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Students react to U. Station complex

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ University Station residents are expressing mixed responses to living in the apartment complex following the attempted armed robbery on Sept. 18 and the pool closing on Sept. 6. According to the police alert that was sent to students, an armed, teenage male approached four Xavier students at about 11:10 p.m., … Continue reading

SGA to campaign against cyberbullying

By: Taylor Fulkerson  ~Managing Editor~ After the quick rise of the use of the app Yik Yak on Xavier’s campus, the Student Government Association (SGA) will be unveiling an initiative long in the works. The “Live the Commitment” campaign will be a collaboration between SGA and several offices on campus, including the Office of Student … Continue reading

X-Perience Day

X-Perience Day at Xavier is meant to give prospective college students the perfect place to start during their college search. On Sept. 28, high school and transfer students had the opportunity to meet faculty, staff and current students as well as take a tour of campus, including the residence halls. The day was filled with … 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

McGrath offers flu vaccine for Week of Wellness event

By: Maddie Day ~Staff Writer~ McGrath Health and Wellness Center will offer an influenza vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 1 in the Gallagher Student Center (GSC) as part of the Week of Wellness event. Members of the Xavier community will have access to a mist inhalation flu vaccine, which defends against four major strains of … Continue reading

Rev. Cardenal discusses Jesuit education

By: Matt Ahlgren ~Guest Writer~ Rev. Fernando Cardenal, S.J., is an internationally recognized authority on Jesuit education. He served as the Education Minister of Nicaragua from 1984-1990. During his tenure as director of the literacy campaign in 1980, the literacy rate in Nicaragua increased from about 50 percent to about 85 percent. Cardenal spoke to … Continue reading

Xavier joins Warrior Run

By: Regina Wright ~Staff Writer~ This October Xavier students, faculty and staff are joining campuses around the area by participating in the Warrior Run College Challenge for Week of Wellness on campus to raise awareness about mental health issues in the community. The Warrior Run will be held at 5:15 p.m. on Oct. 11, 2014 … Continue reading

Cyber Security Month promotes Web safetybecome

By: Maxwell Bruns ~Staff Writer~ October is Cyber Security Month, and Technology Services is working to make sure students stay informed about the possible dangers on the Internet. “It’s getting way too easy to steal someone’s identity nowadays,” Information Security Administrator James Miller said. The program aims to emphasize that any information students share on … Continue reading

Renovated tennis courts open

By: Jess Larkin ~Copy Editor~ One of Xavier’s newest projects was showcased this September as the university revealed its renovated tennis courts. The tennis courts, which are located north of Cintas Center, were recently renovated and now feature a blue surface. The tennis courts were originally added to Xavier’s campus after the construction of Cintas … Continue reading

Club Profile: Xavier’s Club Boxing

By: Sarris Balcerzak ~Copy Editor~ While most XU students are getting ready for basketball season, Xavier’s Club Boxing is preparing for its first fight night against UC and Miami on Oct. 25. The team hopes to continue its tradition of victory as it is used to “crushing” both Miami University and rival UC, junior Garrett … Continue reading

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