Letter to the editor

Dear students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Xavier University, We want to thank everyone in the Xavier community for the outstanding support during the March Gladness campaign. As chairs of the March Gladness Street Team, we were fortunate enough to witness the Xavier community, here in Cincinnati, across the country and even in multiple countries across the globe, come together to share why it loves XU. Because of your involvement, this year’s campaign was an extraordinary success. During the 48 hours of March Gladness, over 1,800 people used #GladXavier on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Students … Continue reading Letter to the editor

Letter to the Editor

As student leaders at Xavier, we read Meredith Beamer’s letter to the Editor in last week’s Newswire with a mix of excitement, encouragement and new awareness. The excitement came from reading the words of a fellow Xavier student who shares our passion for creating a safer campus community. We were encouraged to know that others agree that now is the time to become educated on these issues and support each other. We also came to the awareness that we must be tireless in our efforts to keep our student body informed of new initiatives already underway to implement bystander engagement at … Continue reading Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Integration, not segregation

By: Braden Trauth Integration is a fundamental principle of Permaculture and an ideal that America has sought to espouse, but only started to make true headway on during the Civil Rights movement 50 years ago. Unfortunately, we are still healing that segregated past as we learn to integrate our communities not just racially, but also economically. The ghettos of the past that were a result of red-lining, which limited bank mortgages to certain neighborhoods, are still working on integrating and rising above those last strings of segregation in our country. This is critical to a harmonious society that doesn’t need … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Integration, not segregation