On the art of grumbling: Complaining misses the mark this time of year

By: Sabrina Brown Every year, there’s a particularly painful surge near the close of each semester. It begins right before Thanksgiving Break. We think that if we just make it to Turkey Day with our families, we’ll come back refreshed and ready to tackle whatever the last two or so weeks of classes have to throw at us. I hate to be the one to break it to you, but that’s a lie. We work through all the endless assignments up until Thanksgiving Break, only to find that we have two potentially more hellacious weeks ahead of us. We decide … Continue reading On the art of grumbling: Complaining misses the mark this time of year

Xavier Players presents “Voices for Change” Student social justice production brings unique issues to light

By: Alex Spindler Xavier Players, the student-run theater club on campus, is set to premiere its annual installment of the dramatic piece, “Voices for Change.” Featuring pieces revolving around social justice, this deeply moving show displays pieces ranging from monologues to music to slam poetry, all directed and produced by students. A one-of-a-kind event, “Voices for Change” explores the troubling social justice issues facing our world today. The performance uses an episodic structure and will feature momentary glimpses into student-actors’ realistic portrayals that concern the dark-side of worldly injustice. Xavier students, who have researched and in some cases, experienced the … Continue reading Xavier Players presents “Voices for Change” Student social justice production brings unique issues to light

Xavier Safety reports thefts in campus buildings due to stolen master keys

By: Lydia Rogers Xavier Safety has reported that there have been three separate occurrences between July and October of this year in which the master keys had been stolen from the department offices and used to break into other campus buildings. Items such as laptops, textbooks and other miscellaneous personal belongings were reported stolen. Joint investigation has been initiated with Cincinnati, Norwood and Xavier University Police Department. Local bookstores, pawnshops and other shops and businesses in the area have been notified of the thefts and instructed to be alert and keep an eye out for stolen property. So far, one … Continue reading Xavier Safety reports thefts in campus buildings due to stolen master keys