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SGA evaluates its fall semester progress

By: Andrew Koch As the semester comes to a close, members of Student Government Association (SGA) evaluate the progress it has made this semester. SGA President junior Drew Dziedzic, Legislative Vice President senior Markus Lasky and Administrative Vice President senior Keenan Collins recently released an update on the progress their administration has made. As part … Continue reading

Xavier students participate in OTR celebration

CINCINNATI — OTRAGLOW, an annual community celebration of lighted window displays in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, got an extra boost this week from Xavier students. This friendly holiday competition hosts over 30 entries in three categories: business, residential and nonprofit, that each creates a holiday and Over-the-Rhine themed window display in their office storefront or home. … Continue reading

Xavier continues community garden development efforts

By: Lauren Young Xavier’s sustainability program pushes forward with the development of the community garden and its inclusion of permaculture. Working together within a neighborhood is essential to this approach and it can be seen in the way that the proposed location of the garden in Victory Beach is actually City Park’s property, so the … Continue reading

CFJ sells T-shirts to fundraise for Typhoon Haiyan relief

By: Gina Carfagno In response to the devastation facing the Philippines post-Super Typhoon Haiyan, the Asian Pacific Society, with help from the Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice are selling t-shirts to fundraise for relief efforts. The proceeds from the t-shirt sales will go to relief in the Philippines.   Because there are students … Continue reading

Music Department to host Christmas Ball

By: Mike Clark This Friday‘s Christmas Ball, run by Xavier’s Music Department, will allow students to stress less about exams and get into the holiday spirit. The Christmas Ball, the first of its kind here at Xavier, will feature free dance instruction, refreshments (especially desserts), door prizes, raffles, silent auction items, and music provided by … Continue reading

Mandela’s living legacy: The deceased world leader is more complex than most realize

By: Taylor Fulkerson Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela passed away at age 95 in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Dec. 5. This week international dignitaries and world leaders remembered his legacy on Dec. 10. They were joined by thousands of mourners in Soweto, South Africa. Mandela is primarily remembered for his 27-year imprisonment, his election to the presidency … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor: Integration, not segregation

By: Braden Trauth Integration is a fundamental principle of Permaculture and an ideal that America has sought to espouse, but only started to make true headway on during the Civil Rights movement 50 years ago. Unfortunately, we are still healing that segregated past as we learn to integrate our communities not just racially, but also … Continue reading

Women’s basketball stays strong

By: Adam Tortelli Saturday night basketball in Cintas Center brought in more positive results for Xavier University as the women’s basketball team handled the Govs of Austin Peay. After a slow first half, head coach Brian Neal’s squad took control of the game as it fought its way to a 72-59 victory. The team’s hot … Continue reading

Men’s basketball records Cintas wins

By: Nick McGill Despite the snowy conditions in Cincinnati on Saturday afternoon, Xavier fans still made their way to Cintas Center for the Musketeers’ game against the Bowling Green Falcons. Xavier barely escaped the visiting Falcons in an 85-73 win in overtime, snapping a three-game losing steak. The first half was a back-and-forth battle between … Continue reading

“Around the World in 80 Days” delights this holiday season

By: Patrick E. Phillips This holiday season, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s current musical production of “Around the World in 80 Days” takes audiences on a dazzling joyride that evokes the holiday spirit. Brilliant, gentlemanly Phileas Fogg and his charismatic valet Passepartout are on a journey to circumvent the globe before the year is out with £20,000 … Continue reading

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