Graeter’s comes to University Station

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ University Station recently held its grand opening for Graeter’s Ice Cream, which opened its doors on Montgomery Road. Kathy Graeter, a third-generation member of the Graeter family, attended the opening ceremony to help bring the family atmosphere to the new shop. She and her family were excited to open for Xavier University. “We are really excited and thrilled to be here,” Graeter said. “There have been so many changes to Xavier so far, and we are so happy to be a part of it.” Upon opening, community members and students were lined up to taste … Continue reading Graeter’s comes to University Station

Family Weekend: Event joins students and families on campus

By: Regina Wright ~Staff Writer~ This past Friday, 681 Xavier families lined up at Xavier’s Gallagher Student Center (GSC) to receive their registration packet for Family Weekend. Family Weekend started with a hospitality reception at the lower level of GSC. “The highlight of the weekend is Musketeer Madness and Fanfest on Friday evening,” Mary Ballou, administrative assistant in the Office of Student Involvement, said. “Families love the opportunity to be part of the tip-off event for Xavier men’s and women’s basketball.” The Musketeer Fanfest started at 5:30 p.m. at Cintas Center Plaza. Music, games, inflatable games for children and other … Continue reading Family Weekend: Event joins students and families on campus

Renovated tennis courts open

By: Jess Larkin ~Copy Editor~ One of Xavier’s newest projects was showcased this September as the university revealed its renovated tennis courts. The tennis courts, which are located north of Cintas Center, were recently renovated and now feature a blue surface. The tennis courts were originally added to Xavier’s campus after the construction of Cintas Center in the fall of 2000. There are six total courts and they are maintained and scheduled by the Recreational Sports Department. According to Eric Toth, the men’s tennis coach, the courts were in desperate need of a renovation. Because the courts are used as … Continue reading Renovated tennis courts open