XUPD expands into Evanston

BY: Mo Juenger, World News Editor The Xavier University Police Department (XUPD) has continued to volunteer with the Evanston Food Bank during the pandemic, and a new grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may give XUPD an opportunity to advance their initiatives in the surrounding community. According to Warfell, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March economically rocked Evanston and Norwood. Financial instability sent shockwaves through the community, leading to disruptions in the Evanston Community Council schedule, as well as regular community programming.  XUPD programs like Coffee with a Cop — designed to connect officers to the … Continue reading XUPD expands into Evanston

Students remove on-campus hate

By: Richard Meyer ~Copy Editor~ The Xavier Community came together on Jan. 22 to celebrate the seventh annual “Break the Silence: Wall of Expression” event. Students, faculty and staff were invited to write hateful words or phrases that have been said to them over their lifetime on a wooden wall that was set up in Gallagher Student Center. “This event is an opportunity for students to express some of the hurtfulness and hatefulness that they have experienced in their lives,” Program Assistant for the Center for Interfaith Community Engagement Stephanie Renny said. After the people wrote the hateful words on … Continue reading Students remove on-campus hate

Xavier lights the campus

By: Maddie Day ~Staff Writer~ Xavier students and staff recently spread the holiday cheer at the second annual Light the Campus event. The event was sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Student Government Association (SGA). In the past, the campus was decorated by Physical Plant, but budget cuts pushed the Xavier community to join in on the effort beginning last year. Xavier students, faculty and staff gathered at the Husman Stage on Nov. 19 to help decorate. For the next two hours, members of the Xavier community joined together to decorate for the upcoming Christmas season. “It … Continue reading Xavier lights the campus