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Students join pro-life march

By: Regina Wright ~Staff Writer~ Eighteen members of Xavier’s Students for Life, accompanied by Professor Bryan Nortan, participated in the March for Life on Jan. 22 in Washington, D.C. March for Life is the largest pro-life demonstration in the world. The protest aims to convince lawmakers to revisit the legalization of abortion, which was established … Continue reading

Alter Hall renovations continue

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ Workers involved with the Alter Hall project had continuously worked through the 2014 fall semester in order to achieve the building’s opening date this coming fall. During the fall, the Physical Plant team finished the concrete frame that began with only one floor being filled and began more work on … Continue reading

Chadwick launches innovation blog

By: Taylor Fulkerson ~Managing Editor~ Provost and Chief Academic Officer Scott A. Chadwick has taken to the web. Joining millenials around the globe, he has launched his own blog. Titled “Systems of Innovation,” his new online presence will “share (his) thinking about innovation in higher education, with a systems focus and engage a community of … Continue reading

Business program causes concern for some students

By: Xavier University’s William’s College of Business is reporting a 90 percent employment rate following graduation for the 2013-2014 school year. According to Cynthia Stockwell, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs, this is not an accident. In 2000, the College created a Business Administrations, or BUAD, co-curricular course for students in business professions. Among questions of … Continue reading

Fellowship provides global research opportunites

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s Brueggeman Center for Dialogue is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Winter-Cohen Family Brueggeman Fellows Program, an independently-organized, funded international research trip for eight to 10 students. Applications will be accepted until March 23, and the list of new Fellows will be announced during the week of April 13. … Continue reading

Students remove on-campus hate

By: Richard Meyer ~Copy Editor~ The Xavier Community came together on Jan. 22 to celebrate the seventh annual “Break the Silence: Wall of Expression” event. Students, faculty and staff were invited to write hateful words or phrases that have been said to them over their lifetime on a wooden wall that was set up in … Continue reading

Recap: Obama sets agenda in State of the Union

By: Meredith Francis ~Campus News Editor~ President Barack Obama recently addressed a joint-session of Congress for his State of the Union speech. In the address, Obama set out his agenda for the remaining two years of his second term. Obama opened the speech with a discussion of the economy, claiming significant improvement in his presidency following the 2008 financial crisis. The president urged Congress to pass policies that would alleviate the burden on the … Continue reading

Sustainability leads Xavier to Grailville

By: Sarris Balcerzak ~Staff Writer~ Xavier students, faculty, staff and alumni visit Grailville farm for annual sustainability tour Xavier students, faculty, staff and alumni drove 20 miles off campus to Loveland, Ohio, for the Grailville Sustainability Tour. Grailville’s farm manager, Mary Lu Lageman, led the tour around the green landscape of the rural site’s sustainability … Continue reading

ISSJ offers workshops to promote peace and justice

By: Jess Larkin ~Copy Editor~ Xavier’s Institute for Spirituality and Social Justice (ISSJ) calls for the men and women of Xavier to engage social justice issues by applying their knowledge in real and using spirituality as a means to enact change. The ISSJ’s mission is to “empower and energize individuals and communities to respond intelligently … Continue reading

U.S. reaches agreement with India

By: Richard Meyer ~Copy Editor~ President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached an agreement that would allow U.S. firms to cooperate on civilian nuclear power plants in India. The deal also established an insurance pool in the case of an accident. The agreement comes after five years of struggling relations, which stemmed … Continue reading