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Chronological “Boyhood” stuggles, yet charms

By: Jessica Larkin ~Copy Editor~ From the director of movies like “School of Rock” and “Dazed and Confused” comes a drama that redefines the comingof- age theme. Presented at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in January, Richard Lanklater’s “Boyhood” chronicles the life of a child named Mason, played by Ellar Coltrane, from first grade to … Continue reading

An editorial perspective on Roman art

By: Meredith Francis ~Campus News Editor~ We’ve all seen pictures of Michelangelo’s stunning white marble David in our textbooks, online or in travel books, but a group of approximately 40 Xavier students had the opportunity to experience the sculpture firsthand this past June and July on a fiveweek study abroad program in Rome, Italy. The … Continue reading

Last senior art show “Illuminate” displays transformative qualities

By: Patrick Phillips ~Staff Writer~ The next body of senior art students’ work is hanging in the Xavier University Art Gallery in the A.B. Cohen Center. Over the last few weeks, the art gallery at Cohen has displayed the works of various seniors looking to graduate in May. Although the last thesis presentation consisted of four … Continue reading

Department of Art presents first four thesis exhibitions

By: Patrick E. Phillips ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ The Xavier University Department of Art is preparing the first set of art major thesis exhibitions for the Spring semester. These displays showcase the culmination of senior art majors’ work. It gives them the freedom to utilize their acquired artistic skills throughout their four years for a … Continue reading

XU Gallery opens Faculty Art Exhibition

By: Zach Julian ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier University Department of Art opened its annual Faculty Exhibition reception on Feb. 14 in the Xavier University Art Gallery in the A.B. Cohen Center. The turnout was a great achievement for the art department. Xavier faculty, students and non-Xavier patrons were in attendance to share in the premiere … Continue reading

Don’t Tell Anna copes with space issues President Kyle Isaacs shares updates on the future of Xavier’s improv group

By: Patrick E. Phillips ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ Xavier University’s resident improvisational comedy group, Don’t Tell Anna (DTA), has had to make a lot of adjustments due to available performance space over the past year. Despite its challenges, DTA is still going strong, bringing laughter to its growing crowds. Senior member and President of DTA … Continue reading

Tarantino script reveals ends film’s production

By: Grant Vance~Staff Writer~ Normally, updates from master filmmaker Quentin Tarantino are greeted with open arms. Last Tuesday wasnot one of those occasions. After his newest script for a project entitled “The Hateful Eight” was leaked online, Tarantino has decided to no longer film the project and instead plans to release the Western as a … Continue reading

University gallery showcases students’ work in art exhibit

By: Katherine Colborn The Xavier University Art Department is preparing for this year’s student show, set to open next week. In this annual exhibition, a group of students will display their recent projects in the Xavier University Art Gallery. Over 20 students have submitted their work and will be showcasing their pieces from the night … Continue reading

From the studio to the gallery Senior art students display comprehensive projects in theses exhibition

By: Katherine Colborn If you are interested in fine food, fine music and fine art, the Xavier University Department of Art will be providing an opportunity to enjoy all three at once. This Friday, three of Xavier’s seniors will be showing their work and hosting a reception with the Xavier University Art Gallery in the … Continue reading

Athenaeum Coffeehouse Night celebrates student creativity

By: Lydia Rogers Xavier students showcased their creative talents at the Athenaeum Coffeehouse Night in Gallagher Student Center atrium. Xavier Athenaeum hosted the event on Nov. 13 in promotion of the annual publication of the university’s literary journal, which features original poetry, short stories and graphic artwork by current Xavier students in order to celebrate … Continue reading

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