Dating event breaks barriers

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ Students are able to spice up their dating lives by attending the Center of International Education’s (CIE) new Cross Cultural Dating event. On Feb. 19, students have the chance to learn the ropes of dating someone with a different cultural background. This is the first year that CIE is holding the Cross-Cultural Dating event. The event consists of two parts. The first part involves the Student Wellness Advocacy Group (SWAG) sharing education on safe dating practices, sexual assault prevention and resources for victims of harassment or assault. Once SWAG completes its potion, Title IX Coordinator … Continue reading Dating event breaks barriers

CIE to offer peer advising for study abroad programs

By: Sarris Balcerzek ~Copy Editor~ In order to accommodate students and to encourage studying abroad as an educational option, Xavier’s Center for International Education (CIE) has implemented a peer advising team of students with study abroad experience to meet with prospective study abroad students and eventually act as mentors. Peer advisors will answer questions prospective study abroad students have about their particular area of expertise, give advice and make recommendations, such as how it feels to be away for a number of months or how the food is in a given country.They will also speak about their recent experiences and … Continue reading CIE to offer peer advising for study abroad programs