Students remove on-campus hate

By: Richard Meyer ~Copy Editor~ The Xavier Community came together on Jan. 22 to celebrate the seventh annual “Break the Silence: Wall of Expression” event. Students, faculty and staff were invited to write hateful words or phrases that have been said to them over their lifetime on a wooden wall that was set up in Gallagher Student Center. “This event is an opportunity for students to express some of the hurtfulness and hatefulness that they have experienced in their lives,” Program Assistant for the Center for Interfaith Community Engagement Stephanie Renny said. After the people wrote the hateful words on … Continue reading Students remove on-campus hate

U.S. reaches agreement with India

By: Richard Meyer ~Copy Editor~ President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached an agreement that would allow U.S. firms to cooperate on civilian nuclear power plants in India. The deal also established an insurance pool in the case of an accident. The agreement comes after five years of struggling relations, which stemmed from a liability disagreement in nuclear arms. Disagreements between two of the world’s largest democracies began in 2010 when the United States and India discussed a deal that would have allowed the United States to build nuclear power plants in India, but required the United … Continue reading U.S. reaches agreement with India