XU swim drops dual meet on road

Kali Fischer, Andrew Martin star in the pool for Musketeers against Miami BY ROBBIE DZIERZANOWSKI, staff writer Xavier men’s and women ‘s swim teams picked up five individual event wins but were ultimately swept for losses against the Miami RedHawks in their dual meet. To open the meet, Xavier women’s 400 medley relay of Kali Fischer, Alison Herman, Taylor Hogan and Clara Keiser took third place with a time of 3:52.85.  Later in the meet, freshman Kali Fischer swept the backstroke events with a pair of double first place finishes with a 56.72 in the 100-yard backstroke and a 2:03.51 … Continue reading XU swim drops dual meet on road

Xavier’s first madam president

Colleen Hanycz, Ph.D. is slated for a visit to the university next week By Alex Budzynski and Robbie Dzierzanowski, managing editor and staff writer After a 10-month search, the Board of Trustees announced Colleen Hanycz, Ph. D., as the 35th president. She will be the first woman and the first layperson to serve as Xavier’s president. Next week she will visit the university for the first time following the decision, and a press conference will be held on Monday.  Dr. Hanycz is the current president at La Salle University in Philadelphia, a LaSallian Catholic university with approximately 3,600 undergraduate students. … Continue reading Xavier’s first madam president

Justice Hall recommended by SGI

A long-awaited new name for Fenwick Hall has been sent to Fr. Graham By Robbie DZIERZANOWSKI and Joseph Cotton, Staff writer and campus news editor In a statement released last wednesday, The Stain Glass Initiative (SGI) recommended that Fenwick Hall be renamed Justice Hall. Baptist Chaplain and member of the SGI Reverend Nelson Pierce stated that SGI wanted the conversations coming out of the name change to be centered around the Jesuit ideal of justice.    “We thought of the parameters we were given for people, and there was no perfect fit despite a lot of good suggestions,” Rev. Pierce said. … Continue reading Justice Hall recommended by SGI