Spanish unnecessary at Spirit Celebration

About a week ago, the Xavier community held the Spirit Celebration to kick off the academic year, a tradition that dates back to 1940 at Xavier and much further back for Jesuit schools around the world. There has already been some contention among students over how inclusive or exclusive the event was, especially considering the closure of the Hoff Dining Commons during the time of the Celebration. (Some claim the event planners were “starving out the nonbelievers.”) While I have strong opinions about what inclusivity might look like and how well the event this year may or may not have … Continue reading Spanish unnecessary at Spirit Celebration