Amir Locke fatally shot by Minneapolis police

By Grace Hamilton, Staff Writer Nearly two years after the shooting of George Floyd, Minneapolis is once again the subject of national attention after 22-year-old Amir Locke was fatally shot by Minneapolis police on Feb. 2. The Minneapolis SWAT team entered the apartment building where Locke resided in order to execute a no-knock search warrant. The warrant was issued in connection to a St. Paul homicide that took place in January. When the SWAT team entered a unit on the seventh floor of the building, they confronted a man with a handgun, which was allegedly pointed at the officers. SWAT … Continue reading Amir Locke fatally shot by Minneapolis police

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

‘Stop Trump’ and Black Lives Matter protestors join forces

By: Regina Wright ~Campus News Editor~ “No Justice, No Peace” echoed through the streets of downtown Cincinnati as more than 2,000 protestors gathered to demonstrate against the President-elect and the recent mistrial of Ray Tensing. After the Presidential Election on Nov. 8, Donald J. Trump was declared President-elect. The results were considered upsetting after Hillary Clinton was predicted to win by The New York Times, The Huffington Post and other major news outlets. After the announcement many demonstrators participated in walk-outs and protests, some of which turned into riots. “I do not believe that I or anyone else deserves to … Continue reading ‘Stop Trump’ and Black Lives Matter protestors join forces