Students reclaim power at Take Back the Night 2021

Written By: Grace Carlo, Staff Writer Editor’s Note: This article contains mentions of sexual violence. As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, members of the Xavier community came together for last Friday’s Take Back the Night (TBtN) to stand up against sexual violence.  The first TBtN event happened in San Francisco in 1978. It has since become an international event and non-profit organization with the mission of stopping sexual violence.  Last Friday, Xavier conducted their own march, organized by the 2021 Sexual Assault Awareness Month Planning Committee. This was the first Xavier TBtN to happen in three years.  Co-hosted … Continue reading Students reclaim power at Take Back the Night 2021

Men’s tennis loses conference matches

The Musketeers lost three out of four against Wofford last weekend by grace carlo, staff writer Xavier men’s tennis suffered two losses this past weekend against Butler and DePaul, moving on to a 2-10 record for the regular season.  On Saturday, the Musketeers traveled to Indianapolis to face Butler, but they fell 7-0 to the Bulldogs.  In doubles, Xavier took the win on the No. 1 court with sophomore Cambell Nakayama and senior Srdan Pejic, capitalizing on redshirt junior Michael Dickson and junior Ryan Roegner 6-2.  However, Butler took the doubles point with wins in the No. 2 and No. … Continue reading Men’s tennis loses conference matches

NCAA Basketball Tournament highlights inequality

Men had a bigger weight room, different swag bags than women’s tournament By Grace Carlo, staff writer bring the country’s sports fanatics into one of their favorite times of the year: March Madness, the pinnacle of many college basketball programs’ successes.  The men’s basketball tournament this year is taking place in Indiana, with games being played at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, and a few other locations across the city. The women’s tournament is in San Antonio, Texas playing primarily at the Alamodome. On March 18, viral images and videos surfaced, revealing the numerous disparities between the men’s and women’s … Continue reading NCAA Basketball Tournament highlights inequality