Xavier to host community event on basketball court access and usage

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s Community Building Institute (CBI) along with Recreational Sports will be hosting a Community Welcoming event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 12 at the basketball courts. The event is being held to help the neighboring communities interested in using the courts to effectively transition to the new fence layout. “It’s really just to introduce people to the new process and the new system,” CBI Director Liz Blume said in an interview. “We’re going to have representatives from the men’s and women’s basketball team (present) along with Brad Redford, and we have invited … Continue reading Xavier to host community event on basketball court access and usage

Summer interns share their stories

By: Robert Jamieson My biggest learnings from the summer have also had to do with what became my biggest questions. Voluntary simplicity has made me look at my life in such a different way than before. I have come back to this topic in everything that we have discussed as a group. This has made me realize that, unfortunately, living simply is not easy. But it makes you live more consciously. I realize that I won’t be able to fix all of the problems in the world. I probably won’t be able to fix any of them. But the biggest … Continue reading Summer interns share their stories

Love, Hate

By: Taylor Fulkerson The remarks of friends who graduated only this May still haunt me: “This university is not the same place now that it was when I first came here.” And another friend mentioned that, “If I had known that Xavier would turn into what it is now, I would not have come here.” This university is a place I both love and hate. I love the community of people that exists here but I hate the institution that casts its long shadow over the rapidlychanging place that is Xavier. Why? The administration of this university is inflated, sees … Continue reading Love, Hate