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Sophomore Nick Henderson Launching Entertainment Career

April 20th, 2016

Nick Henderson, sophomore SXU student majoring in Communication, is pursuing a career as a singer, actor, and dancer in the entertainment industry. He recently released his single Forever in summer 2015, and later released his album Black and White in February 2016. Born and raised in the south suburbs of…
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Palestine Awareness Week at SXU

April 20th, 2016

From Monday, April 11 to Friday, April 15, SXU’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) hosted Palestine Awareness Week (PAW) on campus where there was a different event on every day of the week. The purpose was to raise awareness of the situation of Palestine being illegally occupied by Israel,…
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Outwintering this Winter

April 14th, 2016

President Wiseman’s annual State of the University Address was given at the end of March. The address was divided into four sections: MAP funding, the Gilbert, Arizona initiative, structural changes and presidential succession. For the sake of narrative clarity they have been presented here in that order. However, at given…
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Residents Upset by Planned Changes for Pacelli

April 14th, 2016

Some resident students at Saint Xavier University are unhappy with changes that have been planned for the Pacelli residence hall. Residence Life recently issued a statement announcing that the lobby, kitchen, and lounge in Pacelli hall will be converted into office and computer spaces for the ELS students for the…
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St Baldrick’s Day was a Success at SXU

April 14th, 2016

On March 29th, 2016, SXU hosted its second annual St. Baldrick’s Day at the Shannon Center from 3pm to 7pm. The purpose of the event was to show support to those battling cancer and raise funds for children’s cancer research. The event was sponsored by the Saint Xavier Council, the…
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SXU Braces for Missing MAP Grants

March 23rd, 2016

On March 14, students who receive MAP grants were sent an email by the office of President Christine Weisman advising them to meet with the Financial Aid Office to cover the costs allocated by the school to fill in for the missing grants. According to the email sent out by…
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SXU Launches MathLab at Area High School

March 23rd, 2016

Saint Xavier University and Morgan Park High School (MPHS) recently introduced MathLab to MPHS. The lab is the latest component of the relationship between the two schools that was initiated by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2014. The purpose of the partnership between SXU and MPHS is to provide high…
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Student Veteran Resource Center Renovated

March 23rd, 2016

Saint Xavier University’s Student Veteran Alliance recently completed renovations of SXU’s Student Veteran Resource Center (SVRC). The renovations were made possible by a $10,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation’s Vet Center and Student Veterans of America (SVA) which was awarded to the Student Veteran Alliance in August 2015. The…
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St. Baldrick’s Coming to SXU

March 23rd, 2016

On Tuesday, March 29, Saint Xavier University will host St. Baldrick’s for the second year in a row. The event will be from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm and will take place in the Shannon Center. St. Baldrick’s is a childhood cancer charity that raises funds for promising research to…
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Schmitt Scholars to Host Cartoonist Keith Knight

March 16th, 2016

Political cartoonist, Keith Knight, will give a presentation at Saint Xavier University on Thursday, March 17. The event will be held in McGuire Hall at 7:00pm. Knight’s presentation will consist of a slideshow featuring some of his cartoons that deal with issues such as police brutality and race relations. After…
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