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Holocaust Survivor Sidney Finkel Visits SXU

September 18th, 2013

Speaking to a room full of people, Holocaust survivor, speaker, and author Sidney Finkel captivated his SXU audience with his story of perseverance, forgiveness and hope. Finkel’s address was held on Thursday, Sept. 12th in the Fourth Floor Board Room and was part of the Department of Religious Studies’s Suffering…
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September 18th, 2013

Saint Xavier University has begun the 2013-2014 Film Series! This year’s theme is Film and Music. According to Associate Proffesor Allison Fraunhar, Saint Xavier is home to the second longest running film series in Chicago. “It began sometime in the 1950s, and we’re really proud of the lost history of…
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Voices and Visions Speaker Series Update

September 18th, 2013

Saint Xavier’s University Relations department is still in search for the 2013-2014 Voices and Visions speaker. Created in the spring of 2007, the Voices and Visions Speaker Series is devoted to bringing respected public individuals to the university so that they may engage in highest levels of discourse with the…
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Cougar Wellness to Host First Student Health Fair

September 11th, 2013

In an effort to better educate students about their health, a new program – Cougar Wellness – was created at SXU to help promote wellness initiatives and also to make students more aware of the healthier choices that they could make. Cougar Wellness will be hosting its first health initiative…
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Saint Xavier Debuts New Smartphone App

September 11th, 2013

SXU released a new app mid-July, allowing students better, more efficient access to University resources. You can download this application from your smartphone’s app store, searching for the application “SXU Mobile.” College is a demanding discipline, and students are often required to be knowledgeable about their assignments, their emails and…
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SXU Celebrates the Spirit of Mercy Day

September 11th, 2013

As a way to commemorate both a Catholic tradition and its Mercy heritage, Saint Xavier University will be celebrating the Spirit of Mercy Day – a special SXU holiday – on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Various events are scheduled to take place throughout the day and students, faculty, and staff are…
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SXU Unleashes New “Cougar” Athletic Logo

September 11th, 2013

Saint Xavier University unveils a new logo for the athletic teams, and for the Shannon Center floor. As some students may have noticed, there have been a few changes to SXU over the summer. One of them being the new SXU logo, and another, the refurbishment of the Shannon Center….
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Holocaust Survivor Sidney Finkel to Speak at SXU

September 11th, 2013

Continuing an on-going Saint Xavier tradition, Holocaust survivor, speaker and author Sidney Finkel will be speaking at the university about his experiences on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 2:00 p.m. in the Fourth Floor Board Room. Sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies, the event is part of the department’s Suffering…
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First Floor Renovations Completed

September 4th, 2013

After several months of construction, renovations in the first floor of SXU’s Warde Academic Center have finally concluded. The newly refurbished space is designed to promote using technology for leaning purposes as well as to give SXU students more areas to study and relax. Construction in the area below the…
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Meet Saint Xavier’s New Provost

September 4th, 2013

On July 1, 2013, the new Provost, Dr. Paul L. DeVito, began his work here at Saint Xavier University. The Provost, also known as the Chief Academic Officer, is in charge of “…everything that has to do with the academic enterprise of the university, anything that has to do with…
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