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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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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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