Four Freshman kick of music series in tribute

By: Kevin Thomas ~Guest Writer~ The Four Freshmen kicked off the 2016-17 Xavier University Music Series with a memorial and a 9/11 tribute in the Gallagher Student Center (GSC) Theater this past Sunday. Dr. Polina Bespalko, a music professor and the director of the Series, opened up the stage by introducing The Four Freshmen, a swing and jazz group that has been together since 1948 with rotating members. She then described the upcoming shows and offered a tribute to those who lost their lives in the attacks on Sept.11 2001. The group hails from Las Vegas, Nev. and consists of … Continue reading Four Freshman kick of music series in tribute

Clubs seek space shortage solutions

By: Tatum Hunter ~Editor-in-Chief~ Student groups are having trouble reserving the spaces they need at the times they want. This week, Recreational Sports and the Office of Student Affairs addressed student concerns about space shortages. The Newswire reported on Aug. 26 that certain Club Sports teams that previously received up to three practices per week at the Xavier University Soccer Complex were allotted one practice time per week this semester. These changes led to student concerns about the fairness of the soccer field schedule Recreational Sports released, since various outside rental groups were competing with Club Sports for field time. … Continue reading Clubs seek space shortage solutions