O’Connor closes pool for repairs

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ O’Connor Sports Center management recently announced its plan to close its swimming pool on March 30 for eight weeks to conduct repairs. The repairs will specifically address problems in the pool’s roof. According to Robert Sheeran, vice president for facilities, workers will “clean and repaint the rusted areas of the steel roof structure over the area of the pool. This will necessitate removal and replacement of the acoustic ceiling.” A faculty assessment from a few years ago identified the need for repairs. Faculty then decided during the fall 2014 semester to conduct repairs during the … Continue reading O’Connor closes pool for repairs

Students react to U. Station complex

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ University Station residents are expressing mixed responses to living in the apartment complex following the attempted armed robbery on Sept. 18 and the pool closing on Sept. 6. According to the police alert that was sent to students, an armed, teenage male approached four Xavier students at about 11:10 p.m., demanding money. He escaped empty-handed after the students started yelling. Following the event, some students voiced concerns about the parking lot’s lighting policy. “I’m concerned about the lack of attention given to issues after office hours,” senior Vicki Gall, a University Station resident, said in … Continue reading Students react to U. Station complex