Xavier Singers show features ‘excellent’ duo

By: Katrina Gross ~Staff Writer~ Xavier is home to a large population of artistically gifted students who showcase their talent through various groups, clubs and organizations around campus. One such group is the Xavier Singers, which will hold its end-of-semester show featuring the talent from other Xavier-sponsored clubs and organizations. The group consists of approximately 15-20 students from various majors and class levels who come up with the ideas and then execute a show at the end of every semester. The past shows have included dance, comedy and singing. Since it is a student-run organization, the entire show is completely choreographed … Continue reading Xavier Singers show features ‘excellent’ duo

Pageant benefits personal charity

By: Emily Linginfelter ~Staff Writer~ After a night full of talent and men’s fashion, Bill Bentley won a majority vote and was crowned the 2015 Mr. Muskie on Nov. 10. The Xavier Student Activities Council (SAC) hosted the annual event, which mocks standard beauty pageants by using the same structural routine with male contestants. The proceeds are traditionally donated to a charity of the winner’s choice, and the $525 raised in this year’s pageant will go directly toward the Williams Syndrome Association (WSA) on Bentley’s behalf. Bentley said that in addition to the fun, he made the final decision to … Continue reading Pageant benefits personal charity

Singers change leadership

By: Tatum Hunter ~Editor-in-Chief~ The campus show choir Xavier Singers is taking the group in a new direction this semester and operating without a non-student director for the first time in years. According to senior director of student affairs Leah Busam Klenowski, representatives from the Office of Student Involvement contacted Singers’ leadership during the summer and suggested that the group reorganize its leadership and forego a fall semester performance. Klenowski said that budget and space issues were threatening the club’s vitality. Since the Department of Music and Theatre was formed in 2012, it has become increasingly difficult for groups outside … Continue reading Singers change leadership