Guatemala: Reflecting on 10 years of service

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ Wrapping up their 10th year providing healthcare to people in Guatemala, Xavier students and staff can reflect on what they’ve done and what still needs to be accomplished. A decade ago, Executive Director of the Center for Interfaith Community Engagement Rabbi Abie Ingber entered a 10-year moral compact with a small community in Guatemala. The goal was to provide every single home with filtered water, as well as a clinic providing health care. The annual trip will now shift its focus to a different community, but Ingber and his students want their work in the original … Continue reading Guatemala: Reflecting on 10 years of service

Club profile: Habitat for Humanity

By: Raymond Humienny ~Campus News Editor~ Xavier Habitat for Humanity (H4H) will hold a “Fall Call Out” meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Sept. 14 in Albers 103 for students wishing to join. Xavier H4H is a student- based organization under the advisory of the Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice. Every year, H4H is assigned a location within the Southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky region to help build and renovate substandard housing for the homeless. During the past three years, H4H has helped build homes in Cumminsville, Over-the-Rhine (OTR) and the historic district of Newport, Ky. This year’s location … Continue reading Club profile: Habitat for Humanity