Dorms slated for summer updates

Renovations include new study rooms and upgraded HVAC systems By Erin Albright and Griffin Brammer, staff writers During the next two summers, Brockman Hall and the Commons Apartments are set to undergo […]

Fenwick named a distribution hub

Many outraged residents protest the decision on constitutional grounds BY VIC CINE, Covert F.U.C.K member DISCLAIMER: This piece is satire, written for our April Fool’s Edition, and it is not based on […]

Student investors react to market

Pandemic, new president affect decisions of D’Artagnan Capital Fund by joseph cotton, campus news editor The D’Artagnan Capital Fund (DCF) has felt the impact of COVID-19 through the fluctuation of the stock […]

Kuhlman hall director bids adieu

Residence Life searches for replacement after Bell’s sudden departure By Avery Strychasz, guest writer Residents of Kuhlman Hall were informed last Thursday that former Hall Director Kirby Bell would be leaving her […]

SGA aims for transparent budget

Allocations for clubs and student organizations to be posted online by Chloe Salveson, staff writer The Student Government Association’s (SGA) club and organization budgeting process has been slightly altered to increase transparency […]

Communities march for justice

Xavier students join Norwood community in blessing new banner by Seth ellis, staff writer An overcast Cleneay Avenue was enlivened Sunday afternoon as a crowd of sign-yielding adults and children — trailed […]

Vandalism named a bias incident

BART makes a formal statement, XUPD investigation still in progress BY HUNTER ELLIS AND CHLOE SALVESON, Managing Multimedia Editor and staff writer While the Xavier University Police Department’s (XUPD) investigation of the […]

Tuition holds steady for 2021-22

Annual rate remains unchanged, expected to increase next year BY JOSEPH COTTON, Campus News Editor Undergraduate and graduate tuition rates for the 2021-22 academic year will hold steady in order to stay […]

Student groups watch engagement

Leaders describe experience with involvement, recruitment this fall BY MO JUENGER, World News Editor Organizations around cam- pus have struggled to keep student involvement up during the pandemic, with some implementing new […]

Task Force has cautious optimism

COVID-19 measures to look similar next semester, more testing planned BY ERIN ALBRIGHT AND HUNTER ELLIS, staff writer and multimedia editor Xavier’s COVID-19 Task Force worked diligently to make this semester possible,  […]

XU decries Three-fifths Compromise

Administrators confident they have done enough lip service now BY BLAKE LEE MATER, Staff Writher In response to widespread student protests, Xavier University has released a statement formally denouncing the Three-fifths Compromise.  […]

Counseling adapts with COVID-19

Services have adjusted to feedback, students still seek improvements BY JOSEPH COTTON, Campus News Editor and Alex Budzynski, Managing EditoR As classwork continues to pile on, race relations rise, the presidential election […]

Wi-Fi connection issues abound

Network updates may help, but won’t resolve unsatisfactory internet BY ERIN ALBRIGHT, staff writer As students notice increased internet connectivity problems across campus, the Information Technologies (IT) staff is confident that these […]

Black student leaders seize SLAB

Students of color address concerns with admin, commission proposed written BY: ALEX BUDZYNSKI, Managing Editor After administrators failed to organize a meeting with Black student leaders to discuss matters of race on […]

Study abroad remains optimistic

International education prepares for in-person and virtual experiences written by: Josephine Pyles, Staff writer In the midst of COVID-19, traveling abroad seems like a distant opportunity for most. As the uncertainty of […]

Food accounts have Instagram beef

Three flavor-focused Instagram accounts fight for culinary critique crown written by: erin albright, staff writer With so many different selections to choose from, many students find themselves overwhelmed when deciding what to […]

Quarantining could be worse

Students speak on experiences with TriHealth, contact tracing and faculty Written by: Will rippey, staff writer Five weeks into the semester, the university’s Testing, Treatment and Tracing Protocols have gone into full […]

