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Nine SXU students to attend Obama’s historic inauguration

Students leave for Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Jan. 10

Chicago (Jan. 7, 2009) Nine Saint Xavier University students will travel to Washington, D.C., to witness the historic inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama, the nation’s first African-American president.

The students leave the morning of Saturday, Jan. 10 and will spend the week at the Washington Center. They will attend seminars conducted by public affairs notables, such as CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer. 

The students hail from across Chicagoland, including Chicago, Oak Forest, LaGrange Park, Frankfort and Oak Lawn, as well as Texas, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

If you would like to arrange an interview this week or capture video of these delighted students or their exciting departure on Saturday, please contact Joe Moore at (773) 298-3937 or (cell) (773) 203-6671. 

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