Chocolate lovers flock to Cintas

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Chocolate lovers from all across the city visited Cintas Center on Oct. 19 for the fifth annual Cincinnati Chocolate Festival. Attendees sampled chocolates, candies and wines from over 25 vendors, including Graeter’s, Kroger and smaller, local chocolate venues were in attendance. The Isaac M. Wise Temple Sisterhood, a local Jewish Reform organization, created the festival as a way to raise awareness and funds for local causes. “There wasn’t an event like it,” event organizer Leigh Michelsen said in an interview with ICRCTV. “There are so many events that are similar to others, but when you … Continue reading Chocolate lovers flock to Cintas

West, Posey return to campus as James thrives

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ As Xavier grads David West and James Posey returned to campus and superstar Lebron James made an appearance in Cincinnati, Cintas Center was the place to be as thousands of basketball fans filed into their seats to watch the NBA preseason matchup. The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Indiana Pacers faced off on campus as part of a preseason exhibition before the season begins in late October. Professional basketball has been vacant from Cincinnati for many years. In 1957, the Royals organization was moved to Cincinnati and thrived with players like John Lucas and Oscar Robertson. … Continue reading West, Posey return to campus as James thrives

Xavier Hot Spots

By: Hollis Conners   Conaton Learning Commons (CLC)       For those who can’t focus in their dorm rooms, the CLC is equipped with spaces for study: wide areas for group projects, private study rooms and the near-silent library. It also has printers, a scanner and various office supplies for students. Coffee Emporium With two locations on campus, students can easily grab a cup of coffee for an upcoming all-nighter or in the morning before class. It is open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 10 … Continue reading Xavier Hot Spots