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Xavier Magazine | September 2, 2014

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Summer 2012

Full Stride

July 2, 2012 |

Professor of management information systems Mark Frolick picked up his first camera at age 13—an old Nikon FTN that he bought for $300 from the high school newspaper photographer who lived down the road.

He started shooting sports. He liked … Read More

Where is George Budde Buried?

July 2, 2012 |

Mysteries and myths continue to enshroud the life and death of George Budde.

The baffling circumstances of his death, certainly. And other quandaries: Where does Budde’s body now rest, for instance? Is he sleeping eternally in a family plot at … Read More

On The Road

July 2, 2012 |

One of William Verbryke, S.J.’s, favorite stories of pilgrimage when he was in charge of novices in the Detroit Province involved two young Jesuits who decided to hitchhike together from San Antonio, Texas. Westward ho!

They began at a truck … Read More

Learning to Trust

July 2, 2012 |

Matthew Lieser lies curled up in the dirt, shivering, his raincoat offering the only protection against the damp, chilly weather of the Pacific Northwest. Huddled between a row of bushes and a wall of St. Mary’s Cathedral in downtown Portland, … Read More

Profile: M. Stephanie Martin

July 1, 2012 |

M. Stephanie Martin Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts, 2008 Human resources assistant, Military Science, Xavier Cincinnati

Flying the coop | During high school, M. Stephanie Martin spent a summer in New Jersey with her uncle, a command sergeant major … Read More

Profile: Thomas A. Coz

July 1, 2012 |

Thomas A. Coz Bachelor of Arts in History, 1976 Safe Environment Coordinator for Children and Youth Archdiocese of Cincinnati

On The Watch | Thomas Coz has his keen eye on some 79,000 church employees in Southern Ohio. As the new … Read More

Profile: Melissa Currence

July 1, 2012 |

Melissa Currence Bachelor of Arts in Political Science 2001 Interactive Media Project Manager, Greater Cincinnati Foundation; President, League of Women Voters Cincinnati

Club Day | Her first month at Xavier, Currence went to Club Day on the Mall and stopped … Read More

Profile: Ryan Krcmarich

July 1, 2012 |

Ryan Krcmarich Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs, 2001 Owner, Tacos Without Borders Indianapolis

Career Shift | After graduating from Xavier, Ryan Krcmarich spent six years organizing political campaigns. “I’ve always been a people person,” he says. “Meeting all the … Read More

Brian’s Fund

July 1, 2012 |

When a Xavier student can’t quite meet the monthly rent, handle a bookstore tab or pay off a niggling registrar bill, that’s when the McCormick family steps in to help.

Matt and Susan McCormick come to the table offering whatever … Read More

Because I Came to Xavier I…

July 1, 2012 |

Each year members of the prestigious 1831 Society gather in the Cintas Center before a men’s basketball game to wine and dine before they head into the arena to clap and cheer.

The gathering is put together by the Annual … Read More

Sweet 16 Sounds

July 1, 2012 |

Some things never get old, like making it to the Sweet 16. Each trip offers its own unique sights and sounds, and this year we recorded a few things we overheard.

“He just kind of wilted, like a flower.” —Joe … Read More

Classic Example

July 1, 2012 |

The Cincinnati suburb of Carthage has always been a dirt-under-the-fingernails kind of place.

Vine Street, one of the city’s busiest thoroughfares, cuts through the heart of the town, bringing outsiders to the hardware stores and used car lots that line … 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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The Theater of College

July 1, 2012 |

Xavier has always had great performing arts, but the performing artists have always been performing on the side. They’ve been math majors and philosophers and science students who just like the stage and spotlight. That’s changing. Xavier is creating two … Read More

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