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Jalen Brown drafted by New York City FC

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ Clutch crunch-time goals have marked many of the men’s soccer teams’ games over the past few seasons. Now, Brown will take that playmaking ability and eye for the net to the pros. Brown was drafted in the second round (38th overall) in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft on Jan. 13 by … Continue reading

Swim team delivers at Ohio, Butler

By: Julia Haber ~Staff Writer~ The swim teams had a steady weekend of competitions with the women in the Ohio, Duquesne tournament and both men and women in the Butler Invitational. In the double dual on Saturday, there were some stand out performers for the Musketeers. Sophomore Caroline Gaertner took third in the 50 free … Continue reading

Foxygen exhales new album ‘Hang’

By: Jason Smith ~Staff Writer~ The band Foxygen is made up of Sam France and Jonathan Rado, along with other assorted supporting members. Hailing from sunny California, they cover a wide range of music styles that call back memories to the bygone days of rock and roll. Their last album …And Star Power, which is … Continue reading

‘Star Wars’ announces latest installment

By: Sam Martini ~Staff Writer~ Ever since Disney bought the rights to Star Wars for $4 billion back in 2012, its popularity has grown with the new installments planned every year for the next five years. This Monday, Disney announced the title of its newest Star Wars film: Star Wars: The Last Jedi. This is … Continue reading

Diversity sweeps ‘17 Oscar nominations

By: Sam Martini ~Staff Writer~ One of the biggest award shows of the season, the Academy Awards, honor the hard working people in the film industry with one of the most prestigious awards: the Oscar. The nominations for this year’s Academy Awards were released Monday. The most astonishing of the nominations, La La Land, received … Continue reading

‘Manchester’ navigates grieving people

By: Henry Eden ~Campus News Editor~ In a field of films that stretch from an acclaimed callback to a different era of Hollywood to a long-awaited adaptation of one of the most important pieces of American dramatic literature, a film about one simple human experience has garnered some of the most positive critical responses of … Continue reading

Fighting Winter Blues Making The Most of Winter in College

By: Carly Mulert ~Staff Writer~ January can be less exciting than the other months, and sometimes it feels like there is nothing to do. Well, worry not! The following are some fun activities to do this month around the Cincinnati area. The weather may not be ideal for snow sports, but Perfect North in Lawrenceburg, … Continue reading

Cat Man

By: Cornelius Thruster ~Guest Writer~ It’s a mutiny. To call it anything else would be to kid myself. And I am not one to kid. Nixon is in charge again. It’s a moment I’ve dreaded for decades. He left the premises years ago when he saw me eating dinner before him. Since then, a few … Continue reading


By: Lydia Reagan ~Feature Editor~

Xavier adopts logo change

By: Hannah Paige Michels ~Head Photo Editor~ Xavier has made some branding updates to reflect the university’s values and overall image. The most noticeable change is the update to the university logo. Xavier has dropped the grey shield and claimed the solo navy and white “X.” This branding refresh is good news for campus clubs … Continue reading