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Ryan’s Pub open for business

By: Jenny Mendoza ~Copy Editor~ Students, faculty and staff will now have another on-campus dining option besides Subway and Blue Gibbon located inside of the Gallagher Student Center with the re-opening of Ryan’s Pub. Ryan’s Pub will open at 11 a.m. on Feb. 26 under new management. Beverly Centers, the director of operations for Ryan’s, … Continue reading

New models for Core proposed, under review

By: Rich Meyers ~Staff Writer~ New models for Xavier’s Core Curriculum have been distributed to faculty for review. The review has been going on since fall 2010 and led by the Pilot Core Curriculum Committee. Throughout the process, the committee has held many forums and created several surveys in order to gauge the opinions of … Continue reading

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority hosts Ivy Prince Scholarship Pageant

By: Lydia Rogers ~Staff Writer~ The RemArKAble Rho Psi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. hosted the fifth annual Ivy Prince Scholarship Pageant on Feb. 22. The Ivy Prince is a pageant that showcases the talents and contributions of the male students on campus. The annual event also provides contestants with the opportunity to … Continue reading

Students to host panel of doctors

By: Gina Carfagno ~Staff Writer~ A new program called The Doctors: Xavier Edition is taking place this month to promote health and well-being. Students will have the opportunity to learn about common health problems students face in college such as stress, anxiety, dieting and maintaining personal health in general from doctors and a psychologist from … Continue reading

World News in Brief

Compiled By: Andrew Koch Political unrest in Ukraine Approximately 80 people were killed after days of protests in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych met with opposition leaders on Feb. 21, agreeing to transfer presidential power to the Ukrainian parliament and to hold special early elections in December. The Ukranian government later issued an arrest … Continue reading

Local college students fall for Craigslist check scandal

By: Tatum Hunter ~Staff Writer~ Two Xavier students have fallen prey to a Craigslist scam, according to Jeffrey Coleman, Associate Vice President for Audit & Risk Management at Xavier. One student contacted Campus Police after losing almost $2,000 to an online scam. The Division of Financial Administration has received reports that another student also lost … Continue reading

NKU professor speaks about prison justice

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Northern Kentucky University Law Professor David Singleton visited Xavier on Feb. 24 to discuss mass incarceration and other flaws of the judicial system in Ohio. The event, sponsored by the Center for Interfaith Community Engagement and the Multicultural, Gender and Women’s Center, offered a brief introduction to some of the … Continue reading

Students prepare for spring break safety

By: Andrew Koch ~Campus News Editor~ Representatives from the American Automobile Association (AAA), a not-for-profit vehicle service organization, visited Xavier on Feb. 24 to discuss safety issues with college students looking to travel over spring break.   AAA also provided a “Know Before You Go” document that lists laws that might impact students as they … Continue reading

Club Profile: Model United Nations

By: Marcus Day ~Staff Writer~ The Model United Nations (Model U.N.) club is a student-run organization that aims to prepare its members for careers in international relations, business and diplomacy. The club participates and competes in intercollegiate events where students act as delegates representing specific United Nations committees. Xavier’s Model UN club recently attended the … Continue reading

Struggles continue for women’s basketball

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ With only three games remaining in the season, Xavier women’s basketball suffered a tough, nail-biting defeat by the Providence Friars. The game gave fans in Rhode Island a show worth every penny as the Musketeers went back and forth until the Friars pulled out a 61-59 victory. Head coach Brian … Continue reading

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