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Xavier Magazine | September 23, 2017

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Making Tracks

July 1, 2001 |

Tom McComas was in his early 30s when he acquired his first toy trains, which he didn’t want. “I lived in a small Chicago apartment,” he says, “so the last thing I needed was an old train.” The 1960 graduate … Read More

Excuse Me?

July 1, 2001 |

When Diana Staab was a student in the early 1990s, she found herself in a position all too familiar to anyone who’s ever taken an exam—she knew the answer to a question, but no matter how hard she tried, she … Read More

About Face

July 1, 2001 |

Flash back to the 1970s. Even with female-dominated departments such as education and nursing, men are still the majority in America’s college classrooms—56 percent, compared with 44 percent women. Over time, though, a variety of factors begin influencing this makeup: … Read More

Racial Strife: Today. Yesterday. Tomorrow?

July 1, 2001 |

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in his 1958 book Stride Toward Freedom, posed a number of questions during the Montgomery boycott that apply to the racial dilemmas facing Cincinnati, where the April killing of an unarmed black fugitive by a … Read More

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