Winter 2004

Parental Interest

January 1, 2004 |

It was all for one and one for all at Family Weekend in October, when the annual Musketeer Madness athletics celebration was held for the first time during the parents’ and siblings’ annual visit to campus. Students and their families … Read More

Paddling with Purpose

January 1, 2004 |

Drew Peters wants to provide a better future for some New Mexico schoolchildren. So in July, the 1999 graduate kicked off a personal fundraising campaign. His method: paddling a 15-foot canoe on a 290-mile river trek through his home state … Read More

Movie Madness

January 1, 2004 |

Jim Amatulli shot his first film as a communications major back in 1969. It was a romantic drama about a lovelorn medieval warrior who dashes around a castle trying to soothe his broken heart with his sword. From that point … Read More

More Moore

January 1, 2004 |

Filmmaker and author Michael Moore was on campus in October where he spoke to more than 4,000 people and signed copies of his book Dude, Where’s My Country? His first book, Stupid White Men, was on the New York Times’ bestseller list, and … Read More

Moonlight in London

January 1, 2004 |

Since 1978, John LaRocca, S.J., has kept up with his good friend Gracie Finch. He’s read about her latest doings on his annual summer sojourns to London, where he moonlights as a parish priest in the immigrant working-class neighborhood of … Read More

Making House Calls

January 1, 2004 |

Dr. Douglas A. Magenheim’s patients always know how to reach him. And that’s exactly the way he wants it. Last March, the 1997 M.B.A. graduate opened My Doctor, a boutique medical practice in Greater Cincinnati that guarantees physician access 24 … Read More

Letters to the Editor

January 1, 2004 |

The Major Leagues First of all, I enjoy reading Xavier and look forward to each issue. In fact, when I attended my 40th anniversary last year, I was pleased to be a part of a focus panel regarding the magazine.

Read More

Intro to Children’s Lit

January 1, 2004 |

Betty Porter knows how to give books the royal treatment, so to speak. As a member of Reviewers of Young Adult Literature (ROYAL), the assistant director for education services often spends her evenings reading—and writing about—children’s books. And the result … Read More

Improving the Beat

January 1, 2004 |

Assistant professor of biology Lisa Close-Jacob once swerved into a White Castle for a cup of coffee on her way to work and scared the wits out of the woman at the drive-up window. After handing Close-Jacob her coffee, the … Read More

Horrors!

January 1, 2004 |

For one horrifying weekend this summer, sophomore Mary Kate Rosfelder’s life was one scary scene after another. She studied movie directing at a horror film camp, helping shoot part of the short film “Gloom” in which a killer stalks a … Read More

css.php