A new way to practice French

By: Tyler Clifton, Guest Writer Xavier’s French Department is trying new and creative ways to help its students practice their speaking this semester with “La Table.” For an hour, students are able to speak to a professor outside of class and practice the language in a pressure-free environment. According to the project’s coordinator and French professor Dr. Johann Le Guelte, this program strives to provide students an opportunity to hone their conversational skill, a crucial aspect of mastering a foreign language. “With hybrid instruction and with wearing a mask, it has been more difficult for some students, and we realize … Continue reading A new way to practice French

News in Brief

By: Meredith Francis ~Campus News Editor~ President Obama announces $4 trillion budget President Barack Obama unveiled his $4 trillion budget, which will be sent to Congress for negotiations. The budget focuses on helping poor and middle-class families, proposing an overall tax hike on large corporations and the wealthiest Americans in order to pay for those programs. The budget is expected to face opposition from the Republican-held Congress. French soldiers attacked outside Jewish center A man armed with a knife attacked three French soldiers outside a Jewish community center in Nice, France, on Jan. 3. Two of the soldiers were wounded. … Continue reading News in Brief