CFJ adds new Protestant chaplain

Rev. Justin West joins the CFJ, bringing knowledge and a positive outlook By Tess Brewer, Staff Writer Reverend Justin West has joined the Center for Faith and Justice (CFJ) as the new Protestant chaplain, as well as the new Faith and Race Program Director.  He has embraced involvement on campus and is eager to start conversations with students about “faith, race, life — and the intersection of all three.”  Before coming to Xavier, West was involved in the Chicago area as a youth minister in a local church and also directed nonprofit youth programs. While he has had experience working … Continue reading CFJ adds new Protestant chaplain

Common Ground creates Protestant community

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ For any Xavier students finding it difficult to find a Protestant community on campus, the group Common Ground is welcoming new members to join in on its events this semester. “I really enjoy having a community I can relate to in the Protestant respect,” Student worker Allison McAloon said. “I really like it for the aspect of more than just showing up to this specific time on Sunday and forgetting about it the rest of the week.” Common Ground has been a part of Xavier’s campus for three years. This semester, the members of Common … Continue reading Common Ground creates Protestant community