus. Its use is prohibited indoors and outdoors on all SXU property, including its vehicles. Former governor, Pat Quinn, passed the Smoke-Free Campus Act in 2015 which prohibits tobacco use in Illinois state schools. Additionally, private schools have followed this…
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