Art department announces minor

Arts administration program focused on business is slated to release in the fall by Mattie Cieplak, Staff Writer Starting next fall, Xavier will offer a new minor, the Xavier Arts Administration Program (XAAP), housed in the College of Arts and Sciences under the Department of Art. Created by Dr. Jason C. White, a professor in the Department of Art, with the guidance of the Dean of College of Arts and Sciences David Mengel and Chair of the Art Department Suzanne Chouteau, the minor targets curricula focusing on arts management. White defined arts administration as “historically, an occupational field responsible for … Continue reading Art department announces minor

Fan favorites set to return Aronoff

By mattie cieplak, staff writer Broadway in Cincinnati announced last Wednesday the 2022-2023 season of shows that will be performed onstage at the Aronoff Center. The lineup, which includes shows that have been highly anticipated due to pandemic delays, consists of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, Anastasia, Annie, Tootsie, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, Hadestown and Moulin Rouge. Tina: The Tina Turner Musical starts off the season in late October and tells the story of Tina Turner’s life. The show faced mixed reviews on Broadway, receiving comments that it often felt more like a concert than … Continue reading Fan favorites set to return Aronoff

Mariani makes a mark with new role

New Take It On director hopes to spark conversation, increase voter turnout By Mattie Cieplak, Guest Writer, & ROBBIE Dzierzanowski, Campus News Editor Dr. Mack Mariani has been appointed the new director of the Take It On initiative during the last week of January, replacing Dr. Rachel Chrastil, who was hired as the university’s Provost and Chief Academic Officer.  Originally founded in 2019 by Associate Provost and Chief Student Affairs Officer Dave Johnson; Government Relations Director Sean Comer; and Chrastil, the Take It On initiative was formed as a bi-partisan organization to encourage peaceful political discourse and student involvement in … Continue reading Mariani makes a mark with new role