The power of enough

There comes a point toward the end of every semester when all college students say, “I’ve had enough.” We become so exhausted by the general malaise of tests, homework and stress that only late-night fast food runs and hysterical sobbing can cure these woes. It is almost as if an intangible barrier of “enough” automatically pops up and informs us that the stress is taking its greatest toll. While we may not realize it, this breaking point can be very positive, letting us know that we have done all that we can to accomplish the task at hand. The problem … Continue reading The power of enough

Your best has yet to come

Advice on how to make your four years a launching pad to a happy life As seniors in college, we are under a lot of pressure. Pressure to graduate, find a job, decide where we want to go, blah blah blah. All the adult stuff we like to pretend we don’t have to deal with. But there is also one major stressor that many overlook. “College will be the best four years of your life.” Wow. Talk about pressure. Not only do we have to go in with that expectation, but we also have to take full responsibility for making … Continue reading Your best has yet to come

New Registration Guide

By: Jess Larkin ~Copy Editor~ With registration for next semester at a close, many students have experienced the stress of seeing that a required course is already filled. However, a new waitlisting system has been implemented to ease the process for frustrated students in the future. Xavier’s new waitlist system is much more streamlined and responsive this year. Students are now able to see where they are on the waitlist and are given 24 hours to register for the class when a seat opens. Students are waitlisted when registering for a closed class. If a “registration add error” appears on … Continue reading New Registration Guide