Menu

News

National treasures: SXU takes second in the nation in NAIA DII

National treasures: SXU takes second in the nation in NAIA DII

  Photo by St. Xavier University  SXU players rejoice after winning a national semifinal game on Monday. St. Xavier’s women’s basketball team started a long trip to Sioux City, Iowa, on a bus on March 8 and there was some slow going on the way there because of hail. The Cougars were hoping for a long stay in Sioux City with the end result of being hailed as the NAIA Division II champions. A bookend... Read more

Sports

Despite being c-c-c-old, Niko was hot, h…

Despite being c-c-c-old, Niko was hot, hot, hot

Photo by Jeff Vorva Nemanja Nikolic socred a goal in his first home game as a member of the Chicago Fire. The new star complained it was too cold. But he warmed up some Chicago Fire fans’ hearts quickly. New Fire forward Nemanja Nikolic, who scored 41 goals in 56 games for Legia Warsaw, made his Toyota Park debut and, at 28 degrees, it was a coldest home opener in the history of the team. "The conditions were very difficult... Read more

Out and About

BEAR UNNECISSITIES

BEAR UNNECISSITIES

‘Ted 2’ sequel should have stayed in hibernation The comedy “Ted 2” is an unneeded sequel to the film “Ted.” The first brought us Mark Wahlberg as John, along with Seth MacFarlane as Ted, his foul-mouthed Teddy bear of a best friend. This film picks up a little after the first film ended. We see the bear getting married to his sleazy fiancee, Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth), at a wedding officiated by Sam... Read more

Opinion

St. Patrick’s Day goes into overtime

Columns

St. Patrick’s Day goes into overtime

St. Patrick’s Day has still not arrived, but why do I feel like it has been around for a month? The wearin’ of the green seems to have somehow turned into a seasonal event, not just one day. During the first weekend of March, I attended a St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser and party at my old parish in Chicago. Looking through some other community newspapers I noticed there were several St.... Read more