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#Make Mercy Real Video Contest

November 15th, 2017

The Sisters of Mercy are holding a #MakeMercyReal Video Contest.  The contest began on Monday, September 18 and will end on Thursday, March 1 at 11:45 PM. This contest is national and SXU’s Chicago Campus Ministry is hosting the event. Director of Justice Outreach, Mission and Ministry of the West…
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We Are First: SXU Reaches out to First Gen Students

November 15th, 2017

On Thursday, November 9 from 11am-1pm, Saint Xavier University hosted the first First Generation Event, called We are First. The event was planned by Professors Kathleen McInerney and Julie Reinhart, along with the Associate Director of Student Activities, Alexa Zaharris, and the Quad Resident Director and Coordinator of Community Inclusion,…
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SVA Gives Back by Hosting ‘Santa’s Toy Drive’

November 15th, 2017

SXU follows eight core values that serve as the university’s mission. SXU’s Student Veteran Alliance (SVA) has demonstrated the core value of compassion by announcing that they will be continuing with their annual holiday tradition of giving back. This year, they will be hosting another Santa’s Toy Drive. Beginning Monday,…
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The First Amendment and Hate Speech on College Campuses

November 15th, 2017

On Wednesday, November 8, the National Constitution Center held a Town Hall Debate at the Chicago Cultural Center to discuss The First Amendment’s effect on college and university campuses. According to the National Constitution Center’s website, Congress established the Center in an effort to “disseminate information about the United States…
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Pre-Law Association Brings Back Mock Trials to SXU

November 8th, 2017

After time off, the Saint Xavier University’s Pre-Law Association has returned in full force. The organization had been disbanded due to a lack of camaraderie. According to the association’s newest President, Rachael Norris, “The organization stopped for a while because the people who were running it did not get along…
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SXU Celebrates Diversity Awareness Week

November 8th, 2017

Saint Xavier University is celebrating Diversity Awareness Week on campus during the week of November  6 through the 10. SXNews stated, “SXU embraces the diversity of its community. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to be proud of their identities, as well as accept others.” The week will be hosted…
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SXU Welcomes Reverend Dr. Neichelle Guidry

November 8th, 2017

On Monday, November 6, Saint Xavier’s Race and Justice Education and Action group (RJEA) hosted a talk on Multicultural Feminism with guest speaker, Reverend Dr. Neichelle R. Guidry. Guidry is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University and Yale Divinity School. Guidry completed her Doctor of Philosophy in the area of…
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Mercy Ministry Center: The Discussion Continues with Michael Sennett

November 8th, 2017

     On Thursday, November 2, eight student leaders met with Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Tony Campbell, and four faculty members to continue the discussion on the move of the President’s Office into the Conference Room of the Mercy Ministry Center. Michael Sennett, a senior,…
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Interview with Chicago Poet and Activist: Kevin Coval

November 1st, 2017

On Monday, October 23, poet Kevin Coval stopped by The Xavierite’s sponsor Bookies New and Used Books to read and talk about his new book, A People’s History of Chicago. Coval grew up in the city of Chicago, and while he went away for a while, he always came back…
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“Month of Remembering” at SXU

November 1st, 2017

Saint Xavier University’s  (SXU) Office of University Mission and Ministry will continue with their seventh year tradition of the “Month of Remembering” also known as “Novembering .” During this month, students, staff and faculty, and the community are welcomed to submit photos and names of family and friends who have…
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