Posts Tagged ‘features’

How to Have Fun For Free in Chicago: A Broke College Student’s Guide to Free Days in Chicago’s Culture Spots

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Let’s face it, everyone. As college students, when we see the word “free” in an advertisement that features either a product or an event that we would like to obtain or attend, we tend to leap at the opportunity to take advantage of it. Whether it’s free samples, free admission…
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Oxford University: A Study Abroad Experience

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

    Over the past May term, Saint Xavier’s students were given the incredible opportunity of attending a study abroad program hosted in Oxford University, England. Sponsored by the Honors Program, the Oxford Study Abroad Program (OSAP) allowed for students to work either individually or in small groups underneath the…
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My First Year at SXU In Retrospect

Monday, April 24th, 2017

We are approaching May and nearing the end of the school year, which means Summer! This was my Freshmen year at Saint Xavier University and I had no idea what to expect from my first year of college. I think now is as good a time as any to reflect…
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Star Wars Celebration 2017 Recap

Monday, April 17th, 2017

This year’s Star Wars Celebration just wrapped up and fans of the series received exciting news over the weekend. For those who don’t know what Star Wars Celebration is, it is a fan gathering that celebrates the beloved sci-fi franchise. This year, the celebration took place in Orlando, Florida and…
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Ghost in the Shell Movie Review

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Ghost in the Shell is the American, live-action adaptation of Masamune Shirow’s original Japanese comic, Manga, and Mamoru Oshii’s classic 1995 animated film of the same name. I have been looking forward to this film for quite some time. Not only because I was a fan of the original animated…
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Hot Thoughts Album Review

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Spoon has been an indie-rock favorite of mine for quite a while. Even though there is nothing original about their sound or style, I am always more than happy to hear their energetic rock pieces. But ever since I listened to their 2014 record They Want My Soul, I knew…
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A Brief History of Silent Films

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Films have come a long way ever since its creation which is great because we love watching films. If you need some evidence, just take a look at the billions of dollars the biggest blockbuster hits make. Audiences are so enthralled by the complex stories and impressive visuals that today’s…
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My First Look at the Nintendo Switch

Monday, February 20th, 2017

I want to start this article by saying thank you to Nintendo of America for inviting me to the Nintendo Switch Preview Tour. I had a blast and I cannot wait to get one of my own! On Saturday, February 18, my sister and I traveled to the West Side…
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An Outsider’s Take on the Chicago Auto Show

Monday, February 13th, 2017

2017 will mark the third year that I have gone to the Chicago Auto Show. Now, you might think, “Oh, that’s cool, Caesar. Do you like cars a lot?” And my answer to that is no, because I could care less about cars. Then why am I even going? Oh,…
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Shyamalan is Back! Split Movie Review

Monday, February 6th, 2017

In 1999, director and screenwriter M. Night Shyamalan surprised audiences and critics with his supernatural horror and thriller film, The Sixth Sense. Because of this film’s success and praise, Shyamalan quickly became a household name. However, critics and fans agree that after his third film, Signs (2002), the quality of…
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