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Service learning semester approved

By: Tatum Hunter ~Opinions & Editorials Editor~ A six-member administrative review team has recommended the revitalization of the Nicaragua Academic Service Learning Semester (ASLS) in the spring of 2015. The team was headed by Lea Minniti, executive director of the Center for International Education, and Dr. David Mengel, associate dean of the College of Arts … Continue reading

Student, alumna receive prestigious awards

By: Lydia Rogers ~Campus News Editor~ Two members of the Xavier community have been awarded prestigious scholarships to further their academic careers. Current junior and former pres­ident of the Student Government Association Andrew Dziedzic was selected as a 2014 Truman Scholar, and 2010 graduate Ashley Bonnell was awarded a 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to … Continue reading

Students “shut down” social media

By: Maddie Day ~Staff Writer~ The Student Government Association (SGA) celebrated Student Commitment Week by bringing the campus together with various events. The week centered around the signing of a banner which featured a new pledge which outlined what it means to be a Xavier Musketeer. “Students here are committed to (living) lives of integrity, … Continue reading

SGA holds Student Commitment Week

By: Rich Meyer­ ~Copy Editor~ The Student Government Association (SGA) celebrated Student Commitment Week by bringing the campus together with various events. The week centered around the signing of a banner which featured a new pledge which outlined what it means to be a Xavier Musketeer. “Students here are committed to (living) lives of integrity, … Continue reading

Increased need for veterans resources prompts new center

By: Liz Slogum ~Staff Writer~ Back in August of 2013, Xavier University’s Center for Veterans’ Affairs opened in a house next to the Village apartments. With an increasing number of Xavier students who are veterans, there is an increased need for resources for them to turn to for support. The center serves as a place … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor Off-campus partying at Xavier

(Our house on the 900 block of) Dana Avenue was a temple built for absolute collegiate freedom. Week in and week out, the tenants of the Avondale mansion would host parties the size of which could never be attained in the smaller houses that Norwood provided. Everyone from athletes to nerds would partake in the … Continue reading

A year of speaking out Students exercise their voices

Xavier students have not been short on opin­ions this year, and this year has been a rather event­ful one. Students have made strong statements about everything from the fence around the basketball courts to the ongoing Core curriculum revision. They have expressed interest in international poli­tics, defining what it means to be a student and … Continue reading

Student cyclist treks across the country

By: Tim Wilmes ~Staff Writer~ For many Xavier students, the end of the school year always marks a long and strenuous uphill battle of papers, classes and exams. These strenuous activities, however, must seem simple for senior Emily Boutilier, having faced every sort of terrain and landscape imaginable. Boutilier, an art major with concentrations in … Continue reading

Xavier Singers delivers boisterous performance

By: Alex Spindler ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ If anything could be said for the Xavier Singers, it’s that the en­ergy never ceases to amaze. The wholly student-produced group of 14 singers and dancers flipped, kicked and belted their way through a new rock concert entitled “Welcome to the New Age: A Live Music Experience from … Continue reading

“Toolbox: Take Two” a success

By: Thomas Bell ~Guest Writer~ Xavier Players’ “Toolbox: Take 2” once again delighted audiences with a show that not even the ac­tors knew was coming. Billed as “a new show every night,” seniors Brandon Martin and Will Clemens directed a cast of seven Xavier students in the improvisational comedy show that has become a Players … Continue reading

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