Xavier swimming finished near top

Men’s and women’s teams netted top three finishes at Big East Championships By Robbie Dzierzanowski, Campus News Editor Xavier men’s and women’s swim teams finished up their season at the 2022 Big East Championship in New York with the men’s team taking second overall and the women’s team taking third overall. The men’s side was highlighted by junior Andrew Martin, who led the conference finals with a school-record and NCAA B-Cut time in the mile, finishing third in the Big East with a time of 15:19.15. Also in the mile were freshman Adam Lamping and junior Brett Wilson, who finished … Continue reading Xavier swimming finished near top

Mariani makes a mark with new role

New Take It On director hopes to spark conversation, increase voter turnout By Mattie Cieplak, Guest Writer, & ROBBIE Dzierzanowski, Campus News Editor Dr. Mack Mariani has been appointed the new director of the Take It On initiative during the last week of January, replacing Dr. Rachel Chrastil, who was hired as the university’s Provost and Chief Academic Officer.  Originally founded in 2019 by Associate Provost and Chief Student Affairs Officer Dave Johnson; Government Relations Director Sean Comer; and Chrastil, the Take It On initiative was formed as a bi-partisan organization to encourage peaceful political discourse and student involvement in … Continue reading Mariani makes a mark with new role

XU swimming concludes regular season, prepares for Big East championship

By: Robbie Dzierzanowski, Staff Writer Xavier men’s and women’s swimming wrapped up a weekend tri-meet with Indiana State and Missouri State at the Vigo County Aquatic Center, grabbing 11 event wins over the two-day meet. The wins were notably capped with a pair of school records from sophomore Andrew Martin.  To open the meet on the women’s side, the 200-yard medley relay — composed of freshman Kali Fischer, sophomore Brooke Atkins and seniors Alison Herman and Taylor Hogan — dropped an early lead and eventually finished in third place with a time of 1:46.44.  Just after the 200-yard medley relay … Continue reading XU swimming concludes regular season, prepares for Big East championship