Letter to the Editor: the joy of “The Crucible”

There were no trees, no lights, no tinsel, no carolers, sleigh bells, angels or turkey dinners. No cards were exchanged. No midnight masses or last minute shopping trips. But it was Christmas, make no mistake. My intention is not to slander Christmas, even though secular society has done much to malign the true meaning of the glorious miracle we celebrate each December. Rather, my intention is to tell you about my October Christmas. It occurred this past weekend, on Oct. 25, 2013. It was neither holy nor miraculous. Well, it might have been a little miraculous. Do you remember the … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: the joy of “The Crucible”

Colleges Against Cancer to host trick-or-treating benefit

By: Gina Carfagno Colleges Against Cancer, along with Relay for Life, is hosting its annual trick-or-treat event on campus in anticipation of Halloween at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 30. The trick-or-treating event acts as the club’s fall kickoff. This will give students the opportunity to learn more about Colleges Against Cancer as well as Relay for Life. The club also puts on several other events and T-shirt sales. These events are to help raise money to fund cancer research. The event will take place inside Fenwick Place outside the Hoff Dining Commons. Each committee for Colleges Against Cancer will have … Continue reading Colleges Against Cancer to host trick-or-treating benefit

Celebrating Halloween with MAD style

By: Patrick E. Phillips Student Activities Council (SAC) ushered Halloween with Muskies After Dark (MAD), offering free caramel apples, Halloween arts and crafts and a free haunted house set up on the Xavier Yard.   SAC also brought in Comedian Melissa Villasenor. Clubs like the Student Organization of Latinos and Xavier Players participated in MAD by working craft stations and manning the haunted house. Many students came to enjoy the event.           Continue reading Celebrating Halloween with MAD style