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Opportunity to Meet State Reps, Talk Budget Etc.

February 11th, 2016

Citizens concerned about government at the state and local level will have the chance to mingle with State Representative Kelly Burke (Democrat, Evergreen Park) and state Senator Bill Cunningham (Democrat, Chicago) and discuss government business at an event called “Coffee and Conversation”. The event will be held on February 20…
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School of Education Hosts School to Prison Pipeline Presentation

February 3rd, 2016

On Tuesday, January 26, the School of Education hosted Dr. Crystal Laura for a lecture on the School-to-Prison Pipeline. The presentation was held in the Butler Reception room at 6:30pm. The attendance was higher than expected, and extra chairs needed to be set up to accommodate the audience.  Much of…
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SXU Honors Martin Luther King Jr.

February 3rd, 2016

Saint Xavier University celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a week of events from Tuesday, January 19 to Friday, January 22. The events were organized and sponsored by the African American Studies Diaspora Club, Mercy Students for Peace and Justice, Black Student Union, Elected of Zion, University…
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New Series Highlights Careers for the Common Good

February 3rd, 2016

The first installment of the “Working with Mercy: Careers for the Common Good” program was held on Wednesday, January 27. The program highlights professionals who, through their careers, reflect the Sisters of Mercy’s Critical Concerns and serve the common good. The series is sponsored by the SXU Career Services and…
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SXU Named One of Top Chicago Colleges for Online Education

January 27th, 2016

Saint Xavier University was recently ranked number nine on Great Values Colleges’ “Top 10 Colleges for an Online Degree in Chicago, Illinois” list. For the rankings, Great Values Colleges considered all Chicago colleges and universities that offer one or more online degree. Their criteria was based on factors such as…
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SXU Accepting Nominations for Mission Day Awards

January 27th, 2016

Saint Xavier University’s Office for Mission and Heritage is accepting nominations for the 2016 Mission Day Service Awards. Students, faculty, staff, as well as those outside of SXU can submit nominations for any of the three awards. Nomination forms can be found on the SXU website or in several locations…
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Offered At SXU

January 27th, 2016

In the months of February and March, Saint Xavier University’s Graham School of Management, in conjunction with the Ladder Up organization, plans to offer Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs. Students who are IRS certified and members of local accounting firms will offer free, basic income tax return assistance to…
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WXAV’s Webstream

January 19th, 2016

Updated 2.3.16 Hi everyone, I am pleased to inform you that WXAV’s webstream has RETURN!!!!! We are now broadcasting through the Mainstream Network. You can find the new player on the main page of our website, wxav.com, by clicking the “Click Here to Listen”. If you listen to us on…
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Organizations Come Together to Rally

December 3rd, 2015

On Wednesday November 18, 2015, Saint Xavier University students participated in a rally to raise awareness about the growing issues of racism on college campuses.  In response to the instances of racism that occurred at the University of Missouri, SXU’s Muslim Student Association (MSA), Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP),…
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Students Encouraged to Use Zotero Program

December 3rd, 2015

Staff at Saint Xavier University’s Robert and Mary Rita Murphy Stump Library are encouraging students to take advantage of a citation tool called Zotero. Zotero is an open-source tool that is free for all users and does not cost the university anything. The library is currently paying for a different…
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