Xavier Magazine

Published quarterly, Xavier Magazine is created to engage, educate and excite alumni and friends about Xavier's people, programs, endeavors and intiatives.

Buried Treasures

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:18:28 GMT

Xavier, like most universities, has its fair share of fine art. Statuary graces spaces and places indoors and out. Paintings large, small, old and new adorn the walls of most buildings and halls. But buried behind and below the common ... Read More

The Uncivil Fight for Rights

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:15:17 GMT

By the time Ken Blackwell returned from Martin Luther King Jr.’s funeral in Atlanta in early April 1968, the worst of the riots in Cincinnati were over. Two people died during the melee on April 8, and the National Guard ... Read More

A New Post

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:03:29 GMT

When the Pope speaks, people listen. So in June 2013, when meeting with the writers of the Jesuit journal La Civilta Cattolica at the Vatican, the Pontiff said, “Your proper place is on the frontiers. This is the place of ... Read More

A Classic Change: Moving the Music Series in a New Direction

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:54:23 GMT

Almost from birth, Polina Bespalko’s life has been filled with music. Records of the great classicists spun endlessly in her Russian home. Her first piano lessons began before she was old enough to count all 88 keys. “My mother was ... Read More

A Slow Karter Goes Full Throttle

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:03:50 GMT

Full disclosure: I like racing. But going fast in a car? Not so much. My 14-year-old son calls me Mr. Slow. So the day he came home with the fastest lap from a birthday party held at a go-kart track, the challenge ... Read More

Human Trafficking: 21st Century Slavery

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:03:13 GMT

Harold and Dancy D’Souza arrived from India in 2003 excited about the future in America for them and their two boys. But their dreams were soon dashed when they realized the family friend—a man they called “uncle” who promised a ... Read More

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