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Take Part in Stress Relief Week

December 3rd, 2015

The 2015 semester at Saint Xavier University is coming to a close and finals week is rapidly approaching. With Saint Xavier University students attending classes, studying, and trying to cram in a semester’s worth of knowledge into a small amount of time, the SXU Counseling Center hosts their semi-annual Stress…
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The Crusader of Sanity

December 3rd, 2015

If you’ve been remotely paying attention to the news lately, then there is no need to explain who Laquan McDonald is or who Jason Van Dyke is. (If you don’t know who they are, please Google the story. I don’t want to waste column inches explaining something most people are…
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SOE Makes Changes to Meet New Standards

November 18th, 2015

The School of Education has redesigned their elementary education undergraduate and graduate programs based on new Illinois licensure laws passed on July 1, 2013.  The redesigned undergraduate program first became available in the fall of 2014, while the redesigned graduate program was offered for the first time this semester. The…
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A Time for Giving: Toys for Tots Charity

November 18th, 2015

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, the Toys for Tots charity has made its appearance on the campus of Saint Xavier University.  Seeking out toy donations from the student body, SXU’S Student Veteran Alliance (SVA) is expecting many generous donations for children during this season. Beginning on November 4 and…
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Students Rally for MAP Grant Funding

November 18th, 2015

On Tuesday, November 10, SXU students participated in a rally in Springfield. The rally was held to urge Illinois state legislators and Governor Bruce Rauner to release funds for the Monetary Award Program (MAP). MAP grants provide financial aid to Illinois residents who demonstrate financial need and are undergraduate students…
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World Bits

November 18th, 2015

PARIS/SYRIA (CNN) – Following the attacks in Paris, the death count is now approximated to be around 129 people. The French government has begun bringing airstrikes against ISIS members within Syria. CNN reports that on Tuesday there were seven airstrikes in addition to the airstrikes conducted on Sunday and Monday….
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Rally in Springfield for MAP Grant Funding

November 11th, 2015

On November 10, Saint Xavier Students travelled down to Springfield Illinois for a rally concerning recent financial decisions regarding Monetary Assistance Program (MAP) Grant funding.  Saint Xavier University did not receive the funding they had expected for the academic year, which puts the university in a position of need. All…
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Health Center Hosts CPR Training Courses

November 11th, 2015

Saint Xavier University’s Health Center offers Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare provider’s courses to SXU students, faculty and community members.  The BLS courses are designed by the American Heart Association to train health care professionals to perform CPR. Kathryn Tibbits, a family nurse practitioner and the director of clinical…
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Big Changes in the Music Department

November 11th, 2015

As of the Fall 2015 semester, Saint Xavier University’s music department has seen new faculty members and new implementations for the upcoming semesters. With new faculty members, new music related classes, and a new holiday concert, the music department has made some additions to its annual programming. Dr. Greg Coutts,…
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World Bits

November 11th, 2015

RUSSIA (CNN)- Track and field athletes from Russia could be banned from the 2016 Olympics after a report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) found that there is an alleged widespread state-sponsored doping program. The former president of WADA, Dick Pound, did the report, and found that there was a…
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