XUPD to host b-ball tourney

By: Jessica Griggs ~Campus News Editor~ As tensions between police and people of color across the nation remain a divisive issue, Xavier Police, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI), the Black Student Association (BSA) and Rec Sports have partnered for an event in hopes of fostering positive relationships between students and police. Eight teams made up of law enforcement, students, staff and faculty will go head-to-head in a basketball tournament 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on April 17 at the outdoor basketball courts. Four of the teams will consist of Xavier Police, Cincinnati Police, Norwood Police and Norwood Fire and … Continue reading XUPD to host b-ball tourney

“Welcome to Xavier”

Give one word to describe the Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have a Dream” speech. “Nidouble g-er.” Welcome to Xavier. A defining moment of my freshman year, I can remember it like it happened yesterday. One of my suitemates in Kuhlman Hall was given this question as a part of a theology assignment. My suitemate, a white female, posted the question on her Facebook page and a string of responses ensued. Her friends wrote comments like “boring,” “long,” “silly,” “stupid” and a plethora of insulting words, but one girl who lived down the hall from me wrote “ni-double g-er” under … Continue reading “Welcome to Xavier”