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Xavier University cements its plans for Alter Hall’s restoration

By: Lydia Rogers Xavier’s Alter Renovation Team (ART) held forums over the past two weeks to discuss the restoration of Alter Hall. The forum was open to all Xavier students and aimed to inform them about the vision as well as gain their input. However, due to scheduling conflicts with a number of university meetings … Continue reading

Mack adds 12-year-old Couch to roster

By: TIm Wilmes Xavier University made history on Tuesday when it announced the signing of the youngest prospect in school history as the latest addition to the men’s basketball team. Trey Couch, a 12-year-old from Liberty Township, Ohio, signed a National Letter of Intent for the Musketeers as his parents sat next to him at … Continue reading

Xavier displays special edition of the Bible

By: Maddie Day St. John’s University loaned Xavier’s library two volumes of the St. John’s Bible Heritage Edition for the fall semester, and the books are now on display for the Xavier community. The two volumes are full-size, handwritten manuscripts bound in Italian leather, printed on custom cotton paper and illustrated using ancient inks and … Continue reading

Career Services hosts Fall Career Fair events

By: Gina Carfagno Students of all majors looking for internships or post-graduation jobs are invited to Xavier’s Career Services Center’s Fall Career Fair This year’s fair will host 120 different employers from 3 – 6 p.m. on Sept. 30 in Cintas Center, including big names like Procter & Gamble Co. and Coca-Cola. A full list … Continue reading

CFJ founds new liturgical choir

By: Joshua Stahl The Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice (CFJ) is adding a new liturgical choir that will provide music for the 10 p.m. mass. “The goal of a liturgical choir is to foster the participation of the assembly while lifting praise and glory to God,” Rachelle Kramer, assistant director of liturgy and … Continue reading

Student launches petition to expand CLC hours

By: Lauren Young Xavier University senior Andrew Elluru created a petition to extend the Conaton Learning Commons’ new hours. Ideally, the goal is to have the hours return to last year’s 24/5 policy. Elluru’s attempt can be seen as successful due to the Xavier weekly email that was sent out on Monday morning. The email’s … Continue reading

Residence Life offrs students housing deal

By: Mike Clark Rising juniors and seniors are being given the exclusive opportunity this fall to be able to lock in their rates for on campus housing for the 2014-2015 school year at the current 2013-2014 rates. Between now and Oct. 1, rising juniors and seniors will be able to save between 3 percent and … Continue reading

Xavier professor leads civil rights discussion at Stowe House

By: Justin Worthing Xavier University’s Dr. Christine Anderson and former Freedom Rider Betty Daniels Rosemond recently led a community discussion based on the award-winning documentary Freedom Riders at Cincinnati’s Harriet Beecher Stowe House.  The event, which occurred September 21, was designed to spark discussion and bring attention to the Freedom Riders during the Civil Rights … Continue reading

Women’s club volleyball plays penitentiary game

By: Kyle Isaacs While other club teams may continue with their ho-hum practices on campus to prepare for their upcoming season, the Xavier women’s club volleyball team is doing things a little bit differently. For the second year in a row, the team will be heading to Dayton Correctional Institute to host a volleyball clinic … Continue reading

handMen’s soccer draws tough test in Central Missouriful

By: Nikhil Jelaji The Xavier men’s soccer team (2-3-2) tied the Missouri State Bears (4-1-1) in double overtime on the road on Saturday afternoon at Plaster Field. The draw was the second overtime game for the Musketeers, both ending in a tie. “This was a solid effort by us and we did well to get … Continue reading

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