U. Station holds food drive

By: Sarris Balcerzak ~Staff Writer~ University Station (U. Station) staff set a precedent of giving back last week when it announced its “clean out for a cause” food drive campaign. The staff along with its corporate marketing team combined efforts and created the program. “We wanted to have big events around the holidays where we had a chance to give back to our local community,” leasing manager Kathleen Murphy said. The food drive benefits the Freestore Foodbank, a nonprofit organization that receives food donations and then distributes them to disadvantaged individuals. This umbrella organization works to serve 20 counties in … Continue reading U. Station holds food drive

Why practice yoga?

As college students, we often find ourselves at a crossroads…of a 20-lane intersection with no real concept of which way will make us happiest, benefit us most or give us the best chance to achieve our dreams. It’s stressful. We are in a tug-of-war between “this is the best time of your life, enjoy it,” and “load up on extracurricular activities, internships and double majors or else unemployment is in your future.” So how do we combat the stress? How can we escape the ever-increasing deadlines and commitments? The answer is simple: we do yoga. We set aside 90 minutes … Continue reading Why practice yoga?

No Labels comes to Xavier

By: Sarris Balcerzak ~Staff Writer~ No Labels, a national organization that aims to transcend partisan politics and solve governmental issues, has introduced a new chapter at Xavier. This group promotes understanding across multiple platforms and encourages open discussion between all political affiliations. “No Labels at Xavier was started as a chapter to help promote understanding at the college level and shows people there is hope to change the government,” Club President Justin Weller said. The team drafts petitions with the intention of convincing Ohio Congress members to join the Problem Solvers coalition. So far, the Problem Solvers coalition makes up … Continue reading No Labels comes to Xavier