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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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TRI-BETA Society Brings Breast Cancer Awareness to SXU

November 1st, 2017

On Wednesday, October 25, the National Biological Honor Society (Tri-Beta) at Saint Xavier University hosted an event in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Tri-Beta welcomed two breast navigator nurses from Advocate Christ Medical Center, Patrice Stevens and January McNeal. Tri-Beta historian and event creator, Angelo Anagnostopoulos stated, “I hope…
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Administrative Controversy in the McDonough Chapel

November 1st, 2017

On Friday, October 27, a community meeting was held in the Fourth Floor Boardroom to address the concerns of a petition on change.org regarding the office relocation of Saint Xavier’s President Laurie M. Joyner into the administrative wing of the McDonough Chapel. The change.org petition has launched by a group…
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Five Foot Five: A Closer Look Into Lady Gaga’s Life

October 25th, 2017

On September 22, 2017, Netflix released the documentary Five Foot Two. The documentary follows artist/actress Stefani Germanotta, famously known as Lady Gaga. Five Foot Two follows Gaga as she creates and releases her fifth, and most personal, album to date, Joanne.  Viewers will also get a glimpse of her acting,…
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Yvette Kaiser Smith’s Newest Exhibition Comes to SXU

October 25th, 2017

A new solo exhibition will be featured at Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Art Gallery titled, “Variable Expressions of a Constant” by Chicago artist Yvette Kaiser Smith. The exhibit will run from Wednesday, November 1, 2017, through Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Kaiser Smith will be at the gallery on Wednesday, November…
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“Boo-ze and Other Scary Substances”

October 25th, 2017

Every year, the third full week in October is National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. This year’s week will be October 19-25. Across the country, colleges and universities, including Saint Xavier, will sponsor programs and events to promote the importance of safe drinking. The programs will also discuss the dangers of…
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SXU Welcomes Dr. Ramia Al Bakain

October 25th, 2017

Saint Xavier University (SXU) is thrilled to welcome Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Dr. Ramia Al Bakain through the Fulbright Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF). Dr. Al Bakain will be offering a series of lectures to faculty and students from both the School of Nursing and Department of Chemistry on Monday, October 23…
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