Welcome to the Xavier community

Miles Tiemeyer is a senior Philosophy, Politics and the Public major. He is a guest writer from Cincinnati, Oh. When I was a sophomore in high school, my mom told me that we should go on a college visit over spring break so that I “wouldn’t fall in love with the first place I visited.” … Continue reading Welcome to the Xavier community

What does a life of service look like?

Pulling weeds at Gorman Heritage Farm. Immersing and educating myself on the issue of homelessness. Building home garden beds for Evanston residents. Leading a group on the topic of urban education in Cincinnati. Staying on a farm. Growing relationships with men experiencing addiction. These are just a few of the service opportunities that Xavier has … Continue reading What does a life of service look like?

Love, hate, and my critique of the Jesuit society

Photo courtesy of Good Free Photos I love the Jesuits. I love everything that they stand for: cura personalis, magis and being women and men for and with others. Jesuits stand with the voiceless, they advocate for the marginalized and fight oppression. They are educators and reformers. I am in my seventh year of Jesuit education and I could never … Continue reading Love, hate, and my critique of the Jesuit society