Rollin’ to Colorado

With basketball season well underway, the Blue Blob has been quite busy. In addition to his classes, mascot practices and game days, he will be attending the first annual Steamboat Mascot Stampede from Dec. 11-15 in Steamboat Springs, Colo. The Newswire sat down with the Blob to find out more about the competition. Xavier Newswire (XN): What exactly will you be doing while at the competition? The Blue Blob: The weekend begins Thursday evening with a dinner for everyone invited. Sixteen schools across the nation were given an invitation and accepted. Friday morning will begin with mascot boot camp, then … Continue reading Rollin’ to Colorado

Xavier students organize D’Artagnan Capital Fund

By: Regina Wright ~Guest Writer~ The D’Artagnan Capital Fund (DCF) is a student run investment fund that manages $2.26 million of Xavier University’s endowment. The DCF is an opportunity fund that seeks to take advantage of finding inefficiencies in the market. The Department of Finance in the Williams College of Business proposed the creation of a student-run investment fund in 2008. The DCF includes 26 members total. Senior Stefan Modic is an analyst for the Healthcare Sector of the DCF. “Our performance is benchmarked against the Standard and Poor (S&P) 500. Our prospects states that our exposure is limited to … Continue reading Xavier students organize D’Artagnan Capital Fund