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Service learning semester approved

By: Tatum Hunter ~Opinions & Editorials Editor~ A six-member administrative review team has recommended the revitalization of the Nicaragua Academic Service Learning Semester (ASLS) in the spring of 2015. The team was headed by Lea Minniti, executive director of the Center for International Education, and Dr. David Mengel, associate dean of the College of Arts … Continue reading

Students “shut down” social media

By: Maddie Day ~Staff Writer~ The Student Government Association (SGA) celebrated Student Commitment Week by bringing the campus together with various events. The week centered around the signing of a banner which featured a new pledge which outlined what it means to be a Xavier Musketeer. “Students here are committed to (living) lives of integrity, … Continue reading

SGA holds Student Commitment Week

By: Rich Meyer­ ~Copy Editor~ The Student Government Association (SGA) celebrated Student Commitment Week by bringing the campus together with various events. The week centered around the signing of a banner which featured a new pledge which outlined what it means to be a Xavier Musketeer. “Students here are committed to (living) lives of integrity, … Continue reading

Increased need for veterans resources prompts new center

By: Liz Slogum ~Staff Writer~ Back in August of 2013, Xavier University’s Center for Veterans’ Affairs opened in a house next to the Village apartments. With an increasing number of Xavier students who are veterans, there is an increased need for resources for them to turn to for support. The center serves as a place … Continue reading

University to found new school

By: Rich Meyers ~Staff Writer~ A new opportunity for students interested in pursuing a degree in the fine arts will be coming to Xavier through a new School of Arts and Innovation that will be created on campus. “The School of Arts and Innovation will be housed within the College of Arts and Sciences,” Xavier’s … Continue reading

TEDx comes to Xavier

By: Lydia Rogers ~Campus News Editor~ TEDxXavierUniversity hosted its 3rd annual lecture event, which worked to inspire students, faculty and community members with a series of presentations on April 11 in Kennedy Auditorium. TEDx events are independently-organized TED talks, which focus on “Ideas Worth Spreading” in the hope of fostering discussion and new ideas. TEDx … Continue reading

Wasson Way project gains momentum

By: Mike Clark ~Staff Writer~ Adding to Xavier students’ ability to explore the Cincinnati area, the Wasson Way construction plan will provide the Xavier community with the ability to better explore Hyde Park, Oakley and beyond. The Wasson Way project aims to use the old railroad tracks near Xavier’s campus in a more constructive manner. … Continue reading

“Avenue Q” shocks and delights audiences

By: Meredith Francis ~Campus News Editor~ Xavier University Theatre’s spring musical “Avenue Q” provides a hilarious two-hour look into the lives of puppets and humans exploring the post-college world. The musical centers around Princeton, played by Patrick Phillips, and his new life after graduation living on Avenue Q — a less-than-ideal street for a brightfaced, … Continue reading

Xavier to host community event on basketball court access and usage

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s Community Building Institute (CBI) along with Recreational Sports will be hosting a Community Welcoming event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 12 at the basketball courts. The event is being held to help the neighboring communities interested in using the courts to effectively transition to the new … Continue reading

Xavier community hosts Relay For Life fundraiser for cancer research

By: Maddie Day ~Staff Writer~ The 11th annual Relay For Life event united the Xavier community in the fight against cancer, raising a total of $24,888 from 201 student, staff, faculty and alumni participants. Twenty-six teams worked tirelessly to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Xavier’s donation will go toward cancer research and other … Continue reading

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