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Our Lady, Queen of Victory and Peace: Honoring Our Fallen Soldiers

October 1, 2011 |

On Sunday, July 11, 1943, approximately 1,000 people gathered on the hillside overlooking Victory Parkway, directly in front of Alumni Hall. Cincinnati Archbishop John T. McNicholas was among those gathered, along with Xavier President Celeston J. Steiner, S.J., and a … Read More

Letters to the Editor

October 1, 2011 |

Another View

Thank you for the article “A Decade of War.” (Fall 2011) But I must say that as the sister of an American soldier, I am disgusted by Samantha Groark’s opinion. She is a disgrace to the military scholarship … Read More

In Memoriam: Art Morthorst

October 1, 2011 |

Art Morthorst was a legendary basketball player—Hall of Famer, top scorer, part of Xavier’s first-ever postseason appearance. But for many, he’ll best be remembered for hitting the winning shot in the 1950 game against UC in front of 8,000 fans. … Read More

Making of the St. Francis Xavier (video)

July 1, 2011 |

In this Xavier magazine web exclusive, artist Tom Tsuchiya talks about his creating the statue of St. Francis Xavier that is being erected on Xavier’s campus this fall.

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Letters to the Editor

July 1, 2011 |

Moving Story

I noticed your article about EkoMovers (Fall 2010) and they are truly a great company. To be fair, though, our company has been in business longer, is a certified Green Mover and even opened a moving supply store … Read More

Commencement 2011

July 1, 2011 |

Charles Geschke, co-founder of Adobe Systems and Xavier alumnus, offered some words of wisdom to the Class of 2011 as this year’s undergraduate commencement speaker. Geschke’s talk and a summary of the commencement ceremonies can be found in this video. … Read More

Vince Presutti and Roberto Gambini

January 2, 2011 |

Before Joe Marcello, the underboss for the Marcello family, America’s oldest crime syndicate, started dealing with Presutti, he needed to know if he was a real criminal. So he sent his friend Roberto Gambini up to New York to find out. “We … Read More

Vince Presuitt and the Barry Seal killers

January 2, 2011 |

When Vincent Presutti was a student at Xavier, he took a class from psychology professor Earl Kronenberger, who used to teach about intuition—or as he called it, “the little professor.” The young Presutti took the lesson to heart, and listening … Read More

Letters from Fr. O’Connor

October 1, 2010 |

• Read about O’Connor’s exhausting weekend in the summer of 1944 dodging ships in Chesapeake Bay, chased by a hurricane, to hear confessions and say Mass for hours on end in a pitching sea.

• O’Connor describes boarding the Big ’Mo in August … Read More

Fr. Hoff’s Accomplishments

July 1, 2010 |

Accomplishments while leading Xavier

• Raising of the endowment from $24 million to $86 million

• Constructing the Cintas Center

• Constructing the Gallagher Student Center

• Constructing the Clement and Ann Buenger residence hall

• Constructing The Commons apartment … Read More