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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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Snowed out at Saint Xavier

March 6th, 2013

A blizzard expected to produce 10 inches of snow caused Saint Xavier to close at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5. All afternoon and evening classes were cancelled and a majority of the facilities on campus either closed at two or closed early. University grounds keeping tried to keep up…
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Walled Off

March 6th, 2013

On February 25, students arriving to Saint Xavier were greeted by a giant construction wall blocking off the art gallery and lower level library section of the Warde Academic Center. The temporary wall was in place because of the library renovations which will be ongoing this semester. Peter Skach, Director…
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SXU to Hold STAR NET

March 6th, 2013

On Wednesday, March 13, SXU’s Orland Park Campus will be holding the sixth annual Support and Technical Assistance Regionally Network (STAR NET) Region VI conference. STAR NET is an organization funded by a grant from the Illinois State Board of Education that specializes in providing resources such as training and…
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“Clearing the Rubble of Crisis”

February 27th, 2013

On Tuesday, February 26, Saint Xavier University President Christine Wiseman delivered her third annual “State of the University” address to a packed McGuire Hall from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Throughout her address, President Wiseman outlined a series of the challenges and goals awaiting SXU as it progresses along with…
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Conclave Causes Cardinal to Cancel Visit

February 27th, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI’s abrupt resignation has made Francis Cardinal George’s planned March 1st visit to Saint Xavier University impossible. According to Graziano Marcheschi, Executive Director of University Ministry, the world’s cardinals must arrive in Rome by February 28 to attend a farewell gathering for the Pope before meeting to elect…
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School of Education Hosts First Pinning Ceremony

February 27th, 2013

On Tuesday, February 5, Saint Xavier University hosted its first School of Education Pinning Ceremony in the Butler Reception Room in the Warde Academic Center. Amanda Snooks, sophomore, Elementary Education major, stated, “the School of Education Pinning Ceremony is essentially and induction ceremony for all of those who have been…
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University Addresses Safety Concerns

February 13th, 2013

Safety at Saint Xavier University has become a growing concern. The most recent concern with campus safety was raised by an email sent to the student body last week, recounting an event that occurred on the evening of January 28, around 8:45 pm. The email reported that an unknown male…
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Renovations to Science Wing to Come

February 13th, 2013

With rumors circling around about the new library renovation, it seems like people are just catching up on their Biology homework. Is Saint Xavier University planning on renovating, or reconstructing, or making a whole new building for the biological sciences? If so, which one is it? In order to get…
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Cardinal to Commemorate Vatican II at SXU

February 13th, 2013

[Breaking News: Due to his required presence at the Papal Conclave in Rome, the Cardinal will be unable to speak at SXU on Friday, March 1.] Francis Cardinal George will cap off a week at Saint Xavier University commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council. The Cardinal will…
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