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Supporters of DACA during a rally

Rescinding DACA: The End of an Era

September 13th, 2017

On Tuesday, September 5, Attorney General, Jeff Sessions announced the end of the DACA program. Now, Congress has six months to replace DACA with a comprehensive immigration policy. DACA, or the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, was enacted in 2012 through an executive order of President Obama.  DACA was a…
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Budgeting Illinois: New Year, New Budget, New Rivals

August 31st, 2017

After a historic stalemate, the state of Illinois finally has a budget for the new year, effective July 2017. This past July saw 71 lawmakers in Illinois legislature sweep Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the Democrats’ budget plan under the rug. With the new budget, Illinois will see a 32% tax…
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Welcome Week Helps Strengthen SXU Community

August 31st, 2017

Saint Xavier University (SXU) classes have officially begun, in an effort to create a welcoming community the school offered an abundance of activities throughout the week, known as Welcome Week, for students to participate in. Events were held between Thursday, August 17 and Thursday, August 31. SXU prides itself on…
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Meghann Sottile’s “Traced Hollows”

August 31st, 2017

Saint Xavier University (SXU) is currently displaying a stimulating exhibit titled, “Traced Hollows” by metalsmith and sculptor, Meghann Sottile, at the SXU Art Gallery. Sottile creates her masterpieces by using items that uses found objects. This will be her first solo exhibition. Art Lovers are welcome to check out her…
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Hurricane Harvey Devastates Texas

August 30th, 2017

Around 9:45pm last Friday, Hurricane Harvey struck the Gulf Coast of the United States. Ranging at a Category 4, Harvey brought 130 mile per hour winds, torrents of rain, and devastating floods to land. As Harvey moved throughout coastal Texas, from Corpus Christi to Houston, and even inland from Austin…
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Second to Last Semester Week Recap

April 29th, 2017

As graduation approaches and as the semester concludes, many events have occurred during the week of April 24th to 28th for SXU’s graduating seniors and for students with finals. The week began with SXU’s Psi Chi chapter inducting their 19 newest members on Monday the 24th into the International Honor…
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Student Lounge named after President Emerita Christine Wiseman

April 28th, 2017

On Thursday, April 27th, at 11am, Saint Xavier University held a ceremony to honor President Emerita Christine Wiseman by naming the Student Lounge after her. Students, faculty, and staff were present at the touching dedication. The ceremony began with welcoming remarks from Dr. Avis Clendenen, Dr. Anthony Campbell, and, SXU…
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Slut Walk at SXU Brings Sexual Assault Awareness to Campus

April 21st, 2017

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The purpose of this is to begin a movement to end sexual abuse. In order to show support, Saint Xavier University hosted several events that began in late March and concluded in late April, such as a variety of panels, discussions, and activities. SXU’s…
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SJP’s Tournament Helps Rebuild Homes in Gaza

April 19th, 2017

SXU’s SJP hosted a dodgeball tournament to raise money for the Zakat Foundation in the Shannon Center on Friday, March 31st. The tournament took place from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. The cost was $15 per player ages 18 to 25. Teams were required to wear same color shirts and have a…
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Multicultural Stigma Event at SXU

April 1st, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29th, SXU’s Psychology Club hosted, for the first time, the Multicultural Stigma event. The purpose was to raise awareness on mental health from a variety of multicultural approaches. It took place in the Butler Reception Room from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. All students and staff were welcomed. Several…
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