Don’t judge a book by its frosting CLC hosts 10th Edible Book Competition

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ The Conaton Learning Commons (CLC) encouraged students and faculty to take a bite out of their favorite books in celebration of National Library Week on April 11. To celebrate the library and its catalogue of 235,000 books, the CLC held the 10th annual edible book competition where students, faculty and … Continue reading Don’t judge a book by its frosting CLC hosts 10th Edible Book Competition

Baumann picked for Provost

By: Soondos Mulla-Ossman ~Staff Writer~ Dr. Melissa J. Baumann has been named Xavier’s new provost. Father Michael Graham, president, made the announcement Friday, selecting Baumann from a field of eight finalists. She will start June 15. The provost, a position unknown to many students yet vital to the fabric of the university, is the chief … Continue reading Baumann picked for Provost

“Pitiful” lecture is anything but

By: Kevin Thomas ~Campus News Editor~ Although philosophy lectures are often not well-attended, the 59th annual Thomasfest lecture was the opposite of pitiful, even though that was the subject. On Wednesday evening, Dr. Tongdong Bai, currently a Fulbright Scholar at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, gave a lecture regarding his … Continue reading “Pitiful” lecture is anything but