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The Xavier Newswire is the student-run news organization of Xavier University which serves our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the local community. In addition to our print newspaper, Newswire also publishes a series of podcasts and radio shows, including Newswire Live, Debate & Discussion, and Inside Xavier Sports. We also provide a platform for several student podcasts, which currently includes a lineup of Shooting the Shot with Joe and Joe and Girlboss Cubed.
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Muskies Talk Episode 13
Muskies Talk Episode 13
Hosts John Baldridge and Alex Biernat break down the Bengals loss to the Chiefs. The guys discuss Xavier's injury to Zach Freemantle, the Musketeers win against Providence on Wednesday, and the Musketeers upcoming matchup at home tomorrow vs St. Johns.
30:09
February 04, 2023
Newswire Live: Poetry Slam, MIKE, and Beer (from 1/30/23)
Newswire Live: Poetry Slam, MIKE, and Beer (from 1/30/23)
In this episode of Newswire Live, Creative Director of Clocktower Review Charlie Gstalder and Chair member Tess Brewer stop by for a poetry slam that takes us through the history of our campus' literary magazine. Afterwards, we kick it to our campus correspondent Patrick Kayes, and all his punny goodness for Campus Catchup. Radio Recs this week sees Chris Anderson's thoughts on the new Teen Wolf movie and Charlie Gstalder (in a surprise double appearance) fills us in on the New York rap scene with his review of MIKE's "Beware of the Monkey". John Baldridge gives us a sports rundown (RIP Bengals), and Leighton Gammage gives us the deets on an upcoming beer fest and more in Downtown Lowdown.
19:18
January 31, 2023
Muskies Talk Episode 12
Muskies Talk Episode 12
John Baldridge and Alex Biernat recap Xavier's win at UConn on Wednesday and preview the next couple games for the Musketeers. The fellas discuss the Championship games in the NFL, as they talk Bengals with Cincinnati set to take on the Chiefs in Kansas City in the AFC Championship on Sunday. To close the show the guys give their picks for the weekend and "Fan of the Week" Brendon Sullivan joins the show to help lend some insight on the Musketeers and the NFL games this weekend.
36:54
January 27, 2023
Stories That Inspire Episode Six: The Handmaid's Tale (Feat. Maddie DuMais)
Stories That Inspire Episode Six: The Handmaid's Tale (Feat. Maddie DuMais)
Co-hosts Patrick and Carson invite Maddie Dumais (Fellow Smith Scholar) onto the podcast to talk about the story that inspires her: The Handmaid's Tale.
26:34
January 26, 2023
Newswire Live: Eigel Center, Blood Drive, and boygenius (from 1/23/23)
Newswire Live: Eigel Center, Blood Drive, and boygenius (from 1/23/23)
In this episode of Newswire Live, Tess Brewer gives us the what's-up on the Eigel Center's new director, Angela Gray-Girton. We then take it to Patrick Kayes, our brand new campus correspondent, as he lays down all the happenings on campus this week.  John Baldridge fills us in on all the Xavier basketball and Bengals goodness from these past weeks. Multimedia Managing Editor Spencer de Tenley fills in for Leighton Gammage in a very special Downtown Lowdown. Finally, we wrap things up with a review of the newest installment to the Shrek-verse: "Puss in Boots: The Last Wish", courtesy of Chris Anderson, and Gus Nations praises the return of Phoebe Bridgers' indie supergroup boygenius, with their new releases off the upcoming "the record"
14:52
January 23, 2023
Muskies Talk Episode 11
Muskies Talk Episode 11
Hosts John Baldridge and Alex Biernat discuss Xavier hoops after the Musketeers eleven-game week streak came to a close Wednesday night with a loss at DePaul. They guys preview the big weekend in sports with the NFL Divisional round and Xavier matchup at home Saturday against Georgetown. They break down the Bengals nine game win streak, as they recap their win last week at home vs Balitmore and set up their Matchup at Buffalo on Sunday against the Bills. To close the show "Fan of the Week" Dan Reichardt joins the program to give some insight as the guys give their picks.
