Posts Tagged ‘viewpoints’

A Look Back at My Time at the Xavierite

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

The Xavierite offers the perfect opportunity for students to better their craft as journalists. For those who plan on working in media, Saint Xavier’s student newspaper uses appropriate methods that mirror professional news organizations and will give an individual a leg up on the competition in a very competitive field….

Saint Xavier Commuters Get Hungry, Too

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

As the semester winds down, students find themselves in a constant state of anxiety: finals, extra credit…too much money left on their meal plans. That’s right. On top of the pressure of finishing the semester strong, Saint Xavier residents are worrying over the loss of meal plan money. Money that…

Black Friday the new Thanksgiving?

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Fall, what’s not to love about the season? You’re able to break out those ironically ugly-turned-cute sweaters, it seems like everyone and their mother are releasing their Pumpkin Spiced everything, and there is at least one major holiday to celebrate from October to December. As we are nearing the end…

Student Response to “Save Campus Ministry” Petition

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

“My idea for Saint Xavier would be that every single policy, every single practice, every single program that we do, we have great confidence that it’s meeting the needs and the wants of the largest population of our students.” Those words were said by President Laurie M Joyner during an…

NFL’s Approach to Anthem Protests is Misguided

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

The debate about national anthem protests, patriotism, and unity that has surrounded the NFL and headlines across the country over the past two weeks continued on Sunday. Prior to the Chicago Bears week three matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers, players and coaches on the Bears’ sideline locked arms in response…

Commuters Have Issues

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Commuter problems. Though they be many, they are one of the most unifying bonding experiences between us all. When people think of commuter problems, one of the first things they think of is parking or transportation problems– the only parking spot available is the furthest from your class and you’re…

SXU Responds to the End of DACA

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

The end of DACA has led to a national discussion, with the overbearing question of what happens now? Sure, Congress has six months to come up with a new and comprehensive immigration reform plan, but DREAMers have only a few weeks to come up with a plan to renew their…

Facebook Live Has Become A Real-Life Crime Show

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

On April 6, 2016 Facebook launched Facebook Live videos. Anyone with a Facebook account and a phone was now able to broadcast live to everyone in the world. As people tried out the new feature, we muddled through loud live videos from concerts our friends were at and borderline useless…

Teenagers Should Play Teenagers on TV

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

The hottest new show on Netflix is 13 Reasons Why. Based off Jay Asher’s book, Brian Yorkey’s thirteen-episode season, explained by IMBD, follows teenager Clay Jensen, in his quest to uncover the story behind his classmate and crush, Hannah, and her decision to end her life.  In the description, it…

Shop Smart at Thrift Shops

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

You can find almost anything at a thrift store. And that is exciting! It is like your own personal treasure hunt. Sifting through the packed racks of random clothing and antiques, maybe you will find a priceless art work, or a t-shirt that says, “Bob’s 10th Annual Barbeque.” Both are…