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“Crucible” bewitches audience

By: Alex Spindler The Xavier University Department of Music and Theatre in collaboration with the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company did not disappoint with its co-production of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible.” The production made excellent use of scenery, lighting and sound to drive the narrative forward. A rustic barn fitted with a gaping crack set the necessary … Continue reading

Big East teams to watch and names to know

By: Nick McGill After much rearranging, there is a new slate of competition in the revamped Big East conference. This will be a totally new look for Xavier women’s basketball as it was part of the Atlantic 10 (A-10) conference since 1995. This year will begin a new era of competition for Xavier this year … Continue reading

Where they are now: Amber Harris and Ta’Shia Phillips

By: Chris Behler The Xavier women’s basketball program has had many great players over the years. Ta’Shia Phillips and Amber Harris, graduates of the 2011 class, have perhaps shone the brightest among Xavier women’s basketball players in recent memory. While at Xavier, Phillips was a two-time Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year, 2008 Rookie … Continue reading

Newswire’s Xavier Basketball Round Table

By: Robert Jamieson We are entering one of the most anticipated basketball seasons in many years, if not because of the potential of the current basketball team but at least for the potential of Xavier sports for years to come. The excitement of a new conference with new opponents has been the center of attention … Continue reading

Take your pick: Taylor Fulkerson selects his Sweet 16

Amyot addresses budget issues

By: Taylor Fulkerson After a wave of position cuts at the end of the summer, there have been murmurings of another wave of budget and possibly position cuts this semester. University administration, however, contends that amidst financial burdens, the university is maintaining its fiscal health and stability. “Going forward, we will continue to be guided … Continue reading

Core revising continues

By: Lauren Young Xavier University’s Ad Hoc Committee for New Core Curriculum Learning Outcomes has created a new core for students. The initial formation of these core curriculum changes has been approved but will be further modified throughout the 2013-14 academic year. This committee was arranged in January with the goal of innovating Xavier’s now … Continue reading

Free space to be opened as Gallagher bookstore moves out

By: Lydia Rogers There will be an opening of floor space in the Gallagher Student Center (GSC) bookstore next year due to the construction of the University Station. It has been confirmed that the apparel section of the bookstore will be moved to a space in University Station. There has been no decision about the … Continue reading

October SGA Update

By: Andrew Koch The Student Government Association (SGA) recently formed a temporary committee of senators that seeks to improve communication between the student body and the SGA representatives. Senators Traci Garcia and Andrew Redd provided information about what each of the five committees accomplished in October. This is the first installment in a series of … Continue reading

New Metro*Plus stop opens at Xavier

By: Matt Lindley Cincinnati’s Metro opened two new bus shelters for its Metro*Plus transit this week at the intersection of Dana Ave. and Woodburn Ave. Metro*Plus is a Cincinnati transit that provides direct, limited-stop service from Kenwood to Uptown to Downtown and the Banks, perfect for XU and UC students and any who want to … Continue reading