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Track team opens strong

By: Luke Feliciano ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier track and field team had a successful first meet of the season in Fort Wayne, Ind., at the Mastodon Opener with a total of five individual wins and two school records. The meet included teams such as Butler, Miami (OH), Northern Kentucky, Ball State, IUPUI and Wright State. … Continue reading

Men’s basketball suffers first loss

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ There is usually an underlying theme that runs through Xavier’s big losses, and there is generally an overwhelming frustration that the game was lost through one particular statistic or at one specific point. Last year against Creighton, it was an atrocious shooting performance. Against Villanova, Edmond Sumner was crushed on … Continue reading

Victoria’s Secret sasses with fashion

By: Riley Head ~Staff Writer~ The 2016 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show took place Monday night. The self-proclaimed “greatest fashion show on earth” was set and filmed in Paris this year. The show featured six different lingerie segments, each with its own theme. The themes this year included “The Road Ahead,” “Secret Angel,” “Mountain Romance,” “Bright … Continue reading

Woods return to competitive golf, turns heads in outing

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ After what seemed like an eternity away from the game, Tiger Woods returned to competitive golf this past week at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. Although the tournament had a more relaxed atmosphere than your typical PGA Tour event (only 18 player field, no cut), there were certainly … Continue reading

Netflix ‘Gilmore Girls’ reboot leaves fans nostalgic

By: Jason Smith ~Staff Writer~ It is almost certain that if a television show is dead, the people at Netflix will find a reason to bring it back. Netflix thrives on dead or near dead television shows, and Gilmore Girls is the newest of zombie television to celebrate its return. When the original series ended, … Continue reading

Women’s basketball races out to 6-0 start

By: Jack Dunn ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s basketball team remains undefeated after a close 61-58 victory over the Michigan Wolverines on Dec. 5. The Musketeers moved to 6-0 while the Wolverines dropped to 7-2. It was one of the closer games of the season, with eight ties and nine lead changes between the two … Continue reading

Xavier sponsors families in need

By: Riley Head ~Staff Writer~ Xavier is working in partnership with the Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services to assist families in need during this holiday season. Organizations across campus are raising money to participate in Xavier’s Holiday Project. Participation in the program is not required, but if a group wants to participate, … Continue reading

Jazz trio rounds out music series

By: Kevin Thomas ~Staff Writer~ The final note of the Xavier Music Series will be a positive one as The Bad Plus will come to Cincinnati for the first time in their career. They will be playing in the Gallagher Theatre at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, at 8 p.m., with the JD Allen … Continue reading

BSA pushes for current, challenging curriculum

By: Hannah Paige Michels ~Staff Writer~ While weeks have passed since racist images originally surfaced on Xavier’s campus, Black Student Association (BSA) is making strides to keep the conversation current. Having met with Father Michael Graham and talked with historians, BSA aims to make the conversation about action and not just discussion. According to senior … Continue reading

Cincideutch brings a holiday taste of Germany

By: Regina Wright ~Campus News Editor~ Looking for some authentic German culture and holiday gifts? Cincinnati’s fifth annual Cincideutsch Christkindlmarkt, an authentic German market, will be held downtown in Fountain Square throughout the remaining weekends before Christmas. Kicking off the holiday season, Christkindlmarkt opened on Nov. 25 during Macy’s Light Up the Square. “I always … Continue reading