Posts Tagged ‘news’

Rescinding DACA: The End of an Era

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

On Tuesday, September 5, Attorney General, Jeff Sessions announced the end of the DACA program. Now, Congress has six months to replace DACA with a comprehensive immigration policy. DACA, or the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, was enacted in 2012 through an executive order of President Obama.  DACA was a…
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Hurricane Harvey Devastates Texas

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Around 9:45pm last Friday, Hurricane Harvey struck the Gulf Coast of the United States. Ranging at a Category 4, Harvey brought 130 mile per hour winds, torrents of rain, and devastating floods to land. As Harvey moved throughout coastal Texas, from Corpus Christi to Houston, and even inland from Austin…
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Are We Becoming Desensitized to Bad News?

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

I had turned the news on in passing on Monday morning this week, the 19th, when a news story about bombs in New York and New Jersey was being reported. The day before, on Sunday, a bomb had gone off in Seaside, New Jersey, at the start line of a…
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RHA Elects New Community Representatives

Tuesday, 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

Tuesday, 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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