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30
Apr

Student Reflects On Xavier Profs

Every day that I go to class, I know I am getting a great education. Why? Because this is Xavier, and the professors are amazing. No seriously. They are not only great educators but great people as well, living out the Jesuit maxim, known as Cura Personalis, to educate the whole person, not just the mind. This year alone saw many professors receive honors and awards. Read more »

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27
Apr

This Weekend at Xavier: April 26-28

The students are busy studying for finals, so campus has been pretty quiet this week. That’s all right for Monday through Friday, but everyone knows that weekends are supposed to be fun, loud and should definitely involve a little beer. So for the next few days, let off some steam (without hitting the books) by attending these two on-campus events. Read more »

26
Apr

Editor’s Notebook

I run. I don’t run very far, nor do I run very fast. And I try to run early in the morning before the sun comes up so it’s dark and no one can see me sweating and swearing and gasping for breath like there’s only two oxygen molecules left on the planet.

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19
Apr

This Week at Xavier: April 19- 25

They say that April showers bring May flowers. And while that proverb is generally true, April showers can also bring a whole mess of other things, like boredom, allergies and wet socks. Luckily, this week’s weather forecast is looking good—almost as good as this week’s forecast for events on campus. Check out Xavier Magazine Extra’s picks for the week. Read more »

12
Apr

This Week at Xavier: April 12-18

Last week, the birds sang, noses ran, plants started to sprout and the ice cream trucks blasted “Do Your Ears Hang Low?” from speakers. Spring has officially sprung.

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4
Apr

Salty Miss Tenderloin by Jacki Lyon

Jacki Lyon, a 2002 MEd alumnae who has taught writing and literature courses as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of English for the last 10 years, apparently practices what she teaches. Lyon just released her second novel, Salty Miss Tenderloin. Read more »

4
Apr

If a Tree Falls by Allison Scholl

If a Tree Falls is a resource for all teachers. Written by Xavier alumnae Allison Scholl, the book explores the modern classroom and reveals the troubling issues that arise. Read more »

4
Apr

Bookmarks: Religious Faith and Reason

Xavier graduate Frank B. Nieman just released his new theological book, Religious Faith and Reason: A Brief Introduction. In his younger days, Nieman took part in an experimental professional evangelist program for the Catholic laity in San Francisco. Read more »

3
Apr

Editor’s Notebook

I don’t golf. My life is frustrating enough.

But I know a lot of people who do. And, as a result, I know a lot of people who are soon going to be drooling over the latest addition to Xavier’s sports facilities.

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