Students offer new courses in IT skills

By: Joshua Stahl Xavier’s Information Systems Club, in association with the Xavier University Help Desk, has started the IT Ambassador Initiative to allow Xavier students to take advantage of the IT resources across campus. According to senior and student manager of the Help Desk Mouhamed Ndoye, the purpose of the initiative is to let students know about the various IT resources on campus and give them the skills to use them. “(The aim of the initiative) is to increase awareness and utilization of the many IT resources available at Xavier,” Ndoye said. The program’s website further states that the program … Continue reading Students offer new courses in IT skills

CFJ founds new liturgical choir

By: Joshua Stahl The Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice (CFJ) is adding a new liturgical choir that will provide music for the 10 p.m. mass. “The goal of a liturgical choir is to foster the participation of the assembly while lifting praise and glory to God,” Rachelle Kramer, assistant director of liturgy and music in the CFJ and the choir’s director, said. Kramer said starting a choir has been a priority for her in her first year at Xavier, and she hopes the group will serve the Xavier community. “(I hope the choir will) foster a faith community … Continue reading CFJ founds new liturgical choir

Year of Faith series concludes at Xavier

By: Joshia Stahl This Thursday, Xavier’s Year of Faith Series will come to an end with the Setting World on Fire. This event features a panel that represents the Xavier community discussing how everyone can serve God in real, concrete ways. The panel is comprised of Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Scott Chadwick, Dr. Steven Frankel, and Xavier Senior Michael Petrany. Setting the world on fire is all about “moving out of ourselves and into the world,” said James Riordan, who has been planning this event. This is also the end of the series on Ignatius Loyola’s Spiritual Exercises. … Continue reading Year of Faith series concludes at Xavier