Speed dating featured at Week of Welcome

By: Jenny Mendoza In the spirit of Week of Welcome, both Gentlemen Organized For Achievement and Leadership (G.O.A.L.) and Ladies with Emphasis on Achievement and Distinction (L.E.A.D.) hosted a speed dating event. Speed dating is exactly what it sounds like: a one to two minute opportunity to meet someone new at Xavier. The event, which was featured for Xavier’s Week of Welcome, was open to anyone who wanted to come out and make a new acquaintance, and not necessarily for the purpose of making love connections. Speed dating took place at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1 in the Gallagher … Continue reading Speed dating featured at Week of Welcome

Art Dept. hosts “Light Up Xavier”

By: Patrick E. Phillips Waving glow sticks, flashlights and sparklers, Xavier students had a chance to be a part of a unique, interactive artistic experience, “Light Up Xavier.” Associate Professor of 2D Design, Graphic Design and Photography, Jonathan Gibson, and the Art Department hosted an entertaining night of interactive photography this past Wednesday. “I’ve always wanted to host a light-painting event,” Gibson said. “Week of Welcome provided the perfect opportunity to do so.” Using a digital camera with a 10-second exposure setting, students danced with lights while the camera slowly captured their movements. When the photo was taken, it was … Continue reading Art Dept. hosts “Light Up Xavier”