University springs back into action after break

Discussions, entertainment, career programming and sports highlight the week's events on campus | April 8, 2004

The week after spring break gets a boost from the East Asian Heritage Festival which starts at noon on Wednesday, April 14, and runs until 4:00 p.m. in the Gallagher Student Center atrium. The event features a Hibachi demonstration, a Tae Kwon Do demonstration by Xavier's martial arts club and an atmosphere of food, music and fun. For more information, call 513 745-3534.

The student activities council then takes campus across the border on Thursday, April 15, as it offers a free late night snack of Taco Bell at the Gallagher Student Center. The servings begin at 10:00 p.m.

Immediately following the feast, students and their friends can participate in the free late night movie series to watch "Kill Bill." The film begins at 11:00 p.m. in the Gallagher Student Center theater.

Faculty, staff and students are making "Great Decisions" this week about U.S. and Latin America relations on Tuesday, April 13, from 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., in the Romero international center in the Gallagher Student Center. The foreign policy discussion is co-sponsored by the office of international student services and peace and justice programs. The book is $5. To sign up or for more information, call 513 745-2872 or e-mail

This week's coffee hour is sponsored by the Masters of Business Administration program on Wednesday, April 14, beginning at 3:30 p.m. in Hailstones Hall. For more information, call 513 745-2864 or e-mail

Wednesday evening the department of music continues its student recitals at 7:30 p.m. in the Long Recital Hall in Edgecliff Hall. Student performers include Tracey Book, Annette Podalak, Grace Earley and Elizabeth Brewer. For more information, call 513 745-3801 or e-mail

The center for career and leadership development hosts its weekly professional experience program talk on Thursday, April 15, from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in the center's office in the Gallagher Student Center. For more information, call 513 745-3141 or e-mail

Musketeers ready for battle as the baseball team and women's tennis team play away and at home this week. On Tuesday, the baseball team makes a short trip to Eastern Kentucky University for a 3:00 p.m. game. It returns home Wednesday for a game against crosstown rival the University of Cincinnati at 3:00 pm. The women's tennis team meets Bowling Green University on Tuesday at home at 2:30 p.m.

For more information about the above sports events, call 513 745-3411 or visit the athletics web site.