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SGA and SAB Combine to Form New Council

April 3rd, 2013

Beginning in Fall 2013, The Student Government Association (SGA) and the Student Activities Board (SAB), will join forces to create the Saint Xavier Council (SXC). The new council will bring together both organizations’ executive positions to establish a single governing board. Samantha Maher Sheahan, advisor for SXC, states, “It’s not…
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Computer Science Department Denied Grant

April 3rd, 2013

The computer science department at the university is no longer being funded by the National Science Foundation grant, which has been offered for the past seven years. In an interview, Dr. Florence Appel, Computer Science professor, further explained the department’s loss of the grant. “We had two successful grant proposals…
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Goose attacks on the rise at SXU

April 1st, 2013

The phrase “angry birds” gained a whole new meaning last Wednesday, March 27 after a Saint Xavier employee found himself the target of a flustered flock of geese. Feathers flew when Peter Kreten, Director of Student Media passed the birds, which were congregating on Saint Xavier’s quad. “And I heard,…
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SXU to cut football program in Fall 2015

April 1st, 2013

Financial difficulties have made continuing Saint Xavier’s football program “unfeasible,” according to a high level SXU administrator, who wishes to remain anonymous at this time.   JUST KIDDING Happy April Fools!!!  

Diner Draws Criticisms

March 20th, 2013

Students took a highly critical stance toward the Saint Xavier diner in a recent Xavierite survey. The survey, conducted last month, asked 100 SXU students to rate their overall diner experience on a scale of one to five, with five being excellent and one being poor. The final average was…
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Residents Rebuke Upcoming Housing Changes

March 20th, 2013

Students at Saint Xavier are displeased with the housing changes being made to university housing. Recently, the school expressed its intent to discontinue the majority of off-campus housing options available to students for the 2013-2014 school year. By the fall semester of 2014, the entirety of off-campus housing is projected…
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Shannon Center to Host Health Fair

March 20th, 2013

On Friday, March 22nd, the Shannon Center will be hosting its 10th Annual Health Fair from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Events at the fair will include free screenings and massages, raffles, scavenger hunts, children’s activities, and cooking demonstrations. There will also be a free blood drive and comprehensive kidney…
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Binders for Women

March 20th, 2013

The Women’s Studies program at SXU has invited students to attend a full-day conference smartly entitled “Binders Full of Women.” This event takes place on March 22nd in the student lounge, and will run from 8:30am-5:00pm. The conference will address gender issues in the academic and professional fields, women’s issues…
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New Pope Chosen

March 13th, 2013

The world witnessed the first non-European cardinal in modern history rise to the papacy on Wednesday, March 13. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio (76) of Argentina chose the name Pope Francis after being elected the Roman Catholic Church’s 266th leader on the second day of the papal conclave. Graziano Marcheschi, Executive…
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Off Campus Exodus

March 6th, 2013

Saint Xavier University has announced that it will continue reducing the number of off-campus apartments available to students during the 2013-2014 academic year. In a letter to residential students, Vice President for Student Affairs, John Pelrine, Jr. announced the decision to reduce the number of off-campus apartments and renovations that…
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