39:48
January 20, 2023
Emily in Idaho (Girlboss Cubed: Episode 5)
Emily in Idaho (Girlboss Cubed: Episode 5)
In this episode guest girlboss Ryan Hulligan joins alongside Kayla and Spencer to talk about everything from the Idaho murders, Emily in Paris, and overpriced handbags!  Girlboss Cubed features Kayla Ross, Spencer de Tenley, and Lilly Cotton. Follow them @girlbosscubed on Instagram. This student podcast is brought to you by Xavier Newswire.
32:59
January 19, 2023
Muskies Talk Episode 10
Muskies Talk Episode 10
Hosts John Baldridge and Alex Biernat preview the Crosstown Shootout matchup tomorrow at UC. The fellas recap what has been for Xavier basketball over the last couple weeks, dive into week 14 in the NFL, and some MLB hot stove talk.
35:59
December 09, 2022
Newswire Live: Community Ambassador, The Loneliest Time, and McDonalds Baby (From 11/28/22)
Newswire Live: Community Ambassador, The Loneliest Time, and McDonalds Baby (From 11/28/22)
In this episode of Newswire Live, our intern Lucy Kramer interviews the newly appointed SGA community ambassador Natalie Sendelbach. Afterwards, it's straight on to John Baldridge with another sports update. We then kick it over to Sebastian Aguilar, who laments over the newest Hellraiser installment, and Gus Nations IV who calls out, maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen's newest album, "The Loneliest Time". We round off our episode with Ben Thompson on Campus Catchup, Leighton Gammage on Downtown Lowdown, and Patrick Kayes on What in the World, for a very important story on "Nugget" the McDonalds baby.
22:43
November 29, 2022
Stories That Inspire Episode Five: And Then There Were None (Featuring Jack Micucci)
Stories That Inspire Episode Five: And Then There Were None (Featuring Jack Micucci)
Hosty Patrick Kayes and new co-host Carson Carrico talk with Jack Micucci about the mystery novel And Then There Were None, discussing taking a step back and how to break down larger issues.
27:49
November 29, 2022
Muskies Talk Episode 9
Muskies Talk Episode 9
Hosts John Baldridge and Alex Biernat recap Xavier's win on Tuesday, they preview Xavier's matchup tonight vs Indiana. The fellas recap week 10 in the NFL and preview Week 11 and give their picks. A guest from Pittsburgh joins to talk about his team in the "Fan of the Week" with the Bengals going to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers on Sunday.
35:57
November 18, 2022
Republic Talks Episode 3
Republic Talks Episode 3
Host Michael Dementjevs and Grace Bourneuf discuss Trump's re-re-election campaign and the effects of the recent midterms. 
33:11
November 16, 2022
Stories that Inspire Episode Four: Lord of the Rings (Featuring Guest Carson Carrico)
Stories that Inspire Episode Four: Lord of the Rings (Featuring Guest Carson Carrico)
This week on Stories that Inspire Host, Patrick Kayes, talks to guest Carson Carrico about the smash hit series of Percy Jackson & the Olympians. They talk about the story-building elements and queer representation in Rick Riordan's series. Both Patrick and Carson share their praise on the series. 
26:27
November 15, 2022
Newswire Live: The Human Library, World Series, and Wakanda Forever (From 11/14/22)
Newswire Live: The Human Library, World Series, and Wakanda Forever (From 11/14/22)
In this episode of Newswire Live, staff writer Joseph Nichols visits the Human Library installation at the Pleasant Ridge library. Intern Carter Roos gives us the Campus Catchup on all of this weeks hottest events and club meetings. Lucy Kramer and Dylan McDonald are back at it again with Radio Recs, with relatively positive ravings for the newest Black Panther movie from Marvel and the Backseat Lovers recent release, "Waiting to Spill". Sportscaster John Baldridge updates us on the start of the men's basketball season and the end of the World Series. Multimedia Managing Editor Spencer de Tenley himself fills in for Downtown Correspondent Leighton Gammage for Downtown Lowdown, and we of course finish off with Patrick Kayes' What in the World. 
