Agresta accepts Award of Excellence

DIFT program ranks in international competition by Hunter Ellis, Staff Writer It was just another day in the Digital Innovation, Film and Television (DIFT) studio for junior Maddie Agresta, but with a call from her advisor, that was about to change.  Agresta was the latest of a long line of students in the DIFT department to have their work recognized by the Broadcast Education Association (BEA). “I thought that she was calling to talk to me about senior films next year… and I answered it and she was like, ‘You’re a finalist,’” Agresta recalled. “I was like, ‘Oh my gosh!’ … Continue reading Agresta accepts Award of Excellence

Students protest recent vandalism

Walkout for increased administrative and XUPD action attains large turnout Words by joe clark, sports editor Photos by Hunter Ellis, Multimedia Managing Editor Coverage by Morgan Miles and Ethan Nichols, Staff Writers Yesterday morning, Xavier students held a walkout to protest the lack of administration response to recent vandalism incidents on campus.  Students and faculty began showing up at 10:55 a.m. for the 11 a.m. protest, and by 11:06 a.m students were being asked to stand on the upper levels of Gallagher to spread out the crowd. Five minutes later, the demonstration began.  At the conclusion of the event, students … Continue reading Students protest recent vandalism

XU professor promotes publication

David Inczauskis, S.J. celebrates book launch at McDonald Memorial Library By Hunter Ellis, Multimedia Managing Editor Professor David Inczauskis celebrated the culmination of four years of writing and research yesterday during the U.S. launch of his new book, El cine hondureño: arte, identidad y política (Honduran Cinema: Art, Identity and Politics). The launch was held at McDonald Memorial Library and featured an introduction by Spanish Professor José María Mantero, who specializes in  Latin American literature and helped edit the book. A professor in the Department of Classics and Modern Languages and member of the Society of Jesus, also known as … Continue reading XU professor promotes publication