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Changes come to Xavier Yard

By: Tatum Hunter ~Editor-in-Chief~ Students can expect a new look for the Xavier Yard when they return for the fall 2015 semester. Physical Plant will be remodeling the open space surrounding Fenwick Place, Husman stage, Bellarmine Chapel and Alter Hall over the summer. Plans for the renovations have been in place since the creation of … Continue reading

X-perience Day offers campus preview

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ For the sophomores and juniors in high school who are still deciding what college to attend, Xavier is holding an X-perience Day on April 26 as an opportunity to visit the school. X-perience day as an open house event for some admitted seniors as a last campus visit before they … Continue reading

Senior film and art showcase to come

By: Jess Larkin ~Copy Editor~ Over the last few weeks, graduating Musketeers have been given the chance to display their work and what they have learned at Xavier. Senior electronic media majors will showcase their yearlong film projects from senior seminar, and the art department will be displaying the last of their senior projects in … Continue reading

Student Government Association welcomes new student senators

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s Student Government Association (SGA) held its spring senate elections March 25 to 26. Although the main senate elections occur in the fall, SGA held this special spring election to fill seven vacant positions. All seven candidates received enough votes to fill these positions. The new senators are Zeina Farhat, … Continue reading

TEDx talks incite hope for change

By: Jonathon Hogue ~Opinions & Editorials Editor~ Xavier hosted a TEDx talk series focused on bringing hope to the future on April 15. This TEDx event was the first on a college campus that was completely orchestrated and organized by college students. The organizers created the event to help millennials understand that they possess an … Continue reading

Entrepreneurship Club offers high school program

By: Raymond Humienny ~Campus News Editor~ Xavier’s Entrepreneurship Club has developed a unique opportunity for high school students who aim to attend the Williams College of Business in the near future. On the weekend of May 15 to 17, the club will host the Entrepreneurship Boot Camp program in order to introduce high school students … Continue reading

University Committee applications due today

By: Max Bruns ~Copy Editor~ If you’ve ever been interested in the decision-making machine behind the scenes at Xavier, now is the time to act. Applications to serve on University Committees are due today, Wednesday, April 22 by 5 p.m. University Committees serve as a way to delegate decision making and governing to the students … Continue reading

European immigration crisis emphasized by shipwreck

By: Richard Meyer ~Copy Editor~ Europe faces a migrant crisis as people from the Middle East and North Africa attempt to flee their home countries with the hope of escaping the chaos and poverty. The crisis made international headlines on April 18 when a boat carrying more than 900 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea … Continue reading

News in Brief

By: Jessica Griggs ~Campus News Editor~ St. Louis Marathon winner disqualified for cheating The original winner of this year’s St. Louis Marathon, Kendall Schler, has been disqualified after officials discovered she cheated and did not run the full 26.2 miles of the race held on April 12. Officials have determined that Schler slipped onto the … Continue reading

Benefit concert created in response to violence in Syria

By: Regina Wright ~Staff Writer~ In early April the Islamic State (ISIS) took over Yarmouk Camp, a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus, Syria. When Jacob Levy, a senior Xavier student, saw a photo on Associated Press of refugees lined up in Yarmouk for food, he decided to create “6 Hours for Syria.” “An unfortunate part … Continue reading

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