Annual Spirit Celebration braces the rain

By: Nick Bergeman ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s 2015 Spirit Celebration could have easily become a nonevent when it started raining, but it turns out that it takes a little more than a drizzle to stop it. As it continued to rain, it became clear that remaining in front of Alter Hall might not be conducive, so the mass was cut short and only the Liturgy of the Word and blessing of Alter were completed. The celebration still offered a blessing to students as they start the year, even if it was in shorter form than intended. The abbreviated mass continues the … Continue reading Annual Spirit Celebration braces the rain

Debate viewing scheduled

By: Emily Linginfelter ~Staff Writer~ The Communication and Political Science Departments will collaborate to present “Xavier Debate Watch,” a lively, interactive screening and tweeting session for the Republican presidential debate at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16 in Alter Hall room 204. Guest speaker Howard Wilkinson, an experienced journalist for local and state political campaigns, will make a special appearance to begin the event and discuss basic information regarding the debates. The various topics cover general viewing expectations, political tactics frequently used by the speakers and tips for evaluating the candidates. A brief presentation is scheduled to follow, which highlights the … Continue reading Debate viewing scheduled