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Student representatives on Presidential Task Force share their views

Posted on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by | 0 Comments

With only four of the twenty seven members of the Presidential Task Force members of the student body, some students on campus are questioning the impact of student opinion in the decision making process. The Task Force released the report …



Students’ Union councilors react to Presidential Task Force report

Posted on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by | 0 Comments

The Presidential Task Force’s report released on October 6th is an all-encompassing report which discusses various programs in all aspects of the educational experience here at StFX. This report allows recommendations toward various outcomes of specific academic, athletic, and administrative …



Please, let me learn: Depression, Redemption, & The Audacity of Hope

Posted on Monday, October 20th, 2014 by | One Comment

Can you hear me?
Is anyone listening? Please, I want to know. Don’t leave me out here with no hope and no future but…
It doesn’t matter.
You don’t care.
You shouldn’t care.
You won’t care.
But will you?
Maybe.…



StFXAUT responds to Presidential Task Force report

StFXAUT responds to Presidential Task Force report

Posted on Friday, October 17th, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Although StFX Association of University Teachers [StFXAUT] President Brad Long was initially impressed by the Presidential Task Force report recently released to the StFX community, he and association members are concerned moving forward about the future of academics at the …



Presidential Task Force crticial of X football: Report labels StFX men’s football as ‘unsustainable’

Presidential Task Force crticial of X football: Report labels StFX men’s football as ‘unsustainable’

Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 by | 0 Comments

A StFX without its varsity football team. The concept is difficult for most to imagine, be they Xaverians or not. Yet, following the recently released results of the Presidential Task Force’s report concerning the way StFX spends its money, one …



Dr. Leslie MacLaren, StFX Academic VP discusses Presidential Task Force report

Dr. Leslie MacLaren, StFX Academic VP discusses Presidential Task Force report

Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 by | 0 Comments

The Xaverian: Why was the report conducted in the first place? Is this something that is commonly done within different universities? Does it have any relationship to the strike?

Dr. Leslie MacLaren: I don’t think the strike has any direct …



Students with learning disabilities are no different from you

Students with learning disabilities are no different from you

Posted on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by | One Comment

Did you know over 350 StFX students have identified as having a disability?

What makes these students different? Nothing!  That’s right folks, there is no difference!  Everybody who studies at StFX is a student,-whether they are a musical wizard, an …



The world of club sports: StFX’s ‘other’ realm of athletics is a great way to get your sports fix

The world of club sports: StFX’s ‘other’ realm of athletics is a great way to get your sports fix

Posted on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Picture yourself. You’re beautiful. You’re feeling fine, taking a stroll around campus on a surprisingly warm evening in late September as you attempt to soak in the last of the summer vibes. All of a sudden you hear a roar …



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