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Catholic Colloquium Lecture Series

September 27th, 2017

Saint Xavier University (SXU) and the Office for Mission & Heritage will be hosting the Catholic Colloquium Lecture Series at Saint Xavier University on Thursday, October 5. The event will take place in the Butler Reception Room from 6:30 pm to 8. pm. The lecture is free and open to…
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SXU’s Emerging RSO: A Dentistry Club

September 27th, 2017

This year, Saint Xavier will be seeing a new RSO, co-founded by seniors Ahmad Karim and Saed Abughoush. Together, the two are using their last year at SXU to establish a Dentistry RSO on campus. “I actually bounced around for college,” Abughoush says. “I started off at a community college…
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Hispanic Heritage Month at SXU

September 27th, 2017

Saint Xavier University (SXU) is once again celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month beginning September 15 through October 15. The multicultural university will continue to offer events throughout the month to celebrate and educate the SXU community. According to SXNews, September 15 was chosen as the start date in order to coincide…
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Student Work Presented at the VAC Gallery

September 20th, 2017

Saint Xavier University is currently displaying a new exhibit at the Visual Arts Center (VAC) gallery, which according to SXU is a venue exclusively dedicated to exhibiting student and alumni artwork. This semester one of the current exhibits is the “HATCHED” Exhibit. The student artists are: Karisa Brake, Ethan Gray,…
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Saint Xavier Council Plans Homecoming 2017

September 20th, 2017

The first four weeks of school have flown by and Saint Xavier students now have Homecoming Week to look forward to. “This year’s Homecoming Week is really special,” Ali Zaharris, Director of Student Activities, says. “It’s the inauguration week of President Joyner.” Yet, President Joyner will not be the only…
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Saint Xavier University Starts Courage to Quit Program

September 20th, 2017

Effective January 1, 2017 Saint Xavier University (SXU), both the Chicago and Orland Park Campuses, have become tobacco free campuses. According to the school website, the campus decided to become tobacco free because “Tobacco-free” campuses advocate for the health of all, including the user. “Smoke-free” is primarily focused on the…
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SXU’s First Annual Broadview Trip

September 20th, 2017

In the early morning of Friday, September 15, Saint Xavier students took their first trip of the year to the Broadview Detention Center. At the Center, SXU students held a prayer vigil for those inside the building. The vigil, sponsored by the Interfaith Committee on Detained Immigrants, was founded by…
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Earthly Crisis: Natural Disasters Continue Wreaking Havoc

September 13th, 2017

In the late hours of Thursday, September 7, Mexico found itself shaken by a devastating earthquake. The 8.1 magnitude earthquake is one of several natural disasters wreaking havoc across North America. The end of August saw Texans floored by the category 3 Hurricane Harvey; Hurricane Irma, although past the Caribbean,…
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Readdressing the Dress Code – Evanston Township High School Passes Body Positive Dress Code

September 13th, 2017

Evanston Township High School has implemented a new dress code, one they are referring to as a “body positive” code. Schools across the country have been under fire as students and parents alike confront administrations on their dress code policies. Over half the public schools in the U.S. have a…
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Presidential Inauguration

September 13th, 2017

On September 29, 2017, Saint Xavier University (SXU) will be honoring their newest President Laurie M. Joyner, Ph.D. with an inauguration. The inauguration will take place at 10 a.m. in the Shannon Center’s Main Arena for the Installation Ceremony. SXUNews reports that, “500 guests, including delegates, board of trustee members,…
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