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‘Pig Roast’ gains official sponsor

By: Max Bruns ~Staff Writer~ “Pig Roast,” a staple in the Xavier community despite not officially being sponsored by the university, was revived Saturday after a year-long hiatus at the local watering hole, Dana Gardens. In the past, “Pig Roast” has taken place on a predetermined block of student housing in the Norwood area in the … Continue reading

Williams College of Business selects new dean

By: Micah Price ~Staff Writer~ The Williams College of Business has found itself a new dean as the 2015-2016 school year comes to a close. Tom Hayes, currently a professor and chair of the Xavier Marketing Department, was chosen for the position after an extensive, nation-wide search was completed. Hayes has deep-seeded connections to Xavier. His … Continue reading

Former Kroger Executives to speak to Xavier Grads

By: Charlotte Cheek ~Staff Writer~ As the school year comes to a close the class of 2016 is preparing for the 178th Annual Commencement. The undergraduate ceremony will take place on May 14 at 9 a.m., and the graduate ceremony will follow at 3 p.m. Each year, a distinguished professional is invited to speak at the … Continue reading

A Year in Review: XU Student Involvement

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s Office of Student Involvement has been busy this year as several new clubs were formed, several new activities were proposed and several new students came to make their mark. This year various clubs on campus had large numbers of students involved in their major activities and events. Well-known clubs and … Continue reading

Scholars program shifts gears

By: Hannah Sgambellone ~Staff Writer~ Xavier students are no stranger to curriculum changes. From the addition of GOA and the First Year Seminar programs to the continual shifting of core requirements, students are expected to be versatile and patient as the university changes what it means to obtain a degree. Over the past year, the University … Continue reading

XavierFest promotes new artists

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~  Xavier is hosting its fifth annual XavierFest for the student body on April 29, and it is rumored that this year will be the best yet. XavierFest originated as a new idea to help boost attendance to the Student Activities Council (SAC) events that the previous Cintas Concerts lacked. SAC did … Continue reading

Xavier leads in closing wage gap for professors

By: Micah Price ~Staff Writer~ When rying to decide which section of a class to take next year, keep in mind that choosing a class with a female professor may mean that the instructor is getting paid less than her male counterparts. According to a new study from the Chronicle of Higher Education, the ever-present wage … Continue reading

Restrictive travel bill to pass

By: Max Bruns ~Staff Writer~ Several weeks ago, Donald Trump was heavily criticized for his scathing comments about the maneuverability of Muslims in and out of the U.S. He promised America that upon his inauguration, movement of people of Muslim faith would be heavily restricted and many American- Muslims would be “sent back” to their home … Continue reading

U.S. cautioned by Saudi Arabia

By: Regina Wright ~Staff Writer~ Saudi Arabia has warned the U.S. government it will sell up to $750 billion worth of treasury securities and other American assets if Congress passes a bipartisan bill that would allow the families of victims of terrorists attacks on U.S. soil to sue foreign governments. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir made … Continue reading

DIFT majors premiere original films

By: Raymond Humienny ~Campus News Editor~ As thesis defenses and student research come to a close, the Digital Innovation Film and Television (DIFT) program will celebrate its senior film festival, a formal viewing party for the films senior students work all year to make. Television studio director Blis DeVault knows firsthand how much labor her students … Continue reading

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