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Musketeers prove successful in multiple sports

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer ~ Another year of incredible athletic achievements is in the books for Xavier athletics, so it’s time to take a look back at some of the notable performances. No sooner had students returned to campus for the fall semester than the men’s soccer team begam its season. Expectations were high for … Continue reading

Men’s basketball celebrates success

By: David Woeltz ~Staff Writer~ Xavier basketball reached new heights this season. It also experienced an excruciating low. The 2015-16 team fell short of postseason expectations, but it was one hell of a ride. After reaching the Sweet 16 last season with an unheralded squad, Xavier entered this year with aspirations of a deep tournament run. … Continue reading

Superstars dominate the professional stage

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ 2015 proved to be an amazing year in the professional sports world, full of incredible moments and plays, the end of some of the most storied careers of our times and the emergence of new possible dynasties. Here is a look back at the finals of each of the four major … Continue reading

2015-16 remembers and celebrates music artists

By: Hannah Sgambellone ~Staff Writer~ Since the deaths of seemingly immortal stars like David Bowie, Scott Weiland and Prince, many have commiserated 2016 as the year that rock and roll died. The loss of these stars is certainly a staggering blow to the artistic community. In light of these deaths, music has continued to move forward, … Continue reading

Independents and blockbusters reap year’s success

By: Grant Vance ~Staff Writer~ Going to the movies: an experience that can be anything from the benchmark of a budding relationship to a meaningless two hours of escapism. Whatever the motive may be for attending the cinema, there’s nothing like an enlightening retrospective to remind us all of our repressed memories of that guy who … Continue reading

Newswire 2016-17 Staff

Edited by: Lydia Reagan ~Feature Editor~

‘Pig Roast’ gains official sponsor

By: Max Bruns ~Staff Writer~ “Pig Roast,” a staple in the Xavier community despite not officially being sponsored by the university, was revived Saturday after a year-long hiatus at the local watering hole, Dana Gardens. In the past, “Pig Roast” has taken place on a predetermined block of student housing in the Norwood area in the … Continue reading

Williams College of Business selects new dean

By: Micah Price ~Staff Writer~ The Williams College of Business has found itself a new dean as the 2015-2016 school year comes to a close. Tom Hayes, currently a professor and chair of the Xavier Marketing Department, was chosen for the position after an extensive, nation-wide search was completed. Hayes has deep-seeded connections to Xavier. His … Continue reading

Former Kroger Executives to speak to Xavier Grads

By: Charlotte Cheek ~Staff Writer~ As the school year comes to a close the class of 2016 is preparing for the 178th Annual Commencement. The undergraduate ceremony will take place on May 14 at 9 a.m., and the graduate ceremony will follow at 3 p.m. Each year, a distinguished professional is invited to speak at the … Continue reading

A Year in Review: XU Student Involvement

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s Office of Student Involvement has been busy this year as several new clubs were formed, several new activities were proposed and several new students came to make their mark. This year various clubs on campus had large numbers of students involved in their major activities and events. Well-known clubs and … Continue reading