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Terrorism vs civil liberties: Allan Gregg explores the social impact of the War On Terror

Terrorism vs civil liberties: Allan Gregg explores the social impact of the War On Terror

Posted on Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 by | 0 Comments

The respected pollster and political pundit Allan Gregg stopped by StFX on Nov 3 to give a speech about an issue of great relevance to modern politics and the recent election: the impact that the War On Terror has on …


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History 100 Removed from Humanities Colloquium

History 100 Removed from Humanities Colloquium

Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 by | 0 Comments

Changes are coming for the Humanities Colloquium in the upcoming academic year. The three course program offered at StFX since 2012 has offered first year Arts students the chance to study three interconnected disciplines with mutual peers in each class. …



A New Home in Antigonish: A Syrian Refugee's Story

A New Home in Antigonish: A Syrian Refugee’s Story

Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 by | 0 Comments

The Xaverian recently spoke to Tareq Hudhud, a young man and Syrian refugee who arrived in Antigonish in December, followed by his family who made the journey shortly after. Hudhud was able to offer a firsthand account of the refugee …



Let's Talk About Racism

Let’s Talk About Racism

Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 by | 0 Comments

On Jan 19, the StFX community welcomed civil rights and labour activist Lynn Jones to Dennis Hall at the Coady as part of a celebration of Martin Luther King Day. Jones, a prominent activist in the African Nova Scotian community, …



Bell Let's Talk: Mental Health Initiative Teams Up with AUS

Bell Let’s Talk: Mental Health Initiative Teams Up with AUS

Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 by | 0 Comments

January 27th marks the sixth annual Bell Let’s Talk nationwide fundraiser for mental health. This year, Atlantic University Sport and Bell have teamed up to promote mental health awareness and athletes across the conference are standing up and getting involved. …



One Man, Two Guvnors

One Man, Two Guvnors

Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 by | 0 Comments

A dimmed room, illuminated centre and a performance that sent chills up my spine. This was the first time I stepped into the Bauer Theatre to watch SLUT: The Play last semester. The experience was unlike anything else – I …



Netflix Pix: What's Worth a Night In

Netflix Pix: What’s Worth a Night In

Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 by | 0 Comments

This week, we start off with a bang a horror, action, fantasy mix show (and my personal favourite), Supernatural. This legendary show started in September 2005 and has been growing stronger as it steps into its 11th season. Brothers Sam …



Meet the candidates

Meet the candidates

Posted on Friday, January 22nd, 2016 by | 0 Comments

On January 19, The Xaverian sat down with each candidate seeking to be president or vice president of the StFX Students’ Union. Each candidate was asked the same series of questions, and were allotted time limits to ensure concise answers …



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