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Xavier Magazine | November 15, 2018

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Winter 2002

War and Peace

January 1, 2002 |

In 1965, I came to Xavier as a freshman, probably as naïve as an 18-year-old man could be about the world in general and what would lie ahead for me in the coming years. I graduated in 1969 with a … Read More

Llyod Ward Begins Carrying Top Torch for USOC

January 1, 2002 |

Lloyd Ward knows all about challenges. He grew up in a house with no running water. He captained his Michigan State basketball team despite being its worst shooter. He broke through color barriers in the business world that stopped lesser … Read More

Letters to the Editor

January 1, 2002 |

Future Influences Thank you so much for the article written by Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J., professor of theology [War & Peace]. I feel more hopeful about the future of our country and the workd knowing that this man is influencing … Read More

Seeking Peace

January 1, 2002 |

By Benjamin J. Urmston, S.J.


As a result of the actions of September 11, this has become a time when questions come more easily than answers, and deep contradictions seem to abound in our world. Is there a way … Read More

Lessons of Life and Love

January 1, 2002 |

Colleen Lynch left Xavier with a teaching degree in 1999, eager to take on her first class of students. She never dreamed one of them was about to teach her the most important lessons of her life.

After returning home … Read More

King David

January 1, 2002 |

The morning is already halfway done by the time David West strolls out of his Manor House apartment and heads off to class. As he works his way toward Alter Hall, the residential mall fills in around him, becoming more … Read More

Test Questions

January 1, 2002 |

To ACT or not to ACT, that is the question.

In admission offices around the country, the long-standing method of predicting a high school student’s likelihood for success on the college level is undergoing a bit of Shakespearean questioning. In … Read More

Game Boy

January 1, 2002 |

Courtney Tudor, a 1994 M.B.A. graduate, likes to play at getting rich in the stock market. He opens his board game and throws down $100,000 on a growing company, pretending to be a big shot and laughing all the way … Read More

Doctor’s Discovery: The Heart Matters Most

January 1, 2002 |

Dr. Brian Vaughan is in his first year of orthopedic residency at North Carolina Hospitals, but he already knows what’s at the heart of being a physician—human life.

The 1997 graduate, who finished first in his class at the Georgetown … Read More

Profile: Steven Easley

January 1, 2002 |

Steven Easley remembers vividly the moment his life turned around. It was the day he arrived by bus at Valley Forge Military College in rural Wayne, Pa., expecting to take a tour but discovering it was actually check-in day.

He … Read More

Profile: Bryan Reinhart

January 1, 2002 |

The first time Bryan Reinhart traveled in a foreign land, he went for fun–backpacking, scuba diving, and surfing for five months across New Zealand and Australia. The second time, he reflected on his life and his goals while traipsing across … Read More

Career Choices

January 1, 2002 |

Teacher education programs across the country are reporting increasing numbers of students who want to become teachers—especially among older applicants who are switching careers. What’s bringing about the increase? A New York Times story linked the increase to not only … Read More

Profile: Kip Noschese

January 1, 2002 |

On Saturday mornings, 6-year-old Kip Noschese had a routine: a bowl of cereal for breakfast while watching “Speed Racer,” “Scooby Doo” and the rest of his favorite cartoons. Fast-forward to today, and the 26-year-old Noschese’s life isn’t much different. He … Read More

Profile: Molly Humbert

January 1, 2002 |

For most people, laundry and housework are boring, but not for Molly Humbert. Her love of Tide and Gain and Swiffer have taken her from coast to coast and to racetracks around the country.

Humbert, a supervisor of external relations … Read More

Scholarships: Funding Future Students

January 1, 2002 |

Hidden behind all of the new and renovated buildings The Century Campaign created lies a little-recognized benefit of the nine-year effort: scholarships. Nearly 80 endowed scholarships were created in the campaign, ranging from full rides to just enough money for … Read More