Masked Man

April 1, 2003 |

Brian Kathmann isn’t always himself. He has two alter egos. They tend to get more attention than he does and force him to live in relative obscurity, but the sophomore marketing major doesn’t really mind. Especially not since January when … Read More

The Game of Life

April 1, 2003 |

Sherwin Anderson was at the University only a week when he got the news. Back home, in the rock-hard, trash-filled projects of Brooklyn, N.Y., his best friend was in jail. Murder. Pulled out a gun and shot a man.

Anderson … Read More


January 1, 2003 |

The University received two grants aimed at creating opportunities in math and science.

The National Science Foundation gave a $99,970 grant for retaining and increasing the number of math and science majors.

Also, the Ashland Foundation gave a $70,000 grant … Read More

Setting the Pacer

January 1, 2003 |

Like most universities, some of Xavier’s best salespeople are its alumni. Take Brian Grant, for example. The 1994 graduate and National Basketball Association member talks so much about Xavier that Indiana Pacers forward Jermaine O’Neal knew all about the University … Read More

In the Spirit

January 1, 2003 |

Season ticket holders aren’t the only ones with great seats for men’s basketball games as it turns out. At each men’s game—as well as six women’s games—25 kids from area youth groups are given free tickets for seats right at … Read More

Going West

January 1, 2003 |

When Tyrone Hill was a senior, the University’s sports information department tried marketing him to those who vote for All-American players by creating a campaign. “T-time,” they called it. They received 10,000 tea bags from Kroger, tore off the tags … Read More

Women’s Basketball

January 1, 2003 |

For six weeks after he was hired as the new women’s basketball coach in mid-June, Kevin McGuff spent his days living out of a tiny, sterile room in the Quality Inn in nearby Norwood. When the 32-year-old wasn’t staying in … Read More

The Fame Names

October 1, 2002 |

The University is inducting three new members to its athletic hall of fame on Nov. 15: Pete Gillen, who is the University’s winningest basketball coach, rifle star Jason Parker and former two-sport standout Karen Ohe Jagers.

Gillen went 202-75 in … Read More

Karolina On Its Mind

October 1, 2002 |

The women’s basketball team is becoming very worldly. This season, it has players from four countries on its roster—France, Finland, Bosnia and America.

The French connection is freshman Karolina Piotrkiewicz, a 6-foot-3 forward who played in Calais, France, where former … Read More

Hoop Dreaming

October 1, 2002 |

For the first time in school history, the University’s basketball team has two preseason All-Americans. David West, a 6-foot-9 senior forward, and Romain Sato, a 6-5 junior guard, were named to the 2002-03 Wooden Award Preseason All-American Team—a list of … Read More