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Muñoz to remain speaker in face of controversy

By: Sabrina Brown Anthony Muñoz will remain the speaker at the commencement ceremony in the face of objections from Xavier students, faculty and alumni, according to Xavier President Michael Graham, S.J. Xavier University announced earlier this month that Muñoz, Hall of Fame Bengals player and well-known Cincinnati philanthropist, would be the Commencement speaker at graduation … Continue reading

Baseball faces curveball test

By: Nikhil Jelaji The Xavier Musketeers baseball team dropped the series finale to Charlotte 3-2 on April 20. Both teams are at 8-4 in the Atlantic 10, while Xavier holds a 21-17 overall record. The first runs weren’t scored until the fifth inning. The first four innings were a back-and-forth pitch battle between redshirt senior … Continue reading

Golf finds a good stroke

By: Danny O’Malley The Xavier men’s golf team played in the Rutherford invitational and finished in second place with a score of 895 (+43) this past weekend. There were 14 teams and 71 players that participated in the invitational. The Musketeers lost by five strokes to Binghamton University. Sophomore Tanapol Vattanapisit medaled in the tournament … Continue reading

Soccer shoots for charity support

By: Kyle Isaacs For the second time in as many years, the Xavier men’s soccer program dedicated their spring soccer game to raising funds for the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati. The Musketeers closed out their spring season with a 5-2 loss to the University of Notre Dame in the second annual Down Syndrome … Continue reading

Tennis falls short in A-10’s

By: Chris Behler After three days of excellent play, the Xavier women’s tennis team’s run ended in a 4-0 loss to the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams, the only conference loss for the women this season. The women’s first victory came against 15-seed St. Bonaventure, winning 4-0. Freshman Alex Brinker was one of the major contributors … Continue reading

The game is on

By: Matt Coniglio In a microcosm of my collegiate academic career, I procrastinated on writing my senior column. Though this time, my procrastination was not set on not wanting to write a paper or study or whatever else college students pretend to do, but because I wasn’t quite sure on what I wanted to say. … Continue reading

Women’s Center celebrates Take Back the Night March

By: Lauren Young The Xavier University Women’s Center will host a gathering before proceeding to downtown Cincinnati for the 24th Annual Greater Cincinnati/ Newport Take Back the Night March. This is the final event that Xavier is partaking in as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Xavier community has been involved with this … Continue reading

XavierFest to feature student and nonstudent artists at second annual concert

By: Andrew Koch Students looking for a way to relieve stress from the last week of the semester have a place to do so as Student Activities Council (SAC) will host XavierFest 2013 on Friday, April 26 on the Xavier Yard. The annual concert series, which began last year, showcases student bands and gives students … Continue reading

TEDx returns to Xavier

By: Hollis Conners Xavier recently hosted TEDx, a series of lectures with the theme, “Touching the hearts and minds of others through innovation, service and leadership.” TEDx took place on April 26 in Schiff Banquet Hall in Cintas Center. A major portion of the audience was Xavier alumni. Students, faculty and other selected members of … Continue reading

Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience Review

By: Kyle Grim After seemingly disappearing from music for the last seven years (except for his fantastic collaborations with the Lonely Island), Justin Timberlake returns with a brand new album. On his third solo effort, Timberlake shows how much he has progressed as a musician and songwriter. The lead single “Suit and Tie” is not … Continue reading