Students Observe Trans+ Day of Remembrance

By: Jackson Hare, Campus News Editor The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) and Xavier’s LGBTQ+ Alliance commemorated Trans+ Day of Remembrance in the atrium of Gallagher Student Center (GSC) last Monday. Trans+ Day of Remembrance is held annually on Nov. 20 in memory of the transgender and gender non-conforming people whose lives have been lost due to violence against transgender people. This year, the event recognized and mourned the loss of 393 lives globally — 62 of which were from the U.S. — reported between Oct. 1, 2022 and Sept. 30, 2023. The event began at noon, opening with … Continue reading Students Observe Trans+ Day of Remembrance

Xavier LGBTQ+ students embark on Camp Queer

By Jackson Hare, Education & Enrichment Coordinator Camp Queer is a weekend getaway exclusively for students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community to connect with similar students and learn more about themselves and their subsequent communities. “Being a queer student at a Jesuit-Catholic campus can be very challenging at times,” Megan Shuey, Xavier LGBTQ+ Alliance secretary and sophomore sports management major said. “It’s important to have Camp Queer because it’s a chance for us to not only be an exclusive group of LGBTQ+ students, but also getting off campus — being in a different space and really getting … Continue reading Xavier LGBTQ+ students embark on Camp Queer

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VSCO Girl By Jackson Hare, Education & Enrichment Coordinator What’s that sound? Could it be? An army of VSCO girls are sk-sk-sk-skirting their way back to reclaim the throne of popularity they once held over society in 2019. I almost mistook them for the carton of colored eggs my family and I decorated over Easter weekend with their oversized sweaters and t-shirts appearing like the only article of clothing they were wearing. Yet, as they approached, I could make out the crocs on their feet with 10 jibbitz on each, of course. Then, the array of multicolored scrunchies on their … Continue reading Back Page 4/12/23