CDI introduces new cohort program

Pilot program, set to open in 2022, will focus on inclusion around campus By morgan Miles, Staff Writer The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) announced the launch of a new cohort pilot program. The program’s purpose is to build on the awareness, knowledge and skills of Xavier students that can be used to create inclusion and social change on and off campus. Rosalyn Collins, associate director of the CDI, oversees the program. “Students are also able to not only gain knowledge and skills… but they also have a space to build community with other students,” Collins explained.  Collins hopes … Continue reading CDI introduces new cohort program

XU welcomes families to campus

Thousands of families flood Xavier’s campus for the first time in two years By katie Sanchez, Staff Writer The first Family Weekend in two years brought thousands of people to Xavier’s campus last weekend for three days of fun, entertainment and unity. Nearly 5,000 individuals from more than 1,500 families attended the largest Family Weekend in Xavier’s history for the first since 2019. “With that many people, that’s almost the number we have here full time. We almost doubled our campus size,” Deborah Ekeke, assistant director of leadership and activities for the Office of Student Involvement (OSI), commented. The OSI … Continue reading XU welcomes families to campus

SGA Notes

Courtesy of Chloe Salveson Title IX Director Talia Mason discussed the Green Dot Initiative and its next steps in the university with the Senate. The Green Dot Initiative is a prevention program addressing sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking by equipping students to recognize warning signs.  The Campus On and Off Living Committee, led by Senator Saron Besara, met with Dean of Students Jean Griffin, to discuss the gap between the sexual health products available to students and students’ knowledge of what is available to them. Chief Justice Andrew Geraghty and the Constitution Committee met with Elizabeth Rumball, … Continue reading SGA Notes