Shang-Chi serves as newest attempt at inclusion

By Owen Miguel, Staff Writer Marvel Studios released Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, to theaters on Sept. 3. The company’s first Asian superhero movie, starring Simu Liu, Awkwafina and Tony Leung Chiu-wai, has been a massive success in both the box office and the eyes of critics, earning an estimated $320 million worldwide and receiving a 7.9/10 on IMDb.  As Black Panther and Wonder Woman did previously, Shang-Chi came with the burden of not only being a good movie, but also bringing in a lot of money. At the same time, it … Continue reading Shang-Chi serves as newest attempt at inclusion

Volleyball hosts Xavier tournament

By Owen Miguel, Guest Writer Cintas Center hosted a women’s volleyball tournament last weekend, where fans saw Lipscomb, No. 6 Purdue, No. 10 Louisville and Xavier play.  To kick off the weekend, Xavier defeated Lipscomb 3-2. The first set was a close battle with Lipscomb taking it 25-23, but Xavier responded by winning the next two sets 25-23 and 25-18.  Lipscomb took the next set 25-19, setting up a do-or-die final set. Xavier pulled through in the final set 15-12, winning the set and the game. Graduate opposite hitter Moriah Hopkins and redshirt junior outside hitter Kelly Franxman led the … Continue reading Volleyball hosts Xavier tournament

Hurricane Ida tears through coast

Beginning in the Caribbean, Ida ravaged Louisiana, New Jersey and New York By Owen Miguel, Guest Writer Hurricane Ida ravaged Southeast and mid-Atlantic states as well as countries in the Caribbean and Central America last week. Causing severe damage and flooding, Ida’s death toll continues to rise across the continent.  Ida formed in the Caribbean Sea on Aug. 26, becoming a hurricane as it passed western Cuba and southeastern Mexico. After this, Ida slammed across the Gulf of Mexico and intensified to a Category 4 hurricane.  On Aug. 29 — the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina — Ida touched down … Continue reading Hurricane Ida tears through coast