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By: Jessica Griggs ~Campus News Editor~ While brainstorming an embarrassing story to share with the Newswire readership, I asked my best friend if she had any ideas. The list she responded with ranged from the bowl cut I got in fifth grade to every single one of my relationships. Anyway, the summer before sixth grade … Continue reading


By: Raymond Humienny ~Campus News Editor~ Let me start off by saying that before high school, I was always the shy kid of the bunch. That’s the honest truth. (I speak here to my fellow editors because it may be hard to believe that the man literally shouting Hank Hill impressions at his desk was … Continue reading


By: James Neyer ~Copy Editor~ When I was a kid, I shared a bedroom with my older brothers Matt and Jay. One night, my parents were out on a date, so some of my other older siblings, Ava, Luke and Mark, were babysitting. Normally, we had a fairly early bedtime, but because they were babysitting, … Continue reading


By: Hana Priscu ~Feature Editor~ As the youngest in a family of only two children, I endured endless torment from my older brother. From being clotheslined around corners during his WWE phase to being pelted with soccer balls during his FIFA phase, much of this torment took place in the form of physical brutality. However, … Continue reading

What to look forward to…

By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ For Bengals fans and fans of laughing at the Bengals, the must-see exhibit this Oktoberfest will be former Bengals quarterback Ken Anderson performing the Chicken Dance at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 on Fountain Square. Another event that everyone should attend, which will be equal parts amusing and adorable, is … Continue reading

Holy Schnitzel!

By: Raymond Humienny ~Campus News Editor~ Bratwursts, schnitzel, sauerkraut and crème puffs: Oktoberfest is not complete without its food. Feed the beast after the Chicken Dance with some beer cheese pretzels and apple strudel. It’s virtually impossible to pass up any of Zinzinnati’s vendors while enjoying your favorite draft – and you haven’t properly enjoyed … Continue reading


By: Charlotte Cheek ~Guest Writer~ Oktoberfest originates in Munich, Germany and dates back to the 19th century. In 1810, on the third weekend of September, there was a celebration in honor of Prince Ludwig I and Princess Therese von Sachsen- Hildburghausen’s marriage. The wedding was so successful that there was another celebration honoring it two years … Continue reading

Life After Sunday

By: Max Creager ~Staff Writer~ Life After Sunday (LAS) is a student led organization that focuses on living the Catholic faith beyond going to church on Sunday. The organization meets multiple times a week in order to pray the rosary, partake in Eucharistic adoration, organize student-centered mass, participate in power-hour prayer meetings and partake in … Continue reading

Yoga Club

By: James Neyer ~Copy Editor~ The Yoga and Holistic Awareness Club is a relaxing group that meets from 7 to 8 p.m. on Mondays in the Clock Tower Lounge of the Gallagher Student Center. As opposed to the yoga classes offered in O’Connor, Yoga Club focuses on the relaxation and stress relief that the exercise … Continue reading

Muskie Tigers

By: Max Creager ~Staff Writer~ Muskie Tigers is a student run organization centered on tutoring, mentoring and integrating refugees studying at Withrow High School (WHS). The refugees come from very diverse backgrounds including Central Africa, Central and South America and Nepal. The organization started when a group of Xavier students, fulfilling the service-learning component of … Continue reading

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