Taj Smith joins Xavier

Smith named director of Multicultural, Gender, and Women’s Center at Xavier By: Maddie Day ~Copy Editor~ Taj Smith was recently named director of Xavier’s Multicultural, Gender, and Women’s Center. He joins the Xavier community after working for a similar center at a liberal arts school in New England. Smith is a co-founder of Phallicies, a nonprofit organization that encourages men to think critically about their manhood through the use of theater and performance art. Smith has worked with graduate students, undergraduate students and faculty at a number of notable universities, including Cornell University, Amherst College and Rutgers University. He has … Continue reading Taj Smith joins Xavier

McGrath offers flu vaccine for Week of Wellness event

By: Maddie Day ~Staff Writer~ McGrath Health and Wellness Center will offer an influenza vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 1 in the Gallagher Student Center (GSC) as part of the Week of Wellness event. Members of the Xavier community will have access to a mist inhalation flu vaccine, which defends against four major strains of the influenza virus. The inhalation flu vaccine will cost $30, and students will have the option to put the charge on their bursar bills. Traditional flu shots are expected to be available at McGrath by Oct. 15. The flu is a highly contagious respiratory illness. … Continue reading McGrath offers flu vaccine for Week of Wellness event