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SXU student newspaper wins Illinois College Press Association awards

The Xavierite takes 1st place for best editorial

news story imageChicago (April 14, 2009) The Xavierite, Saint Xavier University’s student newspaper, received two awards at the 2009 Illinois College Press Association Awards Banquet in Chicago.

The Xavierite won 1st place for Best Editorial in the Non-Dailies over 4,000 category. The editorial was written by the staff and pertained to security measures in the University’s residence halls.

The newspaper also received an Honorable Mention for In-Depth Reporting in the Non-Dailies over 4,000 category. The article, written by Kendall Steinle and Chris Lonergan, pertained to Saint Xavier’s campus closing in 2008 because of threats made against the University.

“The entire staff should be very proud of their accomplishments,” said Peter Kreten, assistant director of campus life: student media. “The Xavierite’s goal is to continue to grow and develop as the eyes and ears of Saint Xavier University.”

Photo from Left to Right: Kelley Lindsey, Kevin Harnedy, Gen Bonadonna, Amanda Holmes, Lauren Paape, Adam Kosbud, John Wyskiel, Bridget Mitchell, Jeff LaMorte, behind Jeff you have Mike Noonan, Christian Ballenger, and Kendall Steinle.