Dr. Laurie Joyner Becomes the New President at SXU

December 12th, 2016

Beginning Spring 2017,  Laurie Joyner, Ph.D, will become the 20th president at Saint Xavier University. She is preceded by Dr. Christine Wiseman who began her presidency at SXU in 2010 and retired in Fall 2016. In order to get to know our future president , the Xavierite conducted an interview…

SJP Hosts Fundraising Dinner

December 2nd, 2016

On November 15th, Saint Xavier University’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) hosted their first annual Fundraising Dinner in the Butler Reception Hall. The event began at 7pm and ended after 9pm. SJP is a student-run organization which advocates for justice, human rights, and self-determination for Palestinians. There are currently…

CSMCA to Host Management and Marketing Panel Discussion

November 14th, 2016

On Thursday, November 17th, SXU’s Collegiate Scholars of Marketing and Communication Association (CSMCA) and Women Entering Business (WEM) will host Careers in Management and Marketing. The event will take place in the Andrew Lecture Hall (GSM 120) from 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm. In this panel discussion event, students will…

Tau Sigma Food Drive

November 14th, 2016

With Thanksgiving coming up, SXU’s Tau Sigma chapter, Zeta Tau, is collecting non-perishable foods until November 17th. The foods will be donated to Morgan Park Food Pantry. The donations can be dropped at the red boxes located outside the Butler Reception Hall or in the Shannon Center. In addition, Tau…

WXAV present at College Radio Day trip to the White House

November 9th, 2016

On Thursday October 27th, two SXU students participated in a visit to the White House brought by the College Radio Foundation. SXU’s Mia Morgan, WXAV program director, and Sean Anderson, WXAV music director, were two of the approximately ten students who participated in the trip. The College Radio Foundation is…

Celebrating ‘Dia de los Muertos’

November 4th, 2016

The Commuter Peer Ministries and UNIDOS held two events in order to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Dia de los Muertos is a holiday from Mexican origin celebrated every November 2nd. Altars are built to honor and remember loved ones who have passed away. Pan de Muerto, the flower of cempasúchil (Mexican marigold),…

A Helping Hand

October 31st, 2016

A Helping Hand The Psych Club has done it again by reaching out to the student body at Saint Xavier by dedicating their time and efforts to inform people about children in hospitals. Just last week, on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the dining hall from 11am-1pm, they gave out Halloween cards…

Graduate and Professional School Fair at SXU

October 28th, 2016

On Wednesday, October 26th, SXU hosted a Graduate Fair in the Butler Reception Room. The fair began at 11:30am and ended at 1:30pm. Admission was free for students and open to the public. Over 30 schools were present at the fair. The majority of the schools were from in-state. Students…

Job and Internship Fair

October 24th, 2016

Last Friday, SXU’s Internship and Job Fair took place in the Shannon Center from noon to 3pm. Over 40 employers were present at the fair recruiting for volunteer, internships, part-time and full-time opportunities. All SXU students were welcomed to attend. The Xavierite spoke with a couple of students who expressed…

Blood Drive and Breast Cancer Awareness on Campus

October 21st, 2016

A weekly Breast Cancer Awareness campaign is being hosted during the month of October. In addition, a blood drive was taken place on Wednesday October 19th at the student lounge. Both of these events were organized by SXU’s TriBeta Biological Honor Society. TriBeta is the National Biological Honor Society. Students…