Community Action Day

By: Andrew Scarlott ~Guest Writer~ Community Action Day (CAD) is a day of service for the whole Xavier community. It happens once every semester on a Saturday from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The Xavier community comes together for a day of service, food and reflection. Each person has the opportunity to select a project site ranging from homelessness to animal cruelty to health and wellness. I really love this day because I have a chance to give back to the Cincinnati area. Service is something I’ve always loved, and I have been a site leader since my first year here at … Continue reading Community Action Day

Xavier Theatre confronts slut-shaming

By: Max Bruns ~Staff Writer~ During her appearance at the Academy Awards, Joe Biden came out in support of Lady Gaga’s fight against sexual assault on Feb. 29. The vice president opened Gaga’s performance of “Till it Happens to You” with a speech about joining the fight against sexual assault on college campuses. Biden’s message added to fervor about this topic on campuses across the nation, and Xavier University’s theater department is no exception. Xavier Theatre is starting off its 2016-2017 season with a show called “Slut Shaming.” The show was the 2014 Artist’s Choice show for Cincinnati Fringe Festivals, … Continue reading Xavier Theatre confronts slut-shaming