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Bookstore, Starbucks open at U. Station

By: Erica Lampert ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier Bookstore held its grand opening celebration for its new “All for One” shop. A new Starbucks location also opened on the site. During the “All for One” shop’s opening on Sept. 22, students were informed that this new shop will serve as Xavier’s new bookstore. The new location … Continue reading

Local spotlight: Oktoberfest Zinzinnati

By: Jessica Larkin ~Copy Editor~ America’s largest Oktoberfest celebration was back again this year with German food and dancing from Sept. 19 to 21. For the past 38 years, this celebration of German culture and heritage conquered the streets of downtown Cincinnati with traditional German food, music and plenty of lederhosen. Oktoberfest Zinzinnati uniquely celebrated … Continue reading

Community Action Day

Community Action Day (CAD) is a university-wide event in which students, faculty, staff and alumni partner up with community organizations throughout the city in a day of service. CAD raises awareness about the needs of surrounding neighborhoods and allows students to practice “being men and women for others.” On Sept. 20 about 300 students met … Continue reading

Students “Cook and Eat with Xavier Chefs”

By: Sarris Balcerzak ~Copy Editor~ The first in a series of five “Cook and Eat with Xavier Chefs” events took place on Sept. 20. The program allows students to help shop for, prepare, cook and share a meal with other students along with a Xavier chef. The Office of Sustainability and the Senior Administrative Fellow … Continue reading

Documentary addresses hazing

By: Randall Mitchell ~Guest Writer~ The National Pan-Hellenic Council,Student–Athlete Academic Support Services and Xavier University Club Sports have partnered up to present the documentary “Haze” as part of National Hazing Prevention Week. “Haze” is a film that tells the story of Lynn Gordon Bailey, Jr. who was found dead at the Chi Psi Fraternity house … Continue reading

Xavier students organize D’Artagnan Capital Fund

By: Regina Wright ~Guest Writer~ The D’Artagnan Capital Fund (DCF) is a student run investment fund that manages $2.26 million of Xavier University’s endowment. The DCF is an opportunity fund that seeks to take advantage of finding inefficiencies in the market. The Department of Finance in the Williams College of Business proposed the creation of … Continue reading

First-year senators elected

By: Maxwell Bruns ~Guest Writer~ The results of the first-year senate elections are in with candidates Shelby Lauter, Anthony Luster, Bailey May and Jonathan Pickman winning the race. “It’s important for first-years to run for senate because if the decisions of the SGA (Student Government Association) were dictated by only third- or fourth- years, they … Continue reading

Student groups offer programs on Ferguson

By: Lydia Rogers ~Campus News Editor~ Alpha Kappa Alpha, the Black Student Association and Campus Police discuss civil unrest in Ferguson The civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., has led many Xavier students and faculty members to take action on campus. On Aug. 9, protests and civil disorder broke out in Ferguson after the fatal shooting … Continue reading

CIE to sponsor Solidarity Semester

By: Maddie Day ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s Center for International Education (CIE) will sponsor a study abroad trip to Nicaragua this spring as part of its “Solidarity Semester.” The Solidarity Semester provides students with the opportunity to fulfill 12 to 15 hours of academic course credit while serving in Nicaraguan communities. The Solidarity Semester abroad is … Continue reading

Professors host gender film series

By: Regina Wright ~Guest Writer~ Two professors at Xavier are currently hosting a film series called Expressions of Gender in order to offer students an opportunity to watch a variety of films and discuss the representations of gender in the media. The Expressions of Gender film series was created by Dr. Kristen Renzi of the … Continue reading