GDST enlivened by new faculty

Budding department welcomes three professors, debuts six classes By Anna Verderber, Guest writer The Gender and Diversity Studies (GDST)  department has welcomed three new full time faculty members. Along with these new […]

Theology announces new minor

Spirituality and Solidarity courses promote personal and scholarly growth written by: Anna Verderber The theology department is now offering the new Spirituality and Solidarity minor as an option for students this fall […]

Fenwick Hall to be renamed

Submissions open for name recommendations from community written By Heather Gast Bishop Edward Fenwick Hall will be renamed four years after it was discovered that Fenwick, the first president of Xavier University, […]

Pay for parties with probation

Violation of Community Commitment to be met with hefty consequences As Manresa leaders welcome first-years and campus prepares for classes to begin next Monday, parties have sprung up on Cleneay, Lexington, Regent […]

Enrollment is on pace for success

Online initiatives attract new students, fall enrollment numbers stay afloat Xavier’s Office of Admissions announced that the university is on pace to meet its enrollment projections, largely due to quickly initiated online […]

Commencement moved to August

Student Affairs plans festivities to celebrate seniors in spring and summer Xavier University announced that it plans to hold its annual commencement on Aug. 8, after it was postponed by COVID-19 restrictions.Additionally, […]

Library launches pandemic archive

The Xavier University library has launched the COVID-19 Digital Collection. The project aims to capture the experiences of the Xavier community during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The digital collection was started in March […]

Club budget proposals zoom along

SGA will proceed to a vote to conrm fund allocations to clubs for 2020-21 Xavier’s Student Organization Committee (SOC) formally proposed the club budgets for 2020-21 school year during their virtual meeting […]

Xavier becomes sex-free campus

The university will place microphones around campus to ensure enforcement Note: this article is satire and not real news. Xavier University announced on Wednesday night that it would be implementing new policies […]

Graham gives an early goodbye

The longest-serving president in Xavier’s history will retire on June 30, 2021 Father Michael Graham, president, has been at the helm of Xavier University for more time than most firstyear students have […]

New department awaits name

Following a merger in Fall 2019, GDST and sociology prepares for first prof. Xavier University’s Gender and Diversity Studies Program (GDST) and Sociology Program have merged to form a new department. The […]

Dining hours get a new design

Auxiliary Services creates a calender to make on-campus options organized Auxiliary Services has implemented a new system to rectify discrepancies between the listed operating times of on-campus dining options from ConneX. Between […]

TPUSA tries to take over SGA

Turning Point USA attempted to interfere in Xavier’s executive election By Charlie Gstalder, Staff Writer Conservative group Turning Point USA (TPUSA) unsuccessfully attempted to interfere in Xavier University’s Student Government Association Executive […]

SGA Senate Elections

This year, the Board of Elections has decided to combine the Senate elections with the Executive election. Both will be happening on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The students who have applied to be […]

CPP Platform

There is one ticket running for the executive positions in Student Government Association this year. However, the ticket must receive at least 50% of the student body vote and one additional vote […]

SGA Exec campaign commences

After last year’s four tickets, one team is running for the executive positions There is one ticket running for the executive positions in Student Government Association this year. However, the ticket must […]

A rabbi calling from the dark

Norman Finkelstein honored for 40 years contributions to Jewish studies By Kevin Thomas | Editor-in-Chief A consortium of faculty, staff, students, scholars and creatives from Xavier, Hebrew Union College (HUC) and the […]

Student involvement decreases

Alternative Breaks, SGA and other groups seeing lower student engagement By Mo Juenger, Staff Writer Student involvement is drastically decreasing this academic year, and organizations around campus are seeing fewer applications to […]

Your school, your questions

Administrators respond to concerns about campus safety, diversity By Heather Gast | Managing Editor The Student Government Association’s (SGA) Your School Your Questions event entered its fourth year on Tuesday. This year’s […]

Senate blocks Jan. 6 commission

Morgan Miles, Staff Writer The Senate blocked an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, preventing further bipartisan investigation efforts.   This block marks the GOP’s first filibuster since […]