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Brueggeman Fellows present studies: Students reflect on their extended living-learning experiences

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s 2013-14 Brueggeman Fellows regrouped in Kennedy Auditorium last week to share the stories of their travels and the implications of their research. Last year’s seven Fellows traveled to three continents, studying topics ranging from community organizing in post-communist Eastern Europe to occupational therapy in Latin America. Each Fellow applied … Continue reading

Xavier hosts town hall on supporting local business

By: Liz Slocum ~Staff Writer~ In an age where people are suffering financially as a result of businesses “going global” to maximize profits, how do we invest in a better economic outlook for our community? According to economist, attorney and author Michael Shuman, our best bet is to start supporting local businesses. On March 17, … Continue reading

Students facilitate business start-up series

By: Gina Carfagno ~Staff Writer~ The entrepreneurship New Venture Planning class will host a series of four lectures on the subject of entrepreneurship in conjunction with the LaunchCincy series in Price Hill, both faciltated by the class instructor, Professor Joseph Carter. Price Hill is an area of Cincinnati with a high unemployment rate. The series … Continue reading

Breaking the Silence: Xavier Alumna opens dialogue in CFJ about sexual violence

By: Rich Meyer ~Staff Writer~ An event the called “Break the Silence by Collecting the Stories: A Dialogue about Sexual Violence and Rape Culture” was held in the Center for Faith and Justice (CFJ). The CFJ, along with the Title IX Office, Center for International Education, Multicultural Gender and Women’s Center, Students for Women’s Progress … Continue reading

Xavier public relations society to offer social media boot camp

By: Mike Clark ~Staff Writer~ This Thursday Xavier’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter will be holding a social media boot camp for clubs and individuals who want to improve their promotion skills. Xavier’s PRSSA chapter is a club dedicated to helping other clubs. Their field of interest involves the knowledge of promotion, … Continue reading

University to host Walk a Mile event

Maddie Day ~Staff Writer~ Xavier University and Residence Life are pairing up to host the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. The event, which will take place from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on April 12, is a march to raise awareness about a number of women’s issues. The student committee for the vent … Continue reading

Sports opinion: Summing up men’s basketball

By: Tim Wilmes ~Sports Editor~ Last Tuesday’s loss at Dayton was a peculiar way to end the season for the Xavier Musketeers. The disappointing 74-59 loss to NC State in a First Four play-in game was hardly the way XU seniors would have hoped to end a stellar four-year career of Xavier basketball. Losing on … Continue reading

Tough season for women’s basketball comes to an end

By: Kyle Isaacs ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s basketball team began its season with a splash, though the breaking news story was not ideal for the Musketeers. Less than one month prior to the start of the 2013-14 campaign, head coach Amy Waugh resigned from her position, forcing then-assistant coach Brian Neal to assume head … Continue reading

Surging Xavier baseball stifled against Illinois

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier baseball team took its 11-7 record to Champaign, Ill. this past weekend for a loaded four-game series in three days against the University of Illinois. The Musketeers got off to a strong start Friday with a 6-2 victory, holding off any type of rally posed by the home … Continue reading

Xavier tennis teams shut down Dayton

By: Lauren J. Young ~Staff Writer~ The men’s tennis team hosted rival Dayton on Saturday, coming out on top with an easy 7-0 victory. For singles play, Xavier senior Jimmy Roebker prevailed over Dayton’s Aidan Koross 6-4, 6-3. Senior Mesa Mei defeated Bernardo Sanson 6-3, 6-4, improving Mei’s overall record to 12-5 for the season. … Continue reading