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Faculty profile: Jan Corrothers

By: Liz Slocum ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier Music Department has hosted a number of vocal ensemble performances throughout each year as opportunites for performance for both singers and the audience receiving them. Most of the songs one hears require complex piano accompaniment. Jan Corrothers, an adjunct Xavier Music Department faculty member, does that and more. … Continue reading

Faculty Profile: Rick Endres

By: Liz Slocum ~Staff Writer~ Students, faculty and visitorsoften have the opportunity to attend musical and theatrical performances at Xavier. However, they may not know just who holds the chaos of ticket sales and behind-the-scenes operations together to make these experiences possible. Since July 2014, this has been Richard Endres’ task. In addition to being the Director of Operations and Recruitment, a position he has held … Continue reading

The weaver’s guild of Cincinnati

By: Jessica Griggs ~Guest Writer~ Greater Cincinnati (WGGC) was founded in an effort to encourage interest in hand weaving. The WGGC is currently showing an exhibit in the house called Madame President. The exhibition features a number of fiber creations from 17 of the guild’s presidents, past and present. Since its beginning, the WGGC has grown to include programs and education about a variety … Continue reading

Comedy thrives at Go Bananas

By: Grant Vance ~Staff Writer~ Go Bananas Comedy Club welcomed back Cincinnati native Alex Stone this past weekend, Jan. 29-31, in honor of his debut album to be released later this year. Making the trip back home from his current residency in Chicago, Stone was welcomed with open arms and plenty of laughs for his … Continue reading

Student art exhibition

By: Liz Slocum ~Staff Writer~ An exhibition of the works of art students at Xavier opened for public viewing on Jan. 30. The exhibit is located in the Xavier Art Gallery in the A.B. Cohen Center, and anyone is welcome to view the works on display free of charge. The exhibit, which is done annually … Continue reading

“Rosewater” brilliantly entertains

By: Meredith Francis ~Campus News Editor~ You can almost smell the rosewater. Late-night comedian Jon Stewart recently made his directorial and writing debut in “Rosewater,” the inspiring true story of an Iranian-born Canadian journalist named Maziar Bahari who was imprisoned after covering the controversial 2009 Iranian presidential elections and the violent protests that followed. Stewart … Continue reading

Cincinnati Art Museum hosts famed “American Gothic”

By: Aiyana Moore ~Staff Writer~ In August, Grant Wood’s masterpiece “American Gothic” joined “Daughters of Revolution” at the Cincinnati Art Museum for the first time. The Cincinnati Art Museum collaborated with the Art Institute of Chicago to bring both of Wood’s paintings to Cincinnati to be part of the new exhibit, “Conversations around ‘American Gothic.’” … Continue reading

An interview with Mr. Kelly Phelps of the Art Department

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ Xavier University’s Art Department, located in the A.B. Cohen Center, is looking forward to continued success. Kelly Phelps, the current chair of the Art Department, shared his experiences and goals for his first year in the department. Phelps received his Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in ceramics and … Continue reading

Local photographers showcase art

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Local photographers who have taken photos from all around the world are showcasing their material from Sept. 28 to Oct. 31 in Cohen’s art gallery. Xavier’s Art Department and FotoFocus 2014 have divided the 33 artists’ work into three separate exhibits. The largest of the three exhibits, titled “Global Focus,” … Continue reading

Cincinnati Street Food Festival pleases patrons

By: Aiyana Moore ~Staff Writer~ The Cincinnati Street Food Festival, held on Sept. 27 in Walnut Hills, worked to showcase the neighborhood’s diverse population through food, music and games. With 15 food trucks ranging from Red Sesame Korean BBQ to Andy’s Mediterranean Grille to Dojo Gelato, there were plenty of food choices. This festival appealed … Continue reading

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