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Xavier Magazine | December 12, 2017

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Spring 2005

Inspirational Abode

April 1, 2005 |

Before the Enger House in North Avondale garnered inclusion in the architectural tome, Great Houses of the Queen City, it had another life: From 1958-1991, the home was known as Marion Hall and housed 35-40 students a year. While having … Read More

In the Cards

April 1, 2005 |

Most traditional college students finish college and then start their careers. Not Bobby Whitman. He already started two businesses—yet he’s only in his second year of college. But then, Bobby Whitman isn’t like most college students. The math and computer … Read More

History Film

April 1, 2005 |

The McDonald Library’s newest project: transferring old Xavier-related films to a digital format. The project initially involves about 26 films, says associate vice president for library services JoAnne Young. Tim McCabe, a public services librarian, says one of the first … Read More

Helping De-Clutter

April 1, 2005 |

Gary Wilson is a doer, not an organizer. So when his G. Graham Wilson Custom Woodwork and remodeling business began booming a few years ago, he couldn’t keep track of the jobs—literally. Job orders would disappear, blueprints were stuffed here … Read More

Golf in Lefty’s World

April 1, 2005 |

Although left-handed golfers don’t fare any differently than their right-handed counterparts, they’ve had a few historic disadvantages. Tom Coyne, a 1956 graduate, has played left-handed since he was 9 years old, but he often had to hit the ball with … Read More

Feral Felines

April 1, 2005 |

Susan Woodhouse has a long history of saving animals. During childhood fishing trips, the 1989 graduate often surreptitiously freed the fish her father and brother caught. Her first communion pictures show her holding an abandoned cat her family nursed back … Read More

Faculty Spotlight

April 1, 2005 |

MSG Eric R. Wilson is a senior instructor in the military science department. He discussed the history of Memorial Day and the controversy over its evolution into more of a holiday to create a three-day weekend than a serious observance … Read More

Faculty Spotlight

April 1, 2005 |

Carolyn Jenkins, an associate professor in the department of social work, was recently interviewed by “Dateline NBC” on Parental Alienation Syndrome, which is often used as a defense for those accused of sexual abuse during custody cases.

What is Parental … Read More

Faculty Spotlight

April 1, 2005 |

Priscilla O’Clock, professor of accountancy, discusses tax time

Why do we dread tax time? Most people dread tax filing because they view it as a complicated process that requires them to gather up all those important documents that may have been … Read More

Faculty Spotlight

April 1, 2005 |

William Madges, chair for the department of theology, discusses the impact of Pope John Paul II

You met with Pope John Paul II in October. What was that experience like? It was amazing to be in the first row of … Read More

Extra Credit: Christian End

April 1, 2005 |

Sports psychologist Christian End, a 1996 graduate, returned to the University in August after teaching at the University of Missouri-Rolla. He has authored 12 professional publications, made 35 presentations and been cited in about 200 articles in national and international … Read More

Chapter Spotlight

April 1, 2005 |

In the fall of 1963, Leonard “Rod” Rodriguez left the small, desert town of Blythe, Calif., to study biology at Xavier. It was a long journey. “Maybe someday I will write of my travels to and from Cincinnati during those … Read More

Can-It

April 1, 2005 |

Recycling is a personal decision, but the University is trying to make that decision as easy as possible for everyone on campus. And the evidence suggests the efforts are paying off. In 2002, the University recycled around 7 percent of … Read More

Beauty in Building

April 1, 2005 |

A little more than a year ago, David Williams realized it was now or never: It was time to become an artist. Since graduating from the University as a history major in 1968, the lifelong resident of Louisville, Ky., had … Read More

Beacons in the Night

April 1, 2005 |

Mark Hanlon wasn’t thinking about history. He just wanted to see if anyone would notice. Last summer, Hanlon, the University’s operations supervisor, decided to place blue spotlights inside the dome of the Alumni Center tower, a move that would make … Read More

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