Spring 2006

Chasing a Legend

April 1, 2006 |

When she isn’t teaching Shakespeare to seventh graders, Jessie Meyer Magoto is doing something almost as challenging—coaching junior high and high school girls’ cross country. Though both pursuits bring her great satisfaction, Magoto’s better known for running hard than teaching … Read More

Home Again

April 1, 2006 |

Charity Wayua and Sheran Oradu are spreading the Xavier message around the world. Wayua and Oradu, both junior chemistry majors and recipients of the first Kenyan Student Scholarship, spent a little more than a month in their homeland last summer … Read More

Boehner Gets a House Call

April 1, 2006 |

Nearly 30 years after earning his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Xavier, U.S. Rep. John Boehner of Ohio is poised to take care of business. The U.S. House Republicans elected him majority leader, defeating Rep. Roy Blunt of Missouri, … Read More

Early Tee Time

April 1, 2006 |

It’s never too early to start thinking about this year’s Horan Associates/All Fore One Golf Classic, says Tom Brady, assistant director for the annual fund. This year’s classic takes place Monday, Aug. 28, at the Kenwood Country Club in Cincinnati.

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Annual Giving

April 1, 2006 |

Perhaps it was the time spent savoring a hot fudge sundae in the white clapboard barracks on University Drive where students from the Class of 1956 would kill time with each other between classes.

Or maybe it was the dances—the … Read More

Record Rewrites

April 1, 2006 |

Tara Boothe is forcing the University to reprint its record books. In January, the senior shattered the University’s all-time scoring record for women’s basketball, breaking the mark of 2,036 points set by Jo Ann Osterkamp 22 years ago. She also … Read More

Hurricane Relief

April 1, 2006 |

Hurricane Relief | Former Xavier basketball great David West was in North Carolina last August when Hurricane Katrina battered the Gulf Coast, where he now plays for the National Basketball Association’s New Orleans Hornets. At the time, foremost on his … Read More

A Career Abroad

April 1, 2006 |

Torraye Braggs is becoming an expert in world geography. The 1998 graduate and former standout with the men’s basketball team was selected in the second round of the National Basketball League draft by the Utah Jazz, but he has spent … Read More

Walk About

April 1, 2006 |

Twice a year, librarians from the McDonald Memorial Library emerge from the stacks and chilly archives to check in with faculty members across campus. For three days in the fall and spring, they knock on doors looking for professors who … Read More

Northern Exposure

April 1, 2006 |

Responding to interest from people in the high-growth suburbs, the Williams College of Business took its M.B.A. program on the road, opening a classroom in the offices of a financial corporation in Fairfield, Ohio. This is the college’s second off-campus … Read More