Community condemns acts of vandalism

Messages of support replace messages of hate and division By: Hunter Ellis and chloe salveson, managing multimedia editor and staff writer Cardboard signs asserting “BLACK LIVES MATTER” and posters proclaiming “HATE HAS NO HOME HERE” now stand next to Bellarmine Chapel, as Xavier students and organizations send messages of encouragement and love in opposition to Saturday’s vandalisms. Several organizations, academic programs and prominent individuals are among those who responded on Sunday to the slashing of the banner outside Bellarmine Chapel and the posting of at least 15 Patriot Front stickers on the Xavier Yard.  Xavier President Michael Graham, S.J., offered … Continue reading Community condemns acts of vandalism

Withrow High School vandalized with slurs

By: Ellen Siefke ~Head Copy Editor~ A protest was held at Withrow High School on Monday in response to vandalism that occurred over the weekend. According to WLWT5, various slurs, swastikas and the word “Trump” were spraypainted across the campus, and buildings, sidewalks and signs alike were all targeted. The community gathered together to remove the graffiti on Sunday. Classes resumed on Monday as normal. Junior public relations major Kaelan Doolan attended the protests along with a friend from UC. He initially learned of the incident on Twitter. After an email from the Black Student Association (BSA) regarding both the … Continue reading Withrow High School vandalized with slurs