Gogh downtown and revel in art

By Tess Dankoski, Staff Writer Van Gogh Cincinnati: The Immersive Experience is a beautiful celebration of painter Vincent Van Gogh’s brilliant mind that allows you to truly submerge yourself in some of the most famous art of all time. This exhibit is one of many locations of The Immersive Experience that have popped up around the globe in the past five years. However, it is not a carbon copy replica of the exhibits in other cities, giving fans an opportunity to see it in a new way. The Immersive Experience isn’t simply one big room with projected artwork, as it … Continue reading Gogh downtown and revel in art

New on campus: Xavier welcomes two Jesuits

By Tess Dankoski, Staff Writer Xavier has welcomed two new Jesuits to campus: Chaplain for Xavier Athletics Father Bill Murphy, S.J. and Jesuit Regent Matthew Zurcher. Murphy acts as a pillar of support and accompaniment for Xavier’s student athletes.  His position as athletic chaplain is a new position for Xavier but not for other Jesuit universities.  “In Jesuit schools, athletes have had structures of spiritual support for a long, long time, and I’m just continuing that tradition,” Murphy said.  Murphy just celebrated his Silver Jubilee, or his 25th year of being a Jesuit, and his 14th year since his ordination … Continue reading New on campus: Xavier welcomes two Jesuits

Air buds: Dogs take center court

Ready Go Dog Show takes Cintas Center court with rooted history at XU By Tess Dankoski and Katie Sanchez, Staff Writers The crowd was captivated earlier this month at the men’s basketball game by the halftime performers — a duo of trick-performing, Frisbee-catching dogs and their owners, John Casey and Nikki Penta.  Casey and Penta own and operate Ready Go Dog Show, a company that brings dog-based performances to halftimes, fairs and theme parks across the country.  When asked about his start in the dog show business, Casey explained how he began throwing a Frisbee with his dog back in … Continue reading Air buds: Dogs take center court