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Funds for a better world: StFXmas winner Makayla Jodrey to help children in Kenya

Funds for a better world: StFXmas winner Makayla Jodrey to help children in Kenya

Posted on Thursday, January 29th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

Over the holiday break, StFX tasked students, alumni, and friends of StFX with the challenge of incorporating the spirit of the season along with their love for StFX in a photo challenge on social media. From Dec 22 to Jan …



Vice Presidential candidate Ryley Erickson

A sit down with your StFXSU Election Candidates

Posted on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 by | 0 Comments
(P)= Presidential Candidate
(VP)= Vice Presidential Candidate
*=not yet an official candidate at time of publication
The Xaverian: Who are you, what have you done so far at StFX, and why does that make you a good candidate for your


StFX featured artist of the week: Lauren Nevin

StFX featured artist of the week: Lauren Nevin

Posted on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

This week’s featured artist is fourth year psychology student Lauren Nevin.

Nevin’s artistic journey began when she was young surrounded by an artistic family. She started exploring art by recreating cartoons and learning how to control lines and colours to …



Healthy bodies and healthy minds: Celebrating Mental Health Awareness and Literacy at StFX

Healthy bodies and healthy minds: Celebrating Mental Health Awareness and Literacy at StFX

Posted on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

Awareness of the need to address youth mental health continues to spread fast and strong across Canada. Fundamental to all school mental health platforms is “the need to effectively address mental health literacy of students, educators and administrators alike” so …



Beyond free speech: Was Charlie Hebdo crossing the line? What it means to rally around #JeSuisCharlie

Posted on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

The events of the Charlie Hebdo attack are followed by social retaliation with the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie exploding on twitter. Popular views suggest the act of terrorism was a direct assault on personal free speech, while ignoring the social and political …



My Father’s Collection: The story of Demetrius Ferguson and his growing bow tie business

My Father’s Collection: The story of Demetrius Ferguson and his growing bow tie business

Posted on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

In a rural university town, campus fashion generally consists of sweatpants or jeans, t-shirts and hoodies. There is the occasional student who, despite long days of academia, athletics and entrepreneurial pursuits, maintains a sharp and classy appearance. Demetrius Ferguson is …



Is my degree worth it?: Education and experience in exchange for tears and all-nighters

Is my degree worth it?: Education and experience in exchange for tears and all-nighters

Posted on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

Get a university degree. Pack up all your belongings and leave home. Move into residence and revel in the drunken sweat and hormones that come with 100+ eighteen year olds living under one roof. Make friends. Engage them in unsentimental …



The hottest places on campus: Finding warmth at StFX to last the long winter months

Posted on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

Having spent my very first winter in Northern Alberta, I learned from real experience that there is a certain “winter switch” that gets turned off when it comes to enjoying the winter season. The month of January is officially the …



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