Women’s Tennis captures second Big East title

The team beat DePaul 4-1 in the championship match last Monday By Grace Carlo, Digital Communications Manager Xavier women’s tennis won the 2021 Big East Tournament, conquering the conference title with a 4-1 victory over DePaul on Monday in Cayce, S.C.  This is the second Big East Championship for the team, which also won the title back in 2016. The Musketeers took the 4-0 win against Marquette on April 23 followed by a 4-1 win against St. John’s in the semi-finals on April 25.  Xavier dominated from the start by capitalizing on doubles, taking a 5-2 lead on all three … Continue reading Women’s Tennis captures second Big East title

Finals focus

Library resources to cram for exams By Grace Carlo, Digital Communications Manager As finals week quickly approaches, the McDonald Library supplies students with all the necessary tools to succeed during the most stressful week of the year.   For a quiet place to study, students can visit buildings across campus during Study Weekend. There are spaces in Conaton Learning Commons (CLC), the Health United Building (HUB), Cintas Center and Gallagher Student Center (GSC). McDonald Library can also help students find study spaces, as Muskies can reserve study rooms in CLC and Alter Hall through the library calendar (LibCal). The Connection Center … Continue reading Finals focus

NCAA institutes new transfer rule

Written By: Grace Carlo, Staff Writer The NCAA’s Division I Council voted last Thursday to approve a plan which enables all college athletes to transfer one time as undergraduates without having to sit out a season.  Prior to this rule, athletes playing football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s ice hockey and baseball were required to sit out a season after transferring. Previously, there were exceptions granted based on a waiver system, but the new rule makes the transfer process easier for athletes  in the five largest  revenue-generating sports. The NCAA stated that the student-athlete experience should mirror that of a … Continue reading NCAA institutes new transfer rule