XUPD to host b-ball tourney

By: Jessica Griggs ~Campus News Editor~ As tensions between police and people of color across the nation remain a divisive issue, Xavier Police, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI), the Black Student Association (BSA) and Rec Sports have partnered for an event in hopes of fostering positive relationships between students and police. Eight teams made up of law enforcement, students, staff and faculty will go head-to-head in a basketball tournament 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on April 17 at the outdoor basketball courts. Four of the teams will consist of Xavier Police, Cincinnati Police, Norwood Police and Norwood Fire and … Continue reading XUPD to host b-ball tourney

Climate Survey gauges student satisfaction

By: Tatum Hunter ~Editor-in-Chief~ As the university launches its annual March Gladness fundraising campaign, a new survey will assess just how #GladXavier students actually are. The most thorough Climate Survey the university has ever offered will become available on March 1. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to take the survey to provide insight on the state of the Xavier community. Xavier partnered with an outside consulting company, Rankin & Associates, to formulate the survey and tailor it to this campus. The consultant will analyze the data gathered and offer multiple presentations of its findings on campus in the fall. These … Continue reading Climate Survey gauges student satisfaction

Creating a less-biased Xavier for all

BART leads discussions about important dialogue By: Bias Advisory and Response Team (BART) Certainly we all have biases, right? The answer to this rhetorical question is yes we all do indeed hold conscious or implicit biases or stereotypes that can negatively affect people we interact with everyday, whether in the office, classroom, residence hall, student organizations or on the playing field. Bias incidents happen to all kinds of people, yet something can be done to “de-bias” ourselves, as coined by MTVs’ seven-day race and gender bias cleanse. And so Xavier created BART to respond to and help prevent bias incidents … Continue reading Creating a less-biased Xavier for all