‘Death of Print’ zine

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ Xavier is now home to a new student-produced literary zine. “The Death of Print is Inevitable” is an independently published zine that features art ranging from poetry, short stories and essays to drawings and photography. The zine, created by sophomore Gabe Costello and junior Michael Thompson, mainly features student work but also includes work from several nonstudent contributions. “My co-creator, Gabe Costello, came to me with the original idea for the zine and we built it together from the ground up,” Thomspon said. “Gabe’s ‘official’ title is editor and I serve as publisher, but we … Continue reading ‘Death of Print’ zine

Duttenhofer’s Books

By: Gabe Costello ~Staff Writer~ If you are looking for a place to buy gently used books, a cozy atmosphere to dive into hundreds of stories or even just a new store to explore, Duttenhofer’s is the place to go. Whether its art history, biology or literary theory, here at Xavier there is no shortage of reading material. Sometimes it all feels rather daunting. The good news is that there are many books one can read for fun. Of course then the question arises: where should you buy a book around here? Look no further than Duttenhofer’s Books in Clifton. … Continue reading Duttenhofer’s Books

Art professor selected for tribute sculpture

By: Gabe Costello ~Staff Columnist~ Chair of Xavier’s Art Department, Kelly Phelps, and his twin brother Kyle Phelps recently made headlines as they were selected to do commission work for Xavier’s fellow Jesuit institution, Saint Louis University (SLU). The piece commemorates protests that occurred on SLU’s campus in response to the shooting death of Michael Brown. People across the nation have been in a state of unrest following the events that took place on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. Students and community organizers participated in demonstrations on SLU’s campus, which sits less than nine miles from Ferguson. Between Oct. 13 … Continue reading Art professor selected for tribute sculpture