SAC thrills with XavierFest

By: Kyle Tooley ~Not Afraid of SAC~ After bringing in big-name musicians such as Tyler Hilton, Smallpools and Magic! the past three years, the Xavier Student Activities Council (SAC) has outdone itself yet again. The 2017 Xavierfest lineup is headlined by Marc E. Bassy, whose top hits include “You & Me” as well as a feature on some Skizzy Mars song. After previous XavierFest concerts included amateur names such as B.O.B. and Mike Posner, students are excited for yet another year of high-level talent. It provides a unique opportunity that you can’t find with those other names. “When you go … Continue reading SAC thrills with XavierFest

XavierFest promotes new artists

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~  Xavier is hosting its fifth annual XavierFest for the student body on April 29, and it is rumored that this year will be the best yet. XavierFest originated as a new idea to help boost attendance to the Student Activities Council (SAC) events that the previous Cintas Concerts lacked. SAC did not want to completely get rid of the concert for students, but they wanted to stop wasting students’ money on something with low attendance. XavierFest wasnt meant to replace these concerts, however due to its success, SAC has allowed XavierFest to replace the Cintas Concerts … Continue reading XavierFest promotes new artists

SGA reaches deal with SAC

By: Nick Bergeman ~Staff Writer~ The Student Government Association (SGA) passed a resolution on Oct. 5 to allocate $20,000 to the Student Activities Council (SAC) to sponsor the XavierFest headliner, but SGA and SAC negotiated the terms of the agreement until Oct. 28, when the agreement was finalized. After SGA voted to approve the sponsorship, SAC then had to vote either for or against each proposed term, but SAC did not meet until Oct. 21, at which point it discussed concerns and voted to propose changes back to SGA. The original agreement called for a committee comprised of 60 percent … Continue reading SGA reaches deal with SAC