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Xavier Magazine | December 13, 2018

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Summer 2006

The Art of Living

July 1, 2006 |

My freshman year of college, I was walking down the main street that served as a connector/demilitarized zone between the campus and the city where it was located when I was stopped by a homeless person. By that point in … Read More

The Art of Business

July 1, 2006 |

Lisa England Schuster intended to work with artists, not become one. But along the way, the 1987 M.B.A. graduate deviated from the business plan she developed while a student at Xavier. And last November, she opened Schuster Art Gallery and … Read More

Take Two

July 1, 2006 |

Take Two | Of the 28 students from the Gulf Coast who attended Xavier during the fall semester after Hurricane Katrina ravaged their schools, four decided to stay at Xavier instead of returning south. Karan Motiani, who was featured in the … Read More

Supporting Children

July 1, 2006 |

Cyndi Brown knows how to survive. She once escaped an abusive marriage by packing up her two daughters while her husband was at work and sneaking away before he got home. She raised her kids by herself, bouncing among low-paying … Read More

Shared Vision

July 1, 2006 |

Inspired by his father’s photography hobby, Scott de Fasselle snapped a couple of photographs while on a family vacation to Rocky Mountain National Park in 1997. Before he knew it, photography became his passion—and, as a result, his concentration while … Read More

Personality Profiling

July 1, 2006 |

A number of years ago I lived in a large apartment complex in the suburbs—a residence that, how should I say, sometimes made sleeping a challenge. People would come and go at all hours of the night, doors would slam, … Read More

Parting Shot

July 1, 2006 |

A passageway for diplomats and world leaders alike, this door is the first step to better cultural understanding.

Where are you?

A. The Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue located at the lower end of Ledgewood, off of Victory Parkway. The work … Read More

Other That Reminds Me Column

July 1, 2006 |

Other That Reminds Me columns


    • The Art of Living: What is Art? In this case, a homeless window washer whose death offers a lesson in life, education and serving others


Monkey Business

July 1, 2006 |

As a science teacher, Mary Pat Schoeny Harris isn’t one to monkey around. But the double graduate—B.S. 1974 and M.Ed. 1977—did spend 12 days last summer in Sri Lanka studying monkeys. Specifically, she studied toque macaques, who live in and … Read More

Life Support

July 1, 2006 |

About 75 percent of heart attacks occur in the victim’s home, and simple cardiopulmonary resuscitation can double—or even triple—the chance for survival. Not enough people, however, know how to administer proper CPR, says Dr. Michael Sayre, a professor of emergency … Read More

Letters to the Editor

July 1, 2006 |

What About the Youth? I was very pleased to read that Xavier University is making an effort to engage the communities of Evanston and Norwood. As owner and landlord of a beautiful house located on Greenlawn Avenue, I was a … Read More

Wired and Weary

April 2, 2006 |

Sara Rowell blames no one but herself. Her parents tell her not to push herself so hard. But something inside keeps driving her. As a freshman, she routinely studied until 4:00 a.m. or 5:00 a.m., slept a few hours, went … Read More