Volleyball continues to roll in Big East

By Carter Roos, Newswire Intern Xavier Men’s and Women’s Cross-Country teams traveled to North Attleborough, MA for the Big East Championship on Saturday. Last time in Attleborough, Xavier’s cross-country teams finished strong in the Friar Invitational where the men’s team finished third and the women’s took fourth. The Butler men’s and Georgetown women’s teams are coming off back-to-back Big East Championships and hoping for a three-peat.  All 11 teams in the Big East participated in the Women’s championship race, while nine participated in the men’s race excluding St. Johns and UConn who don’t have men’s teams. The men’s race is … Continue reading Volleyball continues to roll in Big East

Guterres warns of climate change

Secretary General Guterres calls for taxing windfall profits from companies By Carter Roos, Guest Writer UN General Assembly speech criticized fossil fuel companies and called for taxing windfall profits from fossil fuel companies by UN members.  United Nations Secretary General António Guterres warned the General Assembly in a Sept. 20 speech that the world is in “big trouble” and called for action to be taken against the “escalating damages” caused by climate change. Guterres primarily focused on the impact of fossil fuel companies, calling for “all developed economies to tax the windfall profits of fossil fuel companies.” He then recommended … Continue reading Guterres warns of climate change

Union reaches deal to avert strike

By Carter Roos, Guest Writer Railroad workers and their unions reached a tentative deal with management to avert a national strike. Workers were raising concerns around compensation and workers’ medical rights. After months of tension among rail workers, their union and management at various freight rail companies, a tentative agreement was reached early last Thursday, avoiding a strike among workers. The agreement came less than two days before the deadline set by the various unions involved in discussions and provides a temporary relief to the threat of the strike, which could have had major economic repurcussions.  Threats of the strike … Continue reading Union reaches deal to avert strike