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Executive Platforms

By: Jessica Griggs ~Editor-in-Chief~ As the Student Government Association’s (SGA) executive election draws near, the running tickets have begun campaigning. The platforms of each ticket appear below in alphabetical order in the forms in which they were provided to the Newswire. AAA AAA submitted a shortened platform as the original was too long to publish. … Continue reading

Climate Survey raises concerns about campus life

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ While several students and faculty at Xavier feel the campus is a place to make lifelong friends, take risks, become a better person and create a new home, the Climate Survey taken by students last spring begs to differ. More than 60 percent of students here at Xavier have admitted … Continue reading

Sustainability week encourages student involvement

By: Ellen Siefke ~Head Copy Editor~ Xavier’s Sustainability Week takes place next week, Oct. 23- 29, and will feature events ranging from panel discussions about sustainability efforts on campus to a presentation about bats. According to Sustainability Club President Carmelle Wasch, the annual event is put on to create a larger presence in both the … Continue reading

XUPD warns against phone scam

By: Max Bruns ~Staff Writer~ As annoying as collect calls may seem, telling a telemarketer not to call during dinner is nothing compared to the dangers of phone scammers. Recently, the XUPD had warned the Xavier community members about suspicious phone calls that are requesting money from unsuspecting students. According to a Public Safety Notice … Continue reading

Haiti suffers after Hurricane Matthew

By: Henry Eden ~Campus News Editor~ Following the devastating landing of Hurricane Matthew, humanitarian aid efforts in Haiti have increased to help fight the ongoing cholera outbreak while an interim government organizes itself to provide assistance to Haitian residents. The storm that touched down on Oct. 3 has already claimed the lives of at least … Continue reading

Shots fired cause University of Cincinnati lockdown

By: Hannah Paige Michels ~Head Photo Editor~ A shot was fired Monday night outside of a University of Cincinnati (UC) dorm just after 8 p.m. UC student Miles Garrett was outside the dorm, Dabney Hall, with a friend who began talking with a man unknown to Garrett. During ther conversation, the man pulled out a gun … Continue reading

Russia suspends Nuclear Security Pact with U.S.

By: Soondos Mulla-Ossman ~Staff Writer~ Since the final years of the Cold War, Russia and the United States have signed and followed through with a series of accords to reduce the size of nuclear arsenals and limit nuclear usage. In spite of souring relations over the past few years between the U.S. and Russia the … Continue reading

Congress overrides President Obama’s veto on 9/11 bill

By: Azl Saeed ~Staff Writer~ The first Congressional override of President Barack Obama’s eight-year presidency occurred on Sept. 28. Obama previously vetoed legislation that would allow 9/11 victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia. Since 9/11 is a topic that many Americans feel passionate about, this veto was especially prominent due to the closeness of the … Continue reading

Hurricane Matthew hits Caribbean Sea, U.S.

By: Regina Wright ~Campus News Editor~ Moving through the Caribbean Sea and eventually toward the East Coast of the U.S., Hurricane Matthew was the biggest hurricane to form in the area since 2007. The hurricane started off on the side of Western Africa and continued to move through the Atlantic toward the Caribbean Sea. The … Continue reading

SGA executive election Winning ticket to be determined in the October 26-27 vote

By: Jessica Griggs ~Editor-in-Chief~ After only one ticket ran and voter turnout disappointed in last year’s Student Government Association (SGA) executive election, four tickets have stepped up to run for office in the election this year. When voting begins on Oct. 26, the student body will have the opportunity to choose the three students who … Continue reading

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