Cincy Children’s Dance Marathon returns

By: Azl Saeed ~Staff Writer~ Dance, dance, dance the day and part of the night away saturday and do your part for Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center. From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. the Xavier University Dance Marathon (XUDM) will shake the rafters of the Gallagher Student Center hosting the annual MuskieTHON fundraiser. The event itself will be filled with dancing, games, free food and many other activities to keep students energized and excited. In addition, families who have benefited from previous donations made by XUDM will be there to share their stories. All the money raised will go directly … Continue reading Cincy Children’s Dance Marathon returns

Students create productivity app

By: Azl Saeed ~Staff Writer~ Peep is an app co-founded by Xavier seniors Luke Klepec and Spencer Pupp. The app is currently in development and specifically designed for college students. The goal of the app, according to the app’s website, is to help college students find a balance between school, health, work and a social life. Klepec stated that the idea to create the app came from his own experience with distractions and inability to focus during study sessions. “It all started one late night in which I had a 10-page paper due the next morning. I couldn’t focus. I … Continue reading Students create productivity app

Dismas Discussion connects to returning citizens

By: Azl Saeed ~Staff Writer~ On Monday, Feb 6, approximately 40 Xavier students and parish members joined in Bellarmine Chapel to hear about the Dismas Journey. The Dismas Journey is named after Saint Dismas, the “good thief,” who was crucified alongside Jesus. The evening consisted of an interactive conversation, which was facilitated by members of the Help Program through St. Vincent de Paul. The conversation focused on incarceration in today’s society and the struggles that citizens face when returning to society. The evening began at 7 p.m. with an opening prayer. The first speaker, Bob Miller, the chair of the … Continue reading Dismas Discussion connects to returning citizens