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

Xavier adds seven new classrooms

By: Andrew Koch The Physical Plant and the Office of the Registrar have added seven new locations to the classroom inventory for fall semester. Four of the new classrooms (labeled in the registry as “CIN 201” to “CIN 204”) are located in the former Hoff Dining Hall on the west side of Cintas Center. Two others (“ALU 3” and “ALU B13”) are in the Alumni Center on the south side of Dana Avenue between the Village Apartments and the Physical Plant. The seventh new classroom, “HAI 101,” is located on the first floor of Hailstones Hall. “The decision to add … Continue reading Xavier adds seven new classrooms

Commitment to a future

By: Taylor Fulkerson Most of us here at Xavier have been around the block a time or two or three. If you consider a block as one academic year, I was apprehensive, nervous, and severely over-enthusiastic two blocks ago. I am sure that almost any upperclassman on this campus can tell you a cliché story about a decision in his or her first year, one that affected the rest of his or her college career, his or her life, etc. In reality, everything in college is a commitment to some future: the friends with whom you choose to spend your … Continue reading Commitment to a future