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University to found new school

By: Rich Meyers ~Staff Writer~ A new opportunity for students interested in pursuing a degree in the fine arts will be coming to Xavier through a new School of Arts and Innovation that will be created on campus. “The School of Arts and Innovation will be housed within the College of Arts and Sciences,” Xavier’s … Continue reading

TEDx comes to Xavier

By: Lydia Rogers ~Campus News Editor~ TEDxXavierUniversity hosted its 3rd annual lecture event, which worked to inspire students, faculty and community members with a series of presentations on April 11 in Kennedy Auditorium. TEDx events are independently-organized TED talks, which focus on “Ideas Worth Spreading” in the hope of fostering discussion and new ideas. TEDx … Continue reading

Wasson Way project gains momentum

By: Mike Clark ~Staff Writer~ Adding to Xavier students’ ability to explore the Cincinnati area, the Wasson Way construction plan will provide the Xavier community with the ability to better explore Hyde Park, Oakley and beyond. The Wasson Way project aims to use the old railroad tracks near Xavier’s campus in a more constructive manner. … Continue reading

Staff Profile: Pam Newman

By: Mike Clark ~Staff Writer~ Among the exceptional employees that make up the Xavier personnel workforce, Pam Newman stands as a testament to Xavier’s mission in her work, actions and lifestyle. Newman, a building specialist of the Physical Plant, is one of Xavier’s most influential workers and a prime example of the Jesuit message, Ad … Continue reading

Child’s Play to host charity gaming marathon event

By: Andrew Koch ~Editor-in-Chief~ Video game fans and those interested in helping children will have an opportunity to enjoy both as Xavier’s chapter of Child’s Play will host a six-hour gaming marathon. Child’s Play is a national organization that provides gaming equipment to children spending long periods of time in the hospital. Xavier’s chapter of … Continue reading

Club Volleyball season reaches peak in Reno

By: Tim Wilmes ~Staff Writer~ The women’s club volleyball team captured a 3rd place finish in Division II of the National Club Volleyball Foundation (NCVF) Collegiate Club Volleyball Championships over the weekend of April 3-5 in Reno, Nev. After earning a bye in the first round of the championship weekend by only losing to Duke … Continue reading

Sports Opinion: Top players say farewell

By: Lauren Young ~Staff Writer~ Xavier junior redshirt Justin Martin, after completing his undergraduate studies at Xavier, plans to transfer elsewhere for his final year of eligibility. According to NCAA regulations for graduate transfer students, Martin will be allowed to contact other colleges and universities upon graduation from Xavier, he will be immediately eligible. “I … Continue reading

Cincinnati Reds off to a slow start

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ The start of the 2014 season for the Cincinnati Reds has been uncharacteristic of recent years. They have quickly fallen behind with fewer wins than expected. The season started with high expectations for first year manager Bryan Price and his injured ball club. Opening day rolled around with many players … Continue reading

Championship Preview

By: Robert Jamieson ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s tennis team earned a No. 4 seed in the Big East Tennis Championships held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. The women’s team earned a No. 3 seed for the tournament. The tournament will be at the same site as the … Continue reading

Open letter to Archbishop Schnurr

Editor’s Note: While we staff find some grievous factual errors in this letter that need correction, its spirit of solidarity is something we find commendable and worthy of attention from those who live in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.  Here are some clarifications: Xavier University and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are distinct entities legally, according to … Continue reading