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Terror strikes Beirut, Paris

By: Nick Bergeman ~Staff Writer~ The terrorist organization known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) staged coordinated bombings and shootings in Beirut, Lebanon on Nov. 12 and Paris on Nov. 13, killing more than 100 and injuring more than 500 civilians. Two bombings in a busy section of southern Beirut claimed the lives … Continue reading

‘Your School, Your Questions’ draws crowd

By: Raymond Humienny ~Campus News Editor~ SGA’s “Your School, Your Questions” panel resembled a televised political debate, with students posing questions to Xavier administrators in real time. Attendance at the Student Government Association (SGA)-sponsored event filled the Gallagher Student Center (GSC) atrium and first floor as students sought responses to the campus issues they find … Continue reading

Board of Elections addresses Senate concerns

By: Tatum Hunter ~Editor-in-Chief~ After the disqualification of two candidates and the election of 11 write-ins in last week’s Student Government Association (SGA) Senate election, the Board of Elections (BOE) responded to claims that its actions were unfair. The Newswire reported on Nov. 11 that sophomore candidates and incumbent Senators Zeina Farhat and Shelby Lauter … Continue reading

The Caf Playlist makes online debut

By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ Xavier Dining created a Spotify playlist of the songs that are played in the caf throughout the week. While the playlist is not the exact same as the one that the caf uses, the interns and marketing director managing it are trying to capture the same pattern. “Not every artist … Continue reading

Organic option offers optimal meal alternative

By: Henry Eden ~Staff Writer~ A new student-run operation working through the Williams College of Business arrives soon as a new culinary option on campus. Faves, built around the idea of locally sourced ingredients, will provide a healthy and sustainable alternative for students. The idea was first conceptualized in May 2014. Faves CEO Ronald Vieira, … Continue reading

Xavier, UC compete to register organ donors

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ Becoming an organ donor is a unique opportunity to help others who are waiting for life-saving and life-enhancing transplants. A single donor can potentially save the lives of eight people through organ donation and enhance the lives of up to 50 more through tissue donation. Last year, community relations and … Continue reading

First-year runs for local office

By: Max Bruns ~Staff Writer~ First-year Philosophy, Politics & the Public major Tyler Harmon ran for a government position in Colerain Township, Ohio this month. His goal was to become trustee of the township, running as the youngest campaigner for the job, but the election outcome resulted in a loss for Harmon. “Being as ambitious, … Continue reading

Cincinnati mayor announces pause on admitting Syrian refugees

By: Jonathan S. Hogue ~Opinions & Editorials Editor In wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, political attention has shifted to the number of Syrian refugees allowed to seek asylum in the U.S. The ensuing political debate attacks America’s image around the world as place where immigrants are accepted with open arms. To date, more … Continue reading

Pageant benefits personal charity

By: Emily Linginfelter ~Staff Writer~ After a night full of talent and men’s fashion, Bill Bentley won a majority vote and was crowned the 2015 Mr. Muskie on Nov. 10. The Xavier Student Activities Council (SAC) hosted the annual event, which mocks standard beauty pageants by using the same structural routine with male contestants. The … Continue reading

Xavier demonstrates in support of MU students

By: Regina Wright & Arena Rowe ~Staff Writers~ Following demands from student protestors concerned about racial discrimination on campus, Tim Wolfe, president of The University of Missouri (MU), resigned on Nov. 9. Wolfe announced his resignation after a special meeting was called on Monday by the university’s governing body. “My motivation in making this decision … Continue reading

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