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Xavier Magazine | December 11, 2018

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Winter 2011

Fighting the War at Home

January 1, 2011 |

It was a warm summer evening and Lisa Dunster and her husband Sean were hosting a dinner party at their suburban Cincinnati home. Lisa was peeling some vegetables with a knife in the kitchen when Sean came inside to see … Read More

Guest Speaker

January 1, 2011 |

Xavier students have been overwhelmed by guest speakers during the Fall semester, including: 

• Raslan Abu Rukun, the Israeli deputy consul general who is also a Druze Arab. He discussed the decision he made and how it has directed his … Read More

Breaking Cycles

January 1, 2011 |

In an era when Catholic high schools are closing, DePaul Cristo Rey High School is a rarity. When it opens this summer, DePaul Cristo Rey will become the first Catholic high school to open in Cincinnati in 50 years. In … Read More

Going Public

January 1, 2011 |

In 2001, Michael J. Graham, S.J., had just taken over as president of Xavier and was giving a speech to faculty about his vision for the University. By the time philosophy professor Paul Colella shuffled into the auditorium—habitually late and … Read More


January 1, 2011 |

The little boy sat in the van, lost in thought. He and a group of other boys in a summer camp were riding back from a homeless shelter in Detroit where they served food to chronically homeless people. One of … Read More