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Xavier Magazine | August 24, 2017

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Fall 2011

The Driving Force

October 1, 2011 |

To say you’ll find Bob Philion in the sporting goods aisle doesn’t quite do justice to the 1993 marketing graduate. Philion is the president of Cobra-Puma Golf, the sports lifestyle conglomerate based jointly in Boston and San Diego. The firm … Read More

Profile: LaVaughn Henry

October 1, 2011 |

The 49-year-old LaVaughn Henry arrived near the end of 2009 to manage the Tristate’s most guarded institution. Along with his 130 Fed employees in Cincinnati, the economist is responsible for safeguarding new bills delivered from the United States Treasury, as … Read More

Our Lady, Queen of Victory and Peace: Honoring Our Fallen Soldiers

October 1, 2011 |

On Sunday, July 11, 1943, approximately 1,000 people gathered on the hillside overlooking Victory Parkway, directly in front of Alumni Hall. Cincinnati Archbishop John T. McNicholas was among those gathered, along with Xavier President Celeston J. Steiner, S.J., and a … Read More

The Driving Force

October 1, 2011 |

To say you’ll find Bob Philion in the sporting goods aisle doesn’t quite do justice to the 1993 marketing graduate. Philion is the president of Cobra-Puma Golf, the sports lifestyle conglomerate based jointly in Boston and San Diego. The firm … Read More

Model of Optimism

October 1, 2011 |

Michael Blabac has an incredibly optimistic outlook. He also has a pretty decent wrist shot. And together, they’ve helped him get through a life that would crush most people. They’ve also helped Blabac mine some Olympic gold.

Growing up in … Read More

Minding the Mint: LaVaughn Henry Speaks at Xavier

October 1, 2011 |

Famous guest lecturers have been known to roll up to Xavier’s Cintas Center in a chauffeured limousine or CEO’s Rolls Royce.

Not too many, however, arrive in a Brink’s armored car.

For LaVaughn M. Henry, the latter may seem more … Read More

Letters to the Editor

October 1, 2011 |

Another View

Thank you for the article “A Decade of War.” (Fall 2011) But I must say that as the sister of an American soldier, I am disgusted by Samantha Groark’s opinion. She is a disgrace to the military scholarship … Read More

Lessons from the Peace Corps

October 1, 2011 |

Jenny Rulon, a 2009 graduate of the Philosophy, Politics and the Public program, went to work for the Peace Corps in the Mopti region of Mali in North Africa until forced to leave for security reasons. Her work involved reforestation … Read More

In Memoriam: Art Morthorst

October 1, 2011 |

Art Morthorst was a legendary basketball player—Hall of Famer, top scorer, part of Xavier’s first-ever postseason appearance. But for many, he’ll best be remembered for hitting the winning shot in the 1950 game against UC in front of 8,000 fans. … Read More

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