News in Brief

By: Meredith Francis ~Campus News Editor~ Afghanistan signs deal allowing some U.S. troops to remain in the country The U.S. and Afghanistan have signed a pact which will allow the U.S. to keep 10,000 troops in the country after the end of 2014 when most U.S. troops will withdraw. Afghanistan’s new president, Ashraf Ghani, signed the agreement, which allows American troops and other NATO forces to support the Afghan army. Ghani believes the agreement will ensure the stability and security of the Afghan government. Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai had refused to sign the agreement. Though U.S. troops will not … Continue reading News in Brief

Murder Mystery Dinner makes for a fun evening

By: Gina Carfagno ~Staff Writer~ The Commuter Council in conjunction with Xavier Players produced a murder mystery dinner in the Cintas Center conference rooms. Guests were treated to a free pasta dinner, catered by Cintas Center, and enjoyed a night of entertainment from student actors on Feb. 21. The plot followed the employees of the Little Dean Theater as they faced the death of an actor, Vincent, who is poisoned on stage during a performance. As the investigation continues, head stage manager Sterling is also poisoned. It was up to the audience, with assistance from a lovable detective, to figure … Continue reading Murder Mystery Dinner makes for a fun evening