Xavier Atheltics’ “Pink Week” raises awareness

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Any student on campus may have noticed the display in Hoff Dining Commons this month or seen NFL acnkowledge that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. These 31 days are geared toward educating the world about one of the most fatal diseases for women over the past 40 years and fundraising for research that will hopefully develop a cure. Xavier Athletics has partnered with a Cincinnati-based non-profit organization, the Pink Ribbon Girls (PRG), to promote the fight against breast cancer at sporting events during “Pink Week,” spanning Oct. 13-17. This promotion is an example of … Continue reading Xavier Atheltics’ “Pink Week” raises awareness

Staff editorial: breast cancer awareness month

October is breast cancer awareness month. Many of us remember this when we see pink apparel donned by NFL players, or we may recall it by the numerous walks and races to raise money for research throughout the United States. This month allows those affected to remember those who have lost their lives, are still battling this widespread disease and those who are survivors. October is a month to make the realities of cancer painfully obvious to us. It is a disease that is relentless in the worst possible way. Confronting mortality is a basic human task, but it seems … Continue reading Staff editorial: breast cancer awareness month