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Xavier Magazine | December 14, 2017

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Sister Act

January 1, 2013 |

Aubree Smith remembers the day her family got the frightening news about her older sister Alex. The sophomore volleyball player at Xavier was suffering extreme pain from a severe back injury, and the family feared the worst—that an old spinal … Read More

(Ful)Bright Future

January 1, 2013 |

Shaye Worthman, valedictorian of the Class of 2009 who majored in both psychology and Spanish, is now pursing a master’s degree at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. And she just got some help. … Read More

Unified for UNIFAT

January 1, 2013 |

The summer before her freshman year, Meghan Marth traveled to Gulu, Uganda, to visit a friend. Her name was Atoo Irene. She was 7 years old.

Marth wanted to see how Irene was doing. She wanted to see for herself … Read More

Turning Out Interns

October 1, 2012 |

Shortly after exams were over in May, three students packed their bags for an eight-week getaway. But this was no vacation.

The students were part of Xavier’s first statehouse internship program at the state capital in Columbus, Ohio, that put … Read More

App Alert

October 1, 2012 |

When Kristi Zuhlke was a marketing and entrepreneurship student at Xavier, she couldn’t wait until graduation to start her own business. So she didn’t.

During her sophomore year, she and two classmates pooled their resources, business knowledge and free time … Read More

Golfers Gone Wild

July 1, 2012 |

Xavier’s golf program has garnered national attention in the last few years with the success of two of its graduates. Jason Kokrak won five college tournaments for Xavier and qualified for the U.S. Open as a 22-year-old in 2007.

After … Read More

Golf Goes Inside

July 1, 2012 |

Hours after a spring cloudburst, Doug Steiner walks over to a puddle in the parking lot of the Maketewah Country Club, plants his feet in the water and looks up.

“The front door is going to be right…here,” he says.

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Student Scholars

July 1, 2012 |

All that work inside—and outside—the classroom paid off for two students, Anna Robertson and Margaret Weidner.

Weidner, who graduated in 2011, was awarded a Fulbright research fellowship for work she began her senior year as a Brueggeman Fellow. Her research … Read More

Ironman, Iron Mind

July 1, 2012 |

If exercise is an addiction, then swimming was Bryan Krabbe’s gateway drug. Krabbe’s mother, a nurse, is responsible.

She instilled healthy eating and fitness habits in her kids from an early age, and enrolled Krabbe and his sisters in swimming … Read More

Non-traditional Students

May 1, 2012 |

Xavier students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and a wide geographic range. Here are a few of the most non-traditional.

Native American

Robert Corritore represents a different twist to the idea of a non-traditional student. Corritore is a … Read More

Making a Splash

April 1, 2012 |

Bethanie Griffin’s success isn’t singular among the Musketeers. Xavier swimming has been lapping up victories recently—thanks to solid training, talented new recruits and what head coach Brent MacDonald considers the right blend of individual attention and team spirit.

The team’s … Read More

Studying Abroad Opens Students Eyes

April 1, 2012 |

In June, I studied abroad in Italy about the life of St. Francis of Assisi in an exhilarating course offered by Xavier University.

The pilgrimage began when our class converged in the Fiumicino Airport, just outside of Rome. We then … Read More

Student Life: Daring to Dream

April 1, 2012 |

When Bernard Pastor arrived on campus for freshmen orientation, his small group played a game of two truths, one lie. “My last name is Pastor and my dad’s a pastor,” he said when it was his turn. “I speak three … Read More

Saving Students

January 1, 2012 |

Two years ago, Mark Costello did the unthinkable. He went to the financial aid office and told them he was getting ready to withdraw. He wondered if there was anything more they could do for him.

“I had started looking … Read More

Double Double

January 1, 2012 |

Growing up in the spotlight with three brothers who look alike, Jason Furtick is enjoying his anonymity at Xavier. “The great part about Xavier is people don’t recognize me,” Jason says.

Anyone watching television in the mid-1990s might remember a … Read More

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