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Shake-Up in the GOP

November 5th, 2015

THE SPEAKER Congressman Paul Ryan was appointed the new Speaker of the House after receiving 236 votes from members of Representatives. Ryan’s first address to the House as Speaker touched upon many subjects. He began with a tribute to former Speaker John Boehner as well as talking about the massive…
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Honoring the Legacy of Monte Gerlach

October 28th, 2015

The Saint Xavier Visual Arts Center (VAC) gallery is running an exhibition titled “The Legacy of Monte Gerlach: 40 Years of Mentoring Photography Students.” The exhibition features the work of students who were mentored by Monte Gerlach, assoc iate professor of the Art & Design Department. Gerlach, who has taught…
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Lecture Series Hosts Kerry Weber

October 28th, 2015

On October 15, 2015 in the Butler Reception Room, Kerry Weber, the managing editor of America magazine, joined Saint Xavier University in collaboration with SXU’s Office for Mission Integration and Mercy Heritage. Weber presented a lecture about mercy and compassion in everyday life.  This event was presented in part with…
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World Bits

October 28th, 2015

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (CNN)- On Monday, a powerful earthquake shook northeastern Afghanistan as well as affecting people in Pakistan, India, and Tajikistan. Dozens of people were killed and many structures were collapsed. Early reports from the Pakistani, Indian, and Afghan officials said that the amount of deaths reported was around 229…
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Dr. Alaimo Named Interim Provost

October 22nd, 2015

In early September 2015, Dr. Kathleen Alaimo was appointed the Interim Provost of Saint Xavier University by President Wiseman after the unexpected passing of Provost Paul DeVito.  In an interview via email, Alaimo gave some insight and information about herself and her goals as the Interim Provost. Alaimo, Interim Provost…
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Student Art Showcased in “DEATHY” Exhibit

October 22nd, 2015

An exhibit that consists of the artwork of two Saint Xavier students is on display in the Bishop Quarter room, located in the SXU library.  The exhibit is called “DEATHY: Somber & Silly Illustrations About the End” and features the work of sophomore art majors Erin Kelly and Chris Thach….
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Future of MAP Grants Unknown

October 22nd, 2015

The Illinois state budget has been yet to be passed which is affecting the MAP grants that many Saint Xavier students receive. “A MAP grant is an award that is given to students that are Illinois residents attending an eligible Illinois institution, which Saint Xavier qualifies as,” said Susan Swisher,…
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Nursing Students Take Part in Simulation

October 14th, 2015

On Wednesday October 7, 2015, Saint Xavier University’s School of Nursing hosted an event in the Butler Reception Room to raise awareness about those living under the poverty line. Students from certain classes in the school were required to attend this event to give them a better understanding of the…
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SXU’s Graham School Ranked #15

October 14th, 2015

Saint Xavier University’s Graham School of Management (GSM) was recently ranked #15 of Business Research Guides’ list of “50 Most Innovative Small College Business Departments 2015.” The Business Research Guide developed the list after evaluating hundreds of business departments of relatively small colleges with under 5000 undergraduate students. One factor…
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Required Completion of Every Choice Matters Survey

October 14th, 2015

Saint Xavier University has required all students to complete Every Choice Matters, a video-based program that provides information about consent, bystander intervention, sexual assault, dating violence, and more. Students were notified that they were required to view the Every Choice Matters program on September 8, through an email from Dean…
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