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GSM Hosts Speaker Series Mentoring Event

October 3rd, 2016

On Thursday, September 9th, the Graham School of Management presented their annual Speaker Series Mentoring Event. The event took place in the Butler Reception Room from 11am to 1pm. This year’s guest speaker was Terrence Duffy, executive chairman and president of CME Group. Each student was assigned to a designated…
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SXU Hosts Debate Watching Party

September 30th, 2016

On Monday, September 26, Saint Xavier hosted its first debate watching party for the 2016 election. Members of the press were invited so that people would be able to share their opinions with reporters. According to, Executive Director of Media Relations, Karla Thomas and, Media Relations Specialist, Kelly Murphy, the…
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Cougar Connect

September 30th, 2016

Cougars Connect 1-on-1! On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, Career Services held a career networking night in the Butler Reception Room from 5:00pm-6:30pm. Pizza and refreshments were served to the students who attended the event to ease their minds and get them ready to learn more about the different career fields…
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Students learn about HACU

September 30th, 2016

On Wednesday, September 28th, an informational session about HACU’s (Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities) internships took place in the Student Life office. Alicia Velazquez, junior majoring in accounting, was present, along with Jodi Martin, Assistant Director of Career Services. During Velazquez’s sophomore year, she applied to the HACU National…
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Julie Veloz Workshop

September 26th, 2016

Monday, September 26, in the Warde Academic Center Student Lounge, Julie Veloz held a workshop for the students of Saint Xavier. This event took place because this month is Hispanic Heritage Month. Veloz spoke about her background and the struggles that she faced growing up as a Latina woman. She spread…
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Short Recap of Map Grants

September 26th, 2016

Last academic year, MAP grants were in danger. Back in February 2016, Governor Rauner vetoed Senate Bill 2043 which provided $721 million in MAP funds. Students from all over Illinois did what they could to, hopefully, make the governor reconsider his decision. SXU students raised awareness through social media, rallies,…
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Chemical Spill in Science Lab

September 23rd, 2016

On September 19th, a student accidentally dropped some hydrochloric acid in room S220 during a biology class. No injuries resulted from the chemical spill. Dr. Liane Cochran-Stafira and Dr. David Elmendorf were the two professors who were present during the chemical spill. “It was through [Dr. Cochran-Stafira’s and Dr. Elmendorf’s]…
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Counseling Center Holds Anxiety Education and Screening Day at SXU

September 23rd, 2016

On Wednesday, September 21st, SXU’s Counseling Center hosted “The Anxiety Education and Screening Day” in the Butler Reception Hall, starting at 11am and concluding at 2pm. Psychology students volunteered and helped throughout the event. The theme for this semester was based on the board game Clue. The event had several…
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Meet and Greet

September 23rd, 2016

It’s Hispanic heritage month and we are excited for the different events coming up that SXU has in store for the students to learn, connect with new people and enjoy themselves and have a good time. We are happy to say that the students of SXU have the opportunity to…
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RHA Elects New Community Representatives

September 20th, 2016

Last week the RHA elections took place. Elections were held September 13th and 14th in the diner from 11am-1pm.  For those who aren’t aware of what RHA stands for it is the Resident Housing Association. This organization is composed of five executive board members and eight community representatives from Saint…
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