What I Learned

October 2, 2009 |

What a difference four years can make. How much can you grow in that time? How much can you learn? How much does your worldview change? Last May, representatives of the Class of 2009 participated in a forum in which … Read More

The Reluctant Servant

October 2, 2009 |

The voice on the phone speaks easily and laughs often. John P. Foley, S.J., may be several lifetimes removed from his youthful days at Xavier, yet, from the tone of his voice, it’s hard to imagine the 1958 graduate ever sounded … Read More

Global Reach

July 2, 2009 |

James Buchanan has vivid memories of the first time the F.B.I. came calling. It was five years ago, shortly after the U.S. State Department began sending representatives from the Muslim world for visits to Xavier’s Edward B. Brueggeman Center for … Read More

Message of Hope

July 2, 2009 |

Rabbi Abie Ingber can’t hide his discomfort. It’s a breezy, overcast Friday afternoon, and Ingber pauses outside the Gallagher Student Center’s lower level. In several days, he leaves for a humanitarian visit to the refugee camps in the African nation … Read More

Mack Attack

July 2, 2009 |

The more things change, the more, it seems, they stay the same.

In May, men’s basketball coach Sean Miller announced he was leaving to take the head coaching job at the University of Arizona, leaving Xavier to search for its … Read More

Pay It Forward

April 2, 2009 |

Even on the most optimistic day, Denver is a long way from Cincinnati. But for an 18-year-old, deciding to leave the security of home in the high plains to start a new life as a Xavier student amidst the valleys … Read More

Blue Man Land

April 2, 2009 |

David Cranston had a dilemma. His astronomy lab was meeting the same night as a men’s basketball game. 

The junior’s a diehard Musketeer fan and hadn’t missed a single game since he first came to campus three years ago from … Read More

The Little Things

January 2, 2009 |

Some days, it hurts just to get dressed. Every joint feels like it’s on fire. But Stephanie Ibemere forges on, taking her ritual of painkillers, steroids and immuno-suppressants to stem the debilitating effects of the lupus that rages through her … Read More

The Art of Faith

January 2, 2009 |

Forty years pass quickly. But the memories that matter never seem to dim. Professor of art Suzanne Chouteau can clearly recall the moment when, as a Catholic grade-schooler, she connected personal expression with faith, prayer and seeking God.

“I used … Read More

Business Boot Camp

January 2, 2009 |

Sgts. Kenny Devers and Chad Essert stand in front of a group of nervous, half-awake and befuddled men and women. The pair are dressed in camouflage fatigues, straight-brimmed hats and have looks straight out of central casting—crew cut, piercing eyes, … Read More