Thirsty? Here’s where to hose your hydration

By Gus Nations IV, Staff Writer For any Xavier student looking to quench their curiosity about where to find the best water on campus, look no further than @XU_waterfountains on Instagram.  Created by two students who chose to remain anonymous, @XU_waterfountains is the culmination of years of passion.  “We are very passionate about water fountains and have been since we were kids, but the account became an idea when we were in Logan, and we were thirsty,” the creators said.  “We both tried the water fountain and realized it was a really good fountain… People needed to know”. Since then, … Continue reading Thirsty? Here’s where to hose your hydration

Zinzinnati zeal grows as Oktoberfest nears

By Gus Nations IV, Copy Editor Ah, the middle of September: the perfect time to celebrate Oktoberfest. That’s right, this weekend from Sept. 16- 18 Cincinnati will embrace its German heritage and convert Second and Third Streets between Elm and Walnut Streets into the largest Oktoberfest celebration in the U.S. and the second largest in the world.  Since Cincinnati began hosting the event in 1975, it has grown to attract nearly 700,000 people annually. Besides the beer, Oktoberfest Zinzinnati celebrates traditions such as the Gemütlichkeit Games, a series of races  including log sawing, nail hammering, beer barreling and the highly-competitive dachshund … Continue reading Zinzinnati zeal grows as Oktoberfest nears

Xavier lacrosse prepares to begin inaugural season

By Gus Nations IV, Copy Editor After a strong first year of recruiting, an emerging Xavier women’s lacrosse team is ready to take flight for its first season of competition.  As the first Division I sport added to Xavier in the last 16 years, hopes are high that their first season will be one of success. Fortunately, it seems as though new Head Coach Meg Decker is ready to turn those hopes into realities.  Throughout the year in the Heidt Family Champions Center, Decker has been working to build a team ready to compete not only within the Big East, … Continue reading Xavier lacrosse prepares to begin inaugural season