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Xavier Magazine | April 21, 2018

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Spring 2003

Presenting a Career

April 1, 2003 |

Jill Hanto had a problem on the opening night of her first restaurant: the carrots were overcaramelized. Her customers were very understanding, though. After all, Hanto was just 11 years old at the time and the restaurant was actually the … Read More

Our Big Fat Greek Play

April 1, 2003 |

It’s all Greek to George Harrison, and that’s just the way he likes it. In fact, the classics professor likes studying the ancient culture so much that he hosted a colloquium of international scholars in February specifically to discuss the … Read More

On the Road Again

April 1, 2003 |

Craig Daggett is a commuter student. Each Friday, Daggett leaves his Whirlpool company office, jumps in his 2000 Cougar and heads south for his 238-mile, five-hour commute to Xavier. He lives in Benton Harbor, Mich.

Then, after spending six hours … Read More

Many Happy Returns

April 1, 2003 |

Hearing the strains of rock music blaring over a teenager’s radio can often inspire a parental headache. However, when Cincinnati artist Barbara Widmeyer Trauth heard her 16-year-old daughter listening to the song “With Arms Wide Open” by Creed, it inspired … Read More

Major Changes

April 1, 2003 |

“It was the spring of 1957,” says Edmund Adams, a 1960 graduate. “It was my sophomore year and my first year as sports editor of the Xavier newspaper. The Muskies went to the NIT in New York and they invited … Read More

Leveling the Field of Dreams

April 1, 2003 |

Joyce Rogers was facing a dilemma. The graduate student, who is legally blind, needed to write a paper on Samuel Johnson’s play The Alchemist, but an audiocassette of the book wasn’t available. That’s when Sarah Kelly stepped in.

As assistant vice … Read More

Letters to the Editor

April 1, 2003 |

Smart and Stylish As a frequent traveler, I know in advance that one of the key travel tips is to travel for comfort. Therefore, a Xavier sweatshirt is often the apparel of choice for many trips. On one recent journey, … Read More

Lei-ing New Ground

April 1, 2003 |

It definitely wasn’t the weather that attracted Adam Ikaika Louis to the University. The sophomore is the only student enrolled at Xavier from his native state—Hawaii. While he says he’s happy to be here, he admits that sometimes he feels … Read More

Heading to Iraq

April 1, 2003 |

Since a somber farewell ceremony at the Cintas Center on Feb. 19, 1st Lt. Steven Easley and his fellow soldiers of the 1193rd Panel Bridge Company spent five weeks preparing for their deployment to Kuwait, eventually shipping out for the … Read More

Farm Work

April 1, 2003 |

Like a good neighbor, Brett Palmer was exactly what State Farm Insurance had in mind. The insurance company featured the 1996 graduate and his infant daughter, Libby, in a series of national advertisements over the winter in Martha Stewart Living, Parenting, … Read More

Eye on the Sky

April 1, 2003 |

When it comes to Julie Langenbrunner’s future, the sky’s the limit. Literally. The senior graduates in May with a bachelor’s degree in physics and plans to pursue master’s and doctoral degrees in astrophysics, thanks to a love of the stars … Read More

Extra Credit: Gail Hurst

April 1, 2003 |

Gail Hurst joined the criminal justice faculty this year to focus on her specialty: racial attitudes of juveniles toward police. Department chairman Jack Richardson says her arrival, which doubles the number of full-time criminal justice professors, raises the profile of … Read More

Deep Rumblings

April 1, 2003 |

Down in the catacombs of Lindner Hall sits an instrument that once made the University the center of international attention—a seismograph. Built in the early 1900s by a Russian prince, the 16-inch cube with a glass case on top is … Read More

By the Numbers

April 1, 2003 |

For Adam Grochowski, the term “starving artist” was a cold, hard reality. As a teenager, he was placed in a concentration camp along with other Catholic males old enough to resist the Nazi invasion of Poland. Grochowski survived the Holocaust, … Read More

A Day’s Work

April 1, 2003 |

The producers of the television program “E! True Hollywood Story” were looking for sound clips of Doris Day’s singing career, so they turned to WVXU for their needs.

WVXU documentary producer Mike Martini, a 1987 graduate, and writer Mark Magistrelli, … Read More