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Wells sues university

By: Sabrina Brown   Dezmine Wells, a former Xavier student athlete, was expelled from the university last fall for a violation of the Code of Conduct. Last Tuesday, Aug. 20, Wells filed a complaint against Xavier University and President, Fr. Michael Graham, S.J. Despite his expulsion from Xavier, Wells was cleared by the NCAA to … Continue reading

Xavier launches new Mobile App

By: Jenny Mendoza Xavier University is making all aspects of campus life easier with the newly created Xavier Mobile App, now available for download. This new app answers any and all questions a Xavier student may have. The app has options to access admissions, on-campus dining hours, a student and faculty directory, emergency help, events, … Continue reading

SGA executives’ platform checklist

By: Andrew Koch After a summer in office, the Student Government Association (SGA) executives released a progress update concerning their platform from last spring’s SGA elections. Listed below are their four main platform goals and how they have progressed in each area: Improvements to the study abroad program: President Drew Dziedzic and his administration hoped … Continue reading

Club Profile: Active Minds

By: Hollis Conners Active Minds is working to make the conversation about mental health, suicide prevention and stress relief a more approachable topic for Xavier students. They also want to continue to raise awareness of these topics to everyone on campus. This semester, Active Minds plans to take practical steps to fulfill this goal by … Continue reading

Hours cut at CLC

By: Andrew Koch Students looking for a place to study into the early hours of the morning have one less place to do so, as the Conaton Learning Commons (CLC) will no longer be open 24/5. Starting this semester, the CLC will now be open from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Thursday. According … Continue reading

Major Xavier offices move locations in GSC: SGA, Office of Student Involvement and others change offices due to new additions to campus

By: Meredith Francis With the addition of the Office of the Title IX Coordinator and the restructured Multicultural, Gender and Women’s Center, several offices located in the Gallagher Student Center (GSC) changed locations over the summer. These new additions to Xavier brought about a chain reaction of changes mostly concentrated on the second floor of … Continue reading

Xavier budget sees more cuts

By: Taylor Fulkerson Xavier first announced a budget crisis only last December, and the ax continued to fall on the university budget this summer. Further cuts erase student workers, staff and faculty privileges from Xavier’s suffering financial balance. “The changing world of higher education requires a tighter alignment of all our resources with our mission, … Continue reading

Xavier to transition to Canvas, suspend use of Blackboard

By: Hollis Conners A new learning management system, Canvas, is slowly being acclimated into classes and replacing Blackboard. Learning management systems such as Blackboard and Canvas are primarily used by professors to post and store materials related to the course. Students can also use the space to collaborate with one another on various assignments and … Continue reading

XU volleyball shooting for a big year: Staff writer Robert Jamieson previews and predicts the Muskies’ season

By: Robert Jamieson Last year the Xavier University women’s volleyball team had a remarkable season. The team finished second in both the Atlantic 10 regular season and conference tournament and had one of its players earn All-American status for the third straight year. The team had five of its players named either first or second … Continue reading

XU men and women’s 2013 soccer preview

By: Kyle Issacs The Xavier men’s and women’s soccer teams look to improve upon their continued success in the upcoming 2013 season. After a string of positive seasons in the Atlantic 10, the Musketeers are looking to make an impact in the newly formed Big East Conference. With a slate of new opponents and intriguing … Continue reading