For the entirety of my life, I knew I would be attending Xavier. Both of my parents had been professors here since 1999 until my tenured mother was illegally fired nearly a decade later — but that’s a story for another time. For me and my brothers, it was deeply ingrained that graduating without … Continue reading The upcoming bus stops: Where will you get off?
Could I possibly graduate without a last return to where it began? As thoughts turn towards the turmoil of life in the real world, memories of a cramped room in Kuhlman Hall and the first chill of an idyllic autumn can’t help but surface. Plato’s Republic, the first text many of us encountered on arrival … Continue reading Down to the Piraeus
To say that my X-Perience has gone differently than I imagined would be a vast understatement. When freshman Ellen first moved into Kuhlman 009, she had plans to graduate with a double major in chemistry and Spanish before embarking on a career in forensic science; only to work as a copy editor for the Newswire, … Continue reading Don’t forget to do what you love