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…

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…

Third Annual Health Fair at SXU

January 25th, 2017

Today, January 25th, Cougar Wellness hosted the annual Student Health Fair for the third time. The fair was held in the Diner and the Student Lounge, starting at 11am and ending at 1pm. The Counseling Center, Country House Restaurant, Pillars, Public Safety, the Health Center, SXU’s Northwest Credit Union, the…

SXU in Gilbert is Closing

January 18th, 2017

On January 12, 2017, a town hall meeting was held in the Fourth Floor Boardroom at 9am to discuss the future of SXU at Gilbert, AZ.  SXU at Gilbert opened on August 4th, 2015. It is said that students from the town of Gilbert ran out of university options after…

Dr. Laurie Joyner Becomes the New President at SXU

December 12th, 2016

Beginning Spring 2017,  Laurie Joyner, Ph.D, will become the 20th president at Saint Xavier University. She is preceded by Dr. Christine Wiseman who began her presidency at SXU in 2010 and retired in Fall 2016. In order to get to know our future president , the Xavierite conducted an interview…

SJP Hosts Fundraising Dinner

December 2nd, 2016

On November 15th, Saint Xavier University’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) hosted their first annual Fundraising Dinner in the Butler Reception Hall. The event began at 7pm and ended after 9pm. SJP is a student-run organization which advocates for justice, human rights, and self-determination for Palestinians. There are currently…

CSMCA to Host Management and Marketing Panel Discussion

November 14th, 2016

On Thursday, November 17th, SXU’s Collegiate Scholars of Marketing and Communication Association (CSMCA) and Women Entering Business (WEM) will host Careers in Management and Marketing. The event will take place in the Andrew Lecture Hall (GSM 120) from 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm. In this panel discussion event, students will…

Tau Sigma Food Drive

November 14th, 2016

With Thanksgiving coming up, SXU’s Tau Sigma chapter, Zeta Tau, is collecting non-perishable foods until November 17th. The foods will be donated to Morgan Park Food Pantry. The donations can be dropped at the red boxes located outside the Butler Reception Hall or in the Shannon Center. In addition, Tau…

WXAV present at College Radio Day trip to the White House

November 9th, 2016

On Thursday October 27th, two SXU students participated in a visit to the White House brought by the College Radio Foundation. SXU’s Mia Morgan, WXAV program director, and Sean Anderson, WXAV music director, were two of the approximately ten students who participated in the trip. The College Radio Foundation is…

Celebrating ‘Dia de los Muertos’

November 4th, 2016

The Commuter Peer Ministries and UNIDOS held two events in order to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Dia de los Muertos is a holiday from Mexican origin celebrated every November 2nd. Altars are built to honor and remember loved ones who have passed away. Pan de Muerto, the flower of cempasúchil (Mexican marigold),…