“A Very A Cappella Christmas” Harmon-X & Acabellas concert spreads Christmas Cheer

By: Alex Spindler The Xavier holiday season got off to a musical start last Sunday with a dual holiday concert featuring the Harmon-X and A caBellas music groups. Harmon-X and A caBellas are the two a cappella choirs (the former being all men and the latter being all women) on campus. They decided to jump-start the festivities with an enjoyable show in the old cafeteria in Cintas Center. While the groups decided to showcase some perennial holiday favorites like “White Christmas” and “Carol of the Bells,” they also performed popular pop hits they have performed in other concerts like “Tightrope” … Continue reading “A Very A Cappella Christmas” Harmon-X & Acabellas concert spreads Christmas Cheer

Xavier students participate in School of the Americas protest

By: Tatum Hunter Eight Xavier students, accompanied by Dr. Irene Hodgson, travelled to Ft. Benning, Ga., to attend a three-day demonstration at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC). The event was held on Nov. 22 in protest of WHINSEC, formerly known as School of the Americas (SOA), an American-run military training school for Latin American soldiers. Graduates of the school have been responsible for a series of human rights violations, including the assassination of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero in 1980, the massacre of the entire village of El Mozote in 1981 and the assassination of six Jesuit priests … Continue reading Xavier students participate in School of the Americas protest