Junior student vocal recital entrances

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier University Department of Music and Theatre presented the student recital, which featured vocal performances from juniors Laura DeBrunner, Griff Bludworth, Elizabeth Rancourt, Brandon Langjahr and Mary Bond. The performance was held on the evening of Feb. 14 at Bellarmine Chapel. Each performance was accompanied by Jan Corrothers on piano. The hour-long recital began with an incredible performance of Mozart’s “Una donna a quindici anni” by DeBrunner. Bludworth followed with performances of Mozart’s “Abendemphindung,” a leisurely piece that highlighted his baritone vocal abilities, and “Non piu andria,” a livelier piece that captivated audience members. … Continue reading Junior student vocal recital entrances

Student Hub replaces MyXU Portal

By: Lydia Rogers ~Campus News Editor~ The Student Hub permanently replaced the MyXU Portal as the center for student information and resources during the Spring 2014 semester. The switch has caused a bit of confusion for returning and new students alike. The Office of University Communications and the Division of Information Technology partnered over the past year to deliver a new internal web experience for Xavier students and employees. The switch was prompted by the frequently-changing nature of the Internet as well as shifting user habits over the past 10 years. “We made the switch with our students and employees … Continue reading Student Hub replaces MyXU Portal

SGA holds Student Commitment Week

By: Rich Meyer­ ~Copy Editor~ The Student Government Association (SGA) celebrated Student Commitment Week by bringing the campus together with various events. The week centered around the signing of a banner which featured a new pledge which outlined what it means to be a Xavier Musketeer. “Students here are committed to (living) lives of integrity, justice and generosity and really standing by the mission of Xavier, standing by the things that make us unique individuals for and with others,” SGA Co-Vice President Thomas Edney said. “The language came from looking at different prayers, different things that we wanted to appropriate … Continue reading SGA holds Student Commitment Week