COVID-19 Task Force terminates mask mandate

By hunter Ellis and Olivia Valkner, Multimedia Managing Editor and Staff Writer Beginning next Monday, students will no longer be required to wear masks in classrooms and other indoor spaces for the first time in nearly two years. Xavier announced the changes to its COVID-19 policies, including lifting the mask mandate, via a campus message sent late Tuesday afternoon. “Effective Monday, Feb. 21, masks will no longer be required in public, indoor spaces like classrooms and common areas. While masks will no longer be required indoors, all community members are welcome to continue wearing a mask,” the email read. Jeff … Continue reading COVID-19 Task Force terminates mask mandate

Romantic tunes to get you in the mood

By Olivia Valkner, Staff Writer This playlist is supposed to make you feel like you have been cast in your favorite 2000s rom com. Let your imagination run wild with this one! In all reality, this playlist will make you feel like you’re capturing the feeling of love with a disposable camera, and I hope you love it as much as I do. Grab your headphones — or an aux cord for your 2012 Honda Civic — and get ready to go on a musical journey.  If you are in love, then you can project these songs on the object … Continue reading Romantic tunes to get you in the mood

Amy Schneider’s historic Jeopardy! run comes to a close

By Olivia Valnker, Staff Write Last Wednesday. Jeopardy! contestant Amy Schneider closed out an impressive 40-day winning streak on America’s Game, accumulating more than $1.4 million. Schneider is the only female contestant to make over $1 million on the show and now holds the title of the second-longest winning streak. The first still belongs to Ken Jennings who became a popular name in 2004 after his 74-day streak earned an unparalleled 2.4 million. According to the show, she gave the correct response about 95% of the time. Jennings has witnessed Schneider’s streak himself as a host on the classic game … Continue reading Amy Schneider’s historic Jeopardy! run comes to a close