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Pizza ATM looks to make a lot of dough

By: Regina Wright ~Campus News Editor~ Xavier recently garnered national attention for installing the first Pizza ATM in North America. Located in Fenwick Place, the ATM charges $9 for all pizzas and offers two types, pepperoni and cheese. Auxiliary Services are planning to add five more pizza types, but the machine could hold up to … Continue reading

Pepsi beats out Coke for campus taste buds

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ Although major changes occurred on Xavier’s campus over the summer, one of the smaller differences, a switch from Coke to Pepsi products, has captured a majority of the students’ attention. Xavier’s contract with Coca-Cola ended in early July, and Xavier’s Office of Auxiliary Services decided to give the opportunity for … Continue reading

World Events in Brief

By: Max Creager ~Staff Writer~ Getting caught up on World News has been a difficult process in the heat of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. With global leaders weighing in, the influence of Wiki leaks and 24-hour coverage of candidates’ gaffes and rallies, many of the issues around the world have been put on the … Continue reading

Harmon-X begins to perform, looks for recruits

By: Max Bruns ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s all-male acapella group Harmon-X will be kicking off its season during the Week of Welcome at 5:30 p.m, Aug. 29 at the Arrupe Overlook in Gallagher. President Bobby Crawford will be leading the group in a repertoire consisting of a mixture of popular songs and old-time classics. “Harmon-X is … Continue reading

French cities continue burkini ban

By: Sara Ringenbach ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ The bathing suit counterpart to the burqa, the burkini, has received considerable pushback as Nice joins the growing list of cities in France that have instituted a ban on the swimwear. In total, 10 regions in France have implemented this ban at public beaches and pools, including Cannes, … Continue reading

Test scores rise, college standards follow suit

By: Micah Price ~Staff Writer~ Most Xavier students who ask their parents or grandparents what college was like when they attended versus what it is like now will get the answer that school, in general, is harder than when the previous generation attended. But have students at colleges and universities in the tri-state area, or … Continue reading

Transgender students covered by Title IX

By: Regina Wright ~Campus News Editor~ New changes can be expected for transgender students on campus courtesy of the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Divisions. The two federal departments jointly released “Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students” (DCL) on May 13, 2016 mandating that … Continue reading

Saturday shuttle adds stop at Oakley Station

By: Ellen Siefke ~Head Copy Editor~ The Student Government Association has announced the schedule for its weekend shopping shuttle, which will run every Saturday throughout the school year. Returning students will notice a few changes, the biggest being the addition of Oakley Station. According to Debbie Romanello, an administrative assistant for the Office of Student … Continue reading

GSC renovations maximize space

By: Max Bruns ~Staff Writer~ While you were away over the summer, some big changes happened within Gallagher Student Center (GSC). In fact, Xavier University’s Gallagher Student Center celebrated its fourteenth birthday this year and Xavier is celebrating with several internal renovation projects that serve to expand student leisure and club space. “During the academic … Continue reading

Norwood nuisance stores shut down

By: Micah Price ~Staff Writer~ Two local businesses are now closed after being declared ‘nuisances’ by Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters closed two local businesses, Sherman Market and Donnas carry-out after deeming them ‘nuisances’ per police on July 28. Sherman Market, of 1764 Sherman Ave. has been the … Continue reading

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