XU ‘Diviners’ returns to a simpler time

By: Hannah Sgambellone ~Staff Writer~ Xavier Theatre has a penchant for picking the right production at the right time. The Diviners offers a simple exploration of redemption. Perhaps now more than ever it’s a story that we need to hear. The Diviners is centered around the relationship between CC Showers (Aaron Robinson), a disenchanted preacher, and Buddy Layman (Micah Price), a young boy with disabilities struggling with the death of his mother during the throes of the Great Depression. Against a backdrop of dynamic supporting characters and a lighting design that rivals any seen on the Xavier stage so far, … Continue reading XU ‘Diviners’ returns to a simpler time

Clinton, Trump exchange blows in debate

By: Micah Price ~Staff Writer~ Following a difficult week and a half for the image of the Trump campaign, the second of three Presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was held in St. Louis at Washington University on Oct. 9. Just two days before the second televised meeting with Clinton the Washington Post released a 2005 video recording of Trump speaking with Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush. The conversation included Trump attempting to seduce a married woman included further statements that have illicited tremendous backlash. “You know I’m automatically attracted to beautiful — I just start kissing them. It’s … Continue reading Clinton, Trump exchange blows in debate