Winter 2002

Old Books Get a New Room

January 1, 2002 |

In 1995, library director JoAnne Young got a call informing her that she had a new collection in the library—a collection of about two feet of water. The University’s storm water pipes backed up during a heavy spring rain and … Read More

Musical Manager

January 1, 2002 |

Two Christmases ago, Joan Thompson’s faith in mankind was confirmed. She took the olive wood crèche she normally displays in her office and left it out in the open on a window ledge in Edgecliff Hall, which the alumni office … Read More

Most Wanted

January 1, 2002 |

Why, wonders Audrey Martin, would someone turn on the person they married, shared a life with, raised children with, loved throughout the years—and then commit murder? “It’s always been something that fascinated me, how someone can go from being married … Read More

Marbel Man has a Shooter’s Touch

January 1, 2002 |

When Samuel Davis VIII was in grade school in Cincinnati’s Hartwell neighborhood, his best friend gave him a marble. Davis took it to the playground and started playing against the other kids. He won. And won again. And again. “At … Read More

War and Peace

January 1, 2002 |

From the very beginning, I worried that the U.S. would respond with great force to the events of Sept. 11, slipping once again into the ancient belief that violence saves. The extensive war rhetoric increased my fears. I sensed that … Read More

War and Peace

January 1, 2002 |

In 1965, I came to Xavier as a freshman, probably as naïve as an 18-year-old man could be about the world in general and what would lie ahead for me in the coming years. I graduated in 1969 with a … Read More

Llyod Ward Begins Carrying Top Torch for USOC

January 1, 2002 |

Lloyd Ward knows all about challenges. He grew up in a house with no running water. He captained his Michigan State basketball team despite being its worst shooter. He broke through color barriers in the business world that stopped lesser … Read More

Letters to the Editor

January 1, 2002 |

Future Influences Thank you so much for the article written by Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J., professor of theology [War & Peace]. I feel more hopeful about the future of our country and the workd knowing that this man is influencing … Read More

Seeking Peace

January 1, 2002 |

By Benjamin J. Urmston, S.J.

 

As a result of the actions of September 11, this has become a time when questions come more easily than answers, and deep contradictions seem to abound in our world. Is there a way … Read More

Lessons of Life and Love

January 1, 2002 |

Colleen Lynch left Xavier with a teaching degree in 1999, eager to take on her first class of students. She never dreamed one of them was about to teach her the most important lessons of her life.

After returning home … Read More

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