Court access policies take effect

By: Justin Worthing~Staff Writer~ After making a controversial change to usage policy, the univer­sity has begun restricting access to the basketball courts near Buenger Hall. Effective April 1, only those with an ALL Card or a visitor’s key card from O’Connor Sports Center can access the courts. Construction of the fence be­gan in mid-2013 as a response to concerns about the courts’ safety. More than 60 crimes have been reported near the courts since they were constructed in 2010, 47 of which were crimes of opportunity. The university’s decision has been met with mixed reactions from the Xavier community. In … Continue reading Court access policies take effect