Faculty Profile: Rick Endres

By: Liz Slocum ~Staff Writer~ Students, faculty and visitorsoften have the opportunity to attend musical and theatrical performances at Xavier. However, they may not know just who holds the chaos of ticket sales and behind-the-scenes operations together to make these experiences possible. Since July 2014, this has been Richard Endres’ task. In addition to being the Director of Operations and Recruitment, a position he has held since October 2012, he is also the Box Office Manager for the Gallagher Student Center Theatre. “As Box Office Manager, I am in charge of the Gallagher Box Office, supporting theater shows, Music Series concertsand Department of Music events,” Endres said. “I also have to deal with financial transactions and deposits.” On top of that, … Continue reading Faculty Profile: Rick Endres

Student art exhibition

By: Liz Slocum ~Staff Writer~ An exhibition of the works of art students at Xavier opened for public viewing on Jan. 30. The exhibit is located in the Xavier Art Gallery in the A.B. Cohen Center, and anyone is welcome to view the works on display free of charge. The exhibit, which is done annually at Xavier during the spring semester, includes artwork in many different categories. Art by graduating seniors in Xavier’s art department from all studio areas will be showcased at this event. “Drawing, prints, book art, painting, sculptures and fibers are all presented, including coiling, punch needle, … Continue reading Student art exhibition

Jazzy Bone Voyage band swings and sways

By: Liz Slocum ~Staff Writer~ Jazz is very much alive at Xavier University. As part of its 2015 “Master of Swing Series,” Xavier hosted the Bone Voyage Jazz Band, featuring local jazz singer Nancy James, on Jan. 18 at the Gallagher Student Center Theatre. Since 2001, Bone Voyage has been entertaining audiences across the U.S. and Europe. Even with the passing of original trombone and trumpet player Tom Hyatt, the band continued to flourish, delighting audiences with its wide variety of songs from a time when jazz ruled the airwaves. The ensemble consists of trombones, a bass, a clarinet, a bass clarinet, a trumpet, a piano and, on several songs, the lovely vocal style of Nancy James. Together, they dusted off … Continue reading Jazzy Bone Voyage band swings and sways