White supremacist group strikes again

By: Alex Budzynski, Acting Editor-in-Chief Hunter Ellis, Managing Multimedia Editor Chloe Salveson, Show Manager Multiple “Black Lives Matter” banners in front of Bellarmine Chapel were vandalized yesterday evening by the same White supremacist group which targeted Xavier two months ago. Immediately following the incident, a replacement banner was installed.  The vandalism took place on Good Friday during the university’s Easter break, meaning campus was relatively empty. One of the few remaining students was sophomore RA Zack Wilson, who reported the vandalism around 10:15 p.m. while walking his dog. “I noticed a sticker on the Kuhlman Hall sign,” Wilson said. “I … Continue reading White supremacist group strikes again

Community condemns acts of vandalism

Messages of support replace messages of hate and division By: Hunter Ellis and chloe salveson, managing multimedia editor and staff writer Cardboard signs asserting “BLACK LIVES MATTER” and posters proclaiming “HATE HAS NO HOME HERE” now stand next to Bellarmine Chapel, as Xavier students and organizations send messages of encouragement and love in opposition to Saturday’s vandalisms. Several organizations, academic programs and prominent individuals are among those who responded on Sunday to the slashing of the banner outside Bellarmine Chapel and the posting of at least 15 Patriot Front stickers on the Xavier Yard.  Xavier President Michael Graham, S.J., offered … Continue reading Community condemns acts of vandalism

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