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Xavier Magazine | August 21, 2014

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Summer 2002

All in Good Faith

July 2, 2002 |

Sean O’Dwyer slowly walked out into the parking lot of Ursuline Academy, an exclusive, all-girls school in the Cincinnati suburb of Blue Ash. The well-wishes and congratulations from colleagues were still ringing in his ears as he made his way … Read More

After the Fall

July 2, 2002 |

Psychology professor David Hellkamp was shivering. It was October on his first trip to Lithuania. Snow had fallen, and the Baltic state was settling into winter. The living quarters of the 350-year-old school where he was staying had no heat, … Read More

Clerical Error

July 1, 2002 |

Paul Knitter says he feels fine, thank you. So would someone please inform Amazon.com? The online bookseller seems to think he’s taking his last breaths. Knitter, professor emeritus of theology, just released a new edition of his book, Introducing Theologies … Read More

Bitten by the Rug Bug

July 1, 2002 |

Jim Banks sells rugs for kids. No, no. Not pint-size toupees. Area carpets, with designs in them that kids would like, such as sports, jungle safaris and the ABCs. Banks runs www.kidcarpet.com from his home office, which is decorated with … Read More

Starting Over

July 1, 2002 |

It took more than 16 years for Gary Brown, a corporate pilot, to figure out what he wanted to do for a living. Finally, at age 40, he made a decision: he didn’t want to spend the rest of his … Read More

Profile: Steven J. Banes

July 1, 2002 |

Steven J. Baines Bachelor of Arts in communications/ marketing, 1988 Baines just finished a three-year assignment with Catholic Relief Services in Africa.

Day Job | Baines, 36, served as a program manager of a food security project aimed at combating … Read More

Profile: Khary Kimani Turner

July 1, 2002 |

Khary Kimani Turner Bachelor of Arts in communication arts, 1992. Writer/editor for United Way Community Services in Detroit; freelance writer published in national hip-hop magazines.

Poetic Sounds | Turner writes poetry then performs it with his band, Black Bottom Collective. … Read More

Profile: Julia Meister

July 1, 2002 |

Julia Meister

Bachelor of Arts in English, 1991; law degree from University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., 1995

Former director of student services at Notre Dame and assistant to the dean of the law school.

Duties |She oversees … Read More

Cost Cutters

July 1, 2002 |

When David Tobias was awarded a service fellowship, it was like hitting the college lottery. The fellowship is given to students with a proven record of service for others and who are willing to spend at least 10 hours a … Read More

Balancing Act

July 1, 2002 |

A college education has never been so readily attainable. More than 3,300 schools currently offer a variety of routes to a diploma, helping more students than ever make their way onto some campus somewhere, somehow. Last year, more than 12 … Read More

Swimmingly Done

July 1, 2002 |

Sophomore swimmer Angie Hinrichs won the 100-yard freestyle individual title in the Atlantic 10 Conference championships this spring—the best finish ever for a University swimmer. The Cincinnati native set a new school record in the race with a time of … Read More

On Base

July 1, 2002 |

The baseball team returned to the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament this year with a 15-8 mark in conference play. The record earned the team third place in the western division and a fifth seed in the six-team tournament. The Musketeers … Read More

Gillen Returns

July 1, 2002 |

Former men’s basketball coach Pete Gillen, who lifted the program to greater recognition and took it to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 in 1990, is being inducted into the athletic hall of fame during homecoming week Nov. 15-24, 2002. Gillen … Read More

Nice Shoting X

July 1, 2002 |

Alan Joseph walks past the empty .22 caliber cartridge shells that are scattered about the floor and heads toward the glass-enclosed trophy cases in the back of the room. Here, among the photos of All-Americans and Olympians, shine some of … Read More

Purposeful Theme

July 1, 2002 |

A new theme house for African-American and other minority women opens this fall on campus. Jumba La Nia, which means “House of Purpose” in Swahili, is going to be the home of five women who have a goal of developing … Read More

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