Xavier Singers show features ‘excellent’ duo

By: Katrina GrossĀ ~Staff Writer~ Xavier is home to a large population of artistically gifted students who showcase their talent through various groups, clubs and organizations around campus. One such group is the Xavier Singers, which will hold its end-of-semester show featuring the talent from other Xavier-sponsored clubs and organizations. The group consists of approximately 15-20 students from various majors and class levels who come up with the ideas and then execute a show at the end of every semester. The past shows have included dance, comedy and singing. Since it is a student-run organization, the entire show is completely choreographed … Continue reading Xavier Singers show features ‘excellent’ duo

21c Museum Hotels offer contemporary art experience

By: Katrina Gross ~Staff Writer~ Travel is one aspect of millennial life that the majority of the generation may agree is appealing for a number of reasons. The freedom that comes with experiencing the culture and dynamic of a new city is one such appeal that has helped travel emerge as a trend with the millennials. Making short and frequent trips to various U.S. cities is worth the exploration. Many hotel chains have noticed this trend and began developing cheaper and more hip boutique hotels in order to draw in customers looking for a unique hotel environment. One chain that … Continue reading 21c Museum Hotels offer contemporary art experience

J.J. Abrams encourages more diversity in Hollywood

By: Katrina Gross ~Staff Writer~ Hollywood has always been wrought with controversy, both justifiable concerns and things that could be classified as simple gossip. The most recent scrutiny that Hollywood recently has been subject to criticisms that movies lack diversity relative to what the actual U.S. population looks like. Thus, a huge part of our country is underrepresented in the entertainment industry. The efforts to help Hollywood become more diverse are in response to hard facts about the lack of diversity in the entertainment industry. For example, despite the fact that approximately half of the movie-going population is non-white, only … Continue reading J.J. Abrams encourages more diversity in Hollywood