A Cincinnati Holiday Weekend

Stuck in Cincinnati overThanksgiving Break? Here are some fun, local events to keep you occupied before the final stretch of school work (even if most events are Christmas-themed). 105th Thanksgiving Day Race Participants can look forward to more than the typical run/walk through various neighborhoods of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. The race aims to bring family and friends together before Thanksgiving dinner begins. The origins can be traced back to 1908, making it one of the oldest races in the Midwest. The race begins at 9 a.m. and costs $36 per person. Fifty West Brewing Company Special new beer releases … Continue reading A Cincinnati Holiday Weekend

Fall – Winter

By: Hollis Conners ~Features Editor~ The weather has been suspiciously perfect these past few weeks. The highs have reached up to 60 while the lows have refused to dip below freezing. Students are enjoying the sweater weather, the scarves and their pumpkin spice lattes. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. All of Xavier will be subjected to ice, sleet and salt-stained shoes because winter is coming. When the weather is perfect… Lately the sun has been shining brightly, accompanied by a light breeze. The rolling hills of the Midwest are a mixture of reds, oranges and yellows, … Continue reading Fall – Winter

Things to do during Family Weekend

Every year, there comes a time when students must reveal to their parents realities of college life. However, after seeing the essentials (the cafeteria, the library and your dorm room) there may be a few hours remaining. Xavier hosts many sporting and recreational activities on campus in which families can partake, but there are also many exciting options around the Cincinnati area for the more curious visitors. If the urge to explore overwhelms some of the more adventurous visitors, Eden Park has many attractions in which to lose oneself. The Cincinnati Art Museum, which resides in the park, will be … Continue reading Things to do during Family Weekend