Women’s volleyball aims for Big East title

By: Robert Jamieson Xavier completed its home schedule over the weekend at Cintas Center with a pair of wins over Villanova and Georgetown. The two wins kept Xavier in the hunt for a possible share of the Big East regular season title with Marquette. The Musketeers will need to hope for some losses from the Golden Eagles for a tie for first place, however, as XU is still two games back in the Big East standings. Xavier started off the weekend with a four-set win over Villanova (25-19, 24-26, 25-12, 25-19). Outside hitters freshman Abbey Bessler, senior Sarah Brown and … Continue reading Women’s volleyball aims for Big East title

Women’s basketball strong in big wins

By: Danny O’Malley The Xavier women’s basketball team had an impressive week, playing at University of Michigan and then hosting Arkansas-Pine Bluff. The team won a hard-fought victory in overtime against Michigan 79-75 and also won against Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Cintas Center 69-39. The team’s record now stands at 2-1 under new head coach Brian Neal. In the Michigan game, senior guard Shatyra Hawkes put up a career high 27 points and also added five assists, six rebounds and a steal to her stat line. Coming up behind her in points was senior guard Ashley Wanninger who recorded 21 points, … Continue reading Women’s basketball strong in big wins

Ryan’s Pub to re-open

By: Maddie Day Ryan’s Pub, located in Gallagher Student Center, is set to reopen early next semester under new management. The previous owner of the restaurant, who also owns Andy’s Mediterranean, requested to withdraw from the operation. “The new Ryan’s Pub is being designed as a student pub,” Tom Barlow, director for Auxiliary Services, said. “It will focus on what the student wants.” The renovation project is headed by Ann Hoffman, a Xavier alumna and member of the Board of Trustees, and focuses on reinventing Ryan’s Pub as a place that satisfies, supports and excites Xavier students. Hoffman has spoken … Continue reading Ryan’s Pub to re-open