Sporting events, education and lifelong friends define Joe’s Xavier experience by joe clark, outgoing sports editor Everyone has different reasons for choosing a college. Some may be better than others, but I had one main factor on my mind when deciding where to go to school: college basketball. I wanted to go to a school that had a high-level basketball atmosphere and could at least compete for a spot in the NCAA Tournament. Of all the schools I was looking at, Xavier by far had the best basketball tradition. They had a history of recent success, coming off an Elite … Continue reading Joe Clark reflects on his Xavier career
Kenyan runner Evans Chebet takes home first Boston Marathon win since 2019 By Joe Clark, Sports Page Editor The 126th Boston Marathon took place last Monday, returning to its usual April date for the first time since 2019. Kenyan runner Evans Chebet won the men’s elite race with a time of 2:06:51, while fellow Kenyan Peres Jepchirchir finished with a time of 02:21:01 to narrowly edge out Ababel Yeshaneh. The Ethiopian finished just four seconds behind at 02:21:05. Outside of the winners, one of this year’s most touching moments of the Boston Marathon was Henry finishing with a time of … Continue reading Boston Marathon makes yearly return
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
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