Saint Xavier University Campus Events


Martin Luther King Jr. Day

"I Have A Dream"

Tuesday, January 19
2 p.m., McDonough Chapel

Join us for the showing of the famous and inspirational "I Have A Dream" speech followed by a discussion.

Color Doesn't Matter

Wednesday, January 20
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., SXU Diner

Let us come together 'hand by hand' to spread the message of equality throughout the University.

Make Sandwiches for the Bread Truck

Thursday, January 21
2 to 4 p.m., Butler Reception Room

Join us to make sandwiches that will be delivered that evening. The Bread Truck brings food and drink to those who need it in the Back of the Yards neighborhood and serves directly to people on the streets. Stop in to help as your schedule allows.

Voices Café Open Mic Night

Thursday, January 21
6 to 9 p.m., Butler Reception Room

Come help us celebrate performing arts! Voices Café is a café style, open mic night where students can bring any creative expression to the table for 5 minutes. Acts include, but are not limited to, spoken word/poetry, vocal performances, stand-up comedy, and musical selections. If interested in signing up to perform in advance, please email

Broadview Detention Center Visit

Friday, January 22
6:10 a.m., Meet in front of Regina Hall.

Transportation provided. Join Mercy Students for Peace and Justice in attending a prayer vigil outside the detention center. As we pray the rosary together, learn about our broken immigration system and stand in solidarity with those being deported, the families they leave behind and the community. All faiths are welcome. To reserve a spot, please email

Praise and Worship Service

Friday, January 22
7 p.m., McDonough Chapel

Join us for an afternoon of praise and worship! Listen to soulful voices singing songs of praise!

Events sponsored by: the African American Studies Diaspora Club, Mercy Students for Peace and Justice, Black Student Union, Elected of Zion, University of Mission and Ministry and Student Life. For more information, please contact Student Life ar 773-341-5060 or