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Duttenhofer’s Books

By: Gabe Costello ~Staff Writer~ If you are looking for a place to buy gently used books, a cozy atmosphere to dive into hundreds of stories or even just a new store to explore, Duttenhofer’s is the place to go. Whether its art history, biology or literary theory, here at Xavier there is no shortage … Continue reading

For and with others: Growing sustainability at Xavier

By: Taylor Fulkerson ~Managing Editor~ Xavier announced three majors in sustainability only two years ago, in the fall of 2013. This May, three students will graduate with sustainability- related degrees. They will be the first students to do so. Joe McGrath, a senior majoring in Sustainability: Economics & Management (a business sustainability major with concentrations … Continue reading

Living a Healthy lifestyle

By: Hollis Conners ~Features Editor~ Media is obsessed    with losing weight and attaining an “ideal body type.” However, in the quest for the perfect body, many overlook the idea of simply living a healthy lifestyle. The following suggestions are not intended to advise students to lose weight. They are simply suggestions one can use … Continue reading

Easy Noms

Take a break from the frozen dinners and try some of these easy-to-make, tasty meals. Chicken Pesto Sandwich Prep Time: 10 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients   •2 cups shredded chicken breast •1/4 cup Greek yogurt •Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, for taste •1 baguette, cut into 3-4 equal pieces, toasted, for serving •2 cups … Continue reading

Xavier Bucket List

Whether you are graduating this semester or in three years, there are various activities that most Xavier students consider necessary in order to get the “complete” experience. Here are a few suggestions to partake in during your time at Xavier.  On Campus  Attend a Xavier Basketball Game Go to student Mass  Eat at the Blue … Continue reading

Rollin’ to Colorado

With basketball season well underway, the Blue Blob has been quite busy. In addition to his classes, mascot practices and game days, he will be attending the first annual Steamboat Mascot Stampede from Dec. 11-15 in Steamboat Springs, Colo. The Newswire sat down with the Blob to find out more about the competition. Xavier Newswire … Continue reading


By: Hollis Conners ~Features Editor~ Red and green lights are illuminating the streets of Over-the-Rhine (OTR) as various nonprofits participate in otrAGLOW, a window display competition that will light up the neighborhood for the third year in a row. OtrAGLOW began with Urban Sites, a building developer in OTR that allowed residents and businesses to … Continue reading

A Cincinnati Holiday Weekend

Stuck in Cincinnati overThanksgiving Break? Here are some fun, local events to keep you occupied before the final stretch of school work (even if most events are Christmas-themed). 105th Thanksgiving Day Race Participants can look forward to more than the typical run/walk through various neighborhoods of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. The race aims to bring … Continue reading

Fall – Winter

By: Hollis Conners ~Features Editor~ The weather has been suspiciously perfect these past few weeks. The highs have reached up to 60 while the lows have refused to dip below freezing. Students are enjoying the sweater weather, the scarves and their pumpkin spice lattes. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. All of … Continue reading

The Craft Brewing Explosion and the Modern Day Tavern

Guest writer Henry Simanson explores the history of local breweries across the country and in Cincinnati. By: Henry Simason ~Guest Writer~ In the late 1880s there were over 2,000 breweries open in America. One hundred years later there were only 92. A combination of dwindling demand and the influences of Prohibition had destroyed what had … Continue reading

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