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Students Accepted into Future Leaders Program

April 28th, 2016

Eleven students from Saint Xavier University were recently accepted into the Future Leaders Program. The program is an initiative of the Chicago Network, an organization that fosters empowering relationships between professional women in Chicago. The goal of the program is to inspire women to become the next generation of leaders….
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The Xavierite Moves Online

April 28th, 2016

This edition of The Xavierite will be the final printed edition. Next year, The Xavierite will be moved onto a digital platform and be hosted on the website thexavierite.com. This change was announced by President Christine Wiseman during the course of her State of the University address. The Xavierite’s printing…
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Minor MAP Relief

April 28th, 2016

The portion of the Saint Xavier community that receives MAP funding will be given some relief for those funds that up until now had been entirely missing. The state of Illinois has allocated $170 million for all MAP recipients. These funds will be used to cover the funds that were…
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Students Create Contingency Plans to Cover MAP Grants

April 20th, 2016

As Illinois approaches the end its fiscal year, the state’s budget still hangs in the balance. The lack of a budget means that MAP funds cannot be released to the 130,000 students across Illinois who are recipients of the grant. The about 1,600 SXU MAP recipients were permitted to register…
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Sophomore Nick Henderson Launching Entertainment Career

April 20th, 2016

Nick Henderson, sophomore SXU student majoring in Communication, is pursuing a career as a singer, actor, and dancer in the entertainment industry. He recently released his single Forever in summer 2015, and later released his album Black and White in February 2016. Born and raised in the south suburbs of…
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Palestine Awareness Week at SXU

April 20th, 2016

From Monday, April 11 to Friday, April 15, SXU’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) hosted Palestine Awareness Week (PAW) on campus where there was a different event on every day of the week. The purpose was to raise awareness of the situation of Palestine being illegally occupied by Israel,…
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Outwintering this Winter

April 14th, 2016

President Wiseman’s annual State of the University Address was given at the end of March. The address was divided into four sections: MAP funding, the Gilbert, Arizona initiative, structural changes and presidential succession. For the sake of narrative clarity they have been presented here in that order. However, at given…
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Residents Upset by Planned Changes for Pacelli

April 14th, 2016

Some resident students at Saint Xavier University are unhappy with changes that have been planned for the Pacelli residence hall. Residence Life recently issued a statement announcing that the lobby, kitchen, and lounge in Pacelli hall will be converted into office and computer spaces for the ELS students for the…
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St Baldrick’s Day was a Success at SXU

April 14th, 2016

On March 29th, 2016, SXU hosted its second annual St. Baldrick’s Day at the Shannon Center from 3pm to 7pm. The purpose of the event was to show support to those battling cancer and raise funds for children’s cancer research. The event was sponsored by the Saint Xavier Council, the…
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SXU Braces for Missing MAP Grants

March 23rd, 2016

On March 14, students who receive MAP grants were sent an email by the office of President Christine Weisman advising them to meet with the Financial Aid Office to cover the costs allocated by the school to fill in for the missing grants. According to the email sent out by…
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