Winter 2013

Trucks and Trash

January 1, 2013 |

Monet gained fame with water lilies, Warhol with soup cans. Rachel Maxi is making a splash in the Seattle art scene by painting, of all things, dumpsters.

Not actually painting dumpsters, but crafting elegant oil-on-canvas creations of the rusty, greasy, … Read More

A French Toast

January 1, 2013 |

It was 1939. Europe was becoming a giant battlefield and the world was teetering on the brink of its second great war. Hitler’s Nazi Army was invading country after country and everyone, including a recent high school graduate named Edward … Read More

Topgun on Wall Street

January 1, 2013 |

When Jeffery Lay, highly decorated Naval aviator turned entrepreneur and author, went looking for a new challenge, he found it at latitude 39.148476º North, 84.547505º East—otherwise known as 3800 Victory Parkway.

Of course, Lay’s real world experiences are anything but … Read More

Promoting Nonviolence

January 1, 2013 |

Eunice Ravenna, Kristen Barker and Sister Alice Gerdeman refer to themselves as bodyguards. And in a sense, they are.

The three women comprise the staff of the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC), a small, non-profit organization created to protect underserved … Read More

Piano Man

January 1, 2013 |

Kevin Cranley had a moment of panic in the middle of his junior year. He wasn’t sure if he wanted a future in the music business, which is like a Kennedy not wanting to get into politics or a Rockefeller … Read More

Profile: Jill Perry

January 1, 2011 |

JILL PERRY Bachelor of Education, 1995 Chaplain, Fellowship of Christian Athletes Athens, Ga.

Spiritual Coach | Jill Perry figured one day she would coach for a living. Indeed, the former Xavier volleyball player and lifelong Southern Baptist never really left the … Read More

Best of Benefits: Liberty Mutual Insurance

January 1, 2010 |

The bigger the group, the bigger the savings, which is why Xavier’s National Alumni Association became part of Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Group Savings Plus plan—to give alumni the chance to group together with other Musketeers and save money on home … Read More