Real Dream Team achieves dream

By: James Neyer ~Copy Editor~ After a close loss last year to UC Berkeley, Arizona State University’s Real Dream Team won the Heroes of the Dorm computer game competition. This competition was hosted by Blizzard Entertainment in Seattle and was broadcasted on ESPN2. What makes this competition unique is that it is in the budding genre of eSports and was a March Madness-styled event designed specifically for college students. For their victory, the five players on Real Dream Team will have their college tuition paid for by Blizzard. In addition, every team member in the “Heroic Four” was granted a gaming … Continue reading Real Dream Team achieves dream

Stress always on my mind

By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ I’ve changed a lot during my four years at Xavier. I started off a smart ass who had no clue what he was doing with his life. Now, I’m a smart ass who has no clue what he is doing with his life with some fashion sense. While individual parts of me have changed, there is one thing that has been consistent from year to year and has influenced my personal relationships, my work habits and especially my classwork: stress. Stress is pretty much a common response for most college students, and I know that I … Continue reading Stress always on my mind

Feasty food app offers free deals

By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ Anthony Breen, an entrepreneur, was faced with a dilemma many college students face late one Friday night: what and where to eat. Breen decided to create an app that could help make his decision. This app, available for Apple and Android devices, is called Feasty and was launched on March 7. Using geolocation, the app is able to locate nearby restaurants with exclusive, limited deals. These deals are all free, unlike Groupon, which requires purchase in order to use. Breen, a Xavier alumnus, promoted the app with a large discount for Xavier students at the … Continue reading Feasty food app offers free deals