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Xavier Magazine | October 26, 2014

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A Career of Amusement: Life on the Merry-go-round

September 16, 2014 |

Back in the day, most kids wanted to be president when they grew up. Or run away to join the circus. Vic Nolting managed to do both. Sort of. The 1970 business grad grew up to become president of Coney … Read More

Touched by an Angel Island

September 15, 2014 |

In the late 1970s, all the buildings that remained on Angel Island were going to be demolished because they were in such disrepair. Then a park ranger wandered inside one of teetering wooden structures and made an amazing discovery—poetry on … Read More

Thinking Differently

September 15, 2014 |

When the world zigs, Gary Sharpe zags. If someone says no, he says yes. Sell? Nope. Buy. “I’ve been a contrarian my entire life,” he says. “I’m not sure how my parents put up with me.”

While such an … Read More

Hola Cuba

April 25, 2014 |

For decades it has been the forbidden island. Just 90 miles off the shores of Key West, Florida, the outcast and ostracized country has been so close and yet so far away.

For the first half of the 20th century, … Read More

Former Bengals QB Virgil Carter found a home off the field teaching statistics at Xavier

October 2, 2013 |

Most avid football fans know that one-time Cincinnati Bengals assistant coach Bill Walsh, under the tutelage of Paul Brown, was the “Father of the West Coast Offense”—the high-powered, short-pass game that Walsh eventually took with him to the San Francisco … Read More

Future’s Market: Mentoring neighboring school children

October 2, 2013 |

It’s an early spring afternoon and Bryan Cannon, principal of the Alliance Academy charter school, hits the streets with about a dozen seventh and eighth graders in tow. They turn right on Montgomery Road, then hang a left onto Dana … Read More

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