Pro-life display defaced on campus

By Mo Juenger and Hunter Ellis, Print and Multimedia Managing Editors An LED display reading “Pro Woman, Pro Life,” co-sponsored by two Xavier clubs, appeared outside Hailstones Hall around 8 p.m. Wednesday night. By 2 a.m., the signage had been defaced.  The display featured balloons and signage from Xavier’s chapters of Students for Life (S4L) and the Network of Enlightened Women (NeW). The signage also displayed the name of national organization Feminists for Life, which does not have a chapter on Xavier’s campus.  According to the event details on EngageXU, the display was posted during a joint event from 7-9 … Continue reading Pro-life display defaced on campus

Hanycz to be installed this afternoon

Students, staff and Jesuit tradition highlighted during Inauguration Week events By Alex Budzynski, Editor-in-Chief Following a week of celebratory events, Dr. Colleen Hanycz, president, will be installed as Xavier’s 35th president today in Cintas Center. Her inauguration marks a historic changing of the guard, as she becomes the first woman and layperson to serve in the presidency.  “It’s been a generation since Xavier has last had a presidential inauguration, so it really is a moment to pause and realize that it’s bigger than us,” Vice President of Mission and Identity Dr. Debra Mooney remarked. “Now, (Hanycz) is more than who … Continue reading Hanycz to be installed this afternoon

Mix and match booster shots

By Olivia Valkner, Staff Writer The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) outlined new COVID-19 recommendations last Thursday which allow vaccinated individuals to “mix and match” their booster doses.  “Some people may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received, and others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots.” the CDC statement said. The statement discussed the reasoning for their recommendation, how individuals can acquire their second or third shot and outlined eligibility. As it stands, there are boosters available for the ‘big … Continue reading Mix and match booster shots