Fall 2001

Extra Credit: Margaret McDiarmid

October 1, 2002 |

Part of the Jesuit mission is giving students a worldly view. One of the ways the University achieves this is through its study abroad program, which places students all over the globe, from the Nether-lands to Australia. We cornered program … Read More

Crosstown Kings

October 2, 2001 |

Last season’s 69-67 win was Xavier’s fourth in five tries in the annual steel-cage death match against Cincinnati. Only once before in the 68-game history of the Crosstown Shootout has Xavier enjoyed such a stretch of dominance. The Musketeers also … Read More

This Old House

October 2, 2001 |

It won’t be on a Hollywood tour of famous homes anytime soon, or in the Architectural Digest book of celeb-rity houses. But the white stucco bungalow with the Spanish tile roof that graces the corner of Victory Parkway and Ledgewood … Read More

the Heart of the Matter

October 1, 2001 |

It was a week before Christmas and Becky Scheve was gathered with a medical team around the hospital bed of Asia Miller. The discussion wasn’t a joyous one about the holidays, but a grim one about whether Miller would live … Read More

Future Now

October 1, 2001 |

Maggie King strolls down to the banks of the Little Miami River. The babble of water rippling over rocks provides a welcome respite from the usual workday sounds. It’s taken awhile, but the associate professor of nursing is finally letting … Read More

Climbing Mt. Debt

October 1, 2001 |

College students nationwide are facing a problem more daunting than anything the toughest professor can dish out—credit card debt. According to a 2000 analysis done by student loan provider Nellie Mae, 78 percent of students age 18-25 now have at … Read More

Profile: De Asa Nichols

October 1, 2001 |

De Asa Nichols wants to make a positive impact on race relations in Cincinnati. But you won’t see her marching in a protest or boycotting any businesses. Quite the contrary, in fact. Her approach is from the other side—support, assist … Read More

Profile: Douglas French

October 1, 2001 |

Douglas French runs a $6 billion company with 87,000 employees. He knows business. So tap him for the secret of successfully running such a massive corporation and his answer is simple: kayaking. Forget about all that lunchtime advice from Morrie … Read More

Profile: John Pennington, S.J.

October 1, 2001 |

John Pennington, S.J., received his call to be a servant of the Lord when he was young. But it took a personal tragedy in 1983—the death of his mother—to convince him that he was truly in the right line of … Read More

Profile: Craig Giesze

October 1, 2001 |

What do you do with an economics degree, skills in four languages, proficiency with technology and “a crazy ability to combine it all?” If you’re like Craig Giesze, you earn a law degree and open the first full-service, virtual law … Read More