Summer 2011

At Home in Rome

July 1, 2011 |

All roads lead to Rome, even those that start in Kentucky. After a lifetime of living and working in the Commonwealth, Sr. Mary Shauna Bankemper now finds herself in the historical heart of the Catholic Church as a newly elected … Read More

A Life of Service

July 1, 2011 |

Allana Hayes traded in her quiet upbringing in suburban Minneapolis to teach in a violent neighborhood in Belize. The 2009 graduate in special education is finishing two years with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. She reflects on living simply, the cycles … Read More

Letters of Inspiration

July 1, 2011 |

Nobody writes letters anymore, right? It’s an email or cell phone call or posting on Twitter. Heck, people don’t even scribble personal messages on Christmas cards anymore.

Perhaps, then, that’s why the letters the students of the Summer Service Internship … Read More

Taking Charge

July 1, 2011 |

She led Xavier’s women’s basketball team into uncharted territory as a player—its first two Elite Eight appearances—and now Amy Waugh is seeking to do the same as its head coach. The 2003 graduate was named head coach in March, replacing … Read More

Sports Quiz Answers

July 1, 2011 |



University of Kentucky. Adolph Rupp, who was also known as “The Baron” and “The Man in the Brown Suit.” The Fabulous Five.

Cam Henderson. Marshall.

Don Shula, John Carroll University.

Steve Junker.

Sandy Koufax (UC) and Jim Bunning.

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Sports Quiz

July 1, 2011 |

Jim Brockhoff spent nearly 50 years as head coach of the tennis programs at Xavier. During that time he saw—and made—a lot of history. He offers this quiz to test your Xavier sports knowledge.


  1. Name the most famous … Read More

Honoring Eiser

July 1, 2011 |

Twenty-five years is a long time to do anything. But for Tom Eiser, Xavier’s sports information director and associate athletic director for media relations, two and a half decades hasn’t been long at all. Eiser celebrated his silver anniversary at … Read More

Profile: Kenneth Lehmann

July 1, 2011 |

KENNETH LEHMANN Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1964 Senior sales manager, Ottawa Sun, Sun Media Stittsville, Ontario, Canada

Baked Goods | Growing up in Louisville, Lehmann and his brothers worked in their father’s bakery when they weren’t playing football … Read More


July 1, 2011 |

Pete Gillen had his quips. Skip Prosser has his quotes. Now, in the growing line of media amusements by Xavier basketball coaches, Chris Mack is becoming known for his tweets—the 140-character sound bites posted on the social media site Twitter. … Read More

Student Journal Startup

July 1, 2011 |

Xavier students have always produced strong, well-researched and well-written papers, but all too often they’ve gone unnoticed by those outside the faculty because there simply wasn’t a place to publish them. That has now changed with the creation of the … Read More