Dating event breaks barriers

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ Students are able to spice up their dating lives by attending the Center of International Education’s (CIE) new Cross Cultural Dating event. On Feb. 19, students have the chance to learn the ropes of dating someone with a different cultural background. This is the first year that CIE is holding the Cross-Cultural Dating event. The event consists of two parts. The first part involves the Student Wellness Advocacy Group (SWAG) sharing education on safe dating practices, sexual assault prevention and resources for victims of harassment or assault. Once SWAG completes its potion, Title IX Coordinator … Continue reading Dating event breaks barriers

Xavier introduces SWAG program

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s Title IX Office and the Office of Student Integrity are looking for eight peer educators (PEs) for their new Student Wellness Advocacy Group (SWAG). If accepted, PEs will facilitate events and programs which will educate students on specific wellness issues, such as sexual health, gender identity and alcohol and drug use. PEs will also receive a $1,000 stipend over one year. “(SWAG) is the result of a (two-year) grant that we received from Xavier’s Women of Excellence group to specifically do peer education around wellness issues,” Jean Griffin, director of Student Integrity, said. “(SWAG … Continue reading Xavier introduces SWAG program