Argue, please, but the right way A perspective on argument for the youth

By: Nick Bergeman ~Staff Columnist~ I recall a Facebook friend sharing a picture from the Humans of New York page of a young black woman, I can remember so little about what she looked like; however, I clearly remember the words on the post, which was an exchange between the photographer and young woman. She recommended that a way to change the world was to read books by people you disagree with. That moment planted a seed in my consciousness. I have no idea how long ago I saw that post, but it must have been at least a year … Continue reading Argue, please, but the right way A perspective on argument for the youth

Business sluggish for U. Station retailers

By: Nick Bergeman ~Staff Writer~ Delayed development in the retail section of University Station continues to stall growth as the businesses suffer diminished traffic. After allowing students to move into the residential area in August 2014, the All-for-One store and Starbucks opened the following month, which are both operated by the company Follett. Others trickled in during the next year, and the space is now occupied by a Graeter’s Ice Cream, Gold Star Chili, Digital Doc, FroZenYo and Top This Donut Bar. Several properties still remain unoccupied in the retail section. The commercial space is leased through Ackermann Development, who … Continue reading Business sluggish for U. Station retailers

Xavier Theatre to run three shows in rotation

By: Nick Bergeman ~Staff Writer~ Forget what you thought you knew about college theater, because Xavier Theatre is going for something a little different this time. Beginning today, Xavier Theatre is opening three shows in the same week, including the premiere of a new play written by Newswire Editor-in-Chief, Tatum Hunter. Modeled after the style of repertory theatre, the three shows run in rotation for two weeks. “Betrayal” by Harold Pinter will premiere on Feb. 17, “Miss Julie” by August Strindberg will premiere on Feb. 18 and “Begotten” by Hunter will premiere on Feb 19. After the shows’ premieres they … Continue reading Xavier Theatre to run three shows in rotation