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Constitution Day Held in Diner Atrium

September 20th, 2016

Last Friday, September 16th , Constitution Day took place in Saint Xavier’s Diner Atrium from 11am-1pm. This event took place to inform students about what the Constitution is. It also gave them an opportunity to register to vote if they haven’t already. There was cake served to the students who…
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Debate Watching Parties at SXU

September 19th, 2016

Saint Xavier University will host three Debate Watching Parties that will screen the 2016 presidential and vice presidential debates on campus. These will be open to students, staff and the community. The first Debate Watching Party will screen the Presidential Debate on September 26th, from 7:30pm to 9:30pm in McGuire…
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Hispanic Heritage Month Events at SXU

September 16th, 2016

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th to October 15th. As every year, Saint Xavier University will host events on campus to commemorate Hispanic Heritage. Below is a list of the events that will be taken place. Information is taken from Hispanic Heritage Month 2016 flyer provided by Student Life….
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Students Danced Bachata to Welcome Hispanic Heritage Month

September 16th, 2016

Yesterday September 15th, the Diner Atrium became a latin dance floor. With the purpose of welcoming Hispanic Heritage Month, Chicano Bachateros gave dance lessons to SXU students. They played a variety of Latin music; from bachata to salsa, and from cumbia to banda. The lessons began from 11am and ended…
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Hispanic Heritage Month begins with Bachata Lessons

September 13th, 2016

Chicanos Bachateros, a new organization on campus that teaches bachata dance lessons to SXU students, will host the very first event for Hispanic Heritage month. The Xavierite spoke with Ruben Robles, president of Chicano Bachateros, to learn more details about this event that will kick off Hispanic Heritage Month at SXU….
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New Diner at SXU

September 12th, 2016

Starting this Fall, Country House Restaurant replaces Chartwells as Saint Xavier’s new and official diner. Country House Kitchen is a family owned operated restaurant located in Alsip. The Xavierite interviewed Paul Boundas, Country House Restaurant owner, to know more about SXU’s new vendor. “Country House Restaurant is all about home…
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Updated Shuttle Schedule

September 10th, 2016

The SXU shuttle bus schedule has been updated for this academic year. Several routes that were provided in the past have been eliminated. The shuttle will only offer the Warde/Visual Arts Center route and weekend service. Jack Touhy, police chief and executive director of the department of public safety, explained to the Xavierite…
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Renovations on S-Wing

September 9th, 2016

STEM students and students who take science related classes begun the new semester at SXU with a renovated S-Wing. The renovations started last semester and continued throughout the summer. As planned, these improvements concluded before the Fall semester begun. These renovations improved the science labs and classes such as lighting, flooring…
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Annual Ball Raises Scholarships Funds

April 28th, 2016

Saint Xavier University held this year’s Annual President’s Scholarship Ball on April 16. The Ball was held at the Hilton and featured entertainment from the Dan Hayes Orchestra. This is the 31st year that SXU has held this event. According to Shereitte C. Stokes III, Vice President for University Advancement,…
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MSA Hosts 3rd Annual Basketball Tournament to Raise Funds for Water Well

April 28th, 2016

On Sunday, April 17, 2016, Saint Xavier’s Muslim Student Association organized its third annual men’s basketball tournament at the Shannon Center from 9 am to 5 pm. The purpose of the tournament was to raise funds to build a water well with the Zakat Foundation, which is an international charity…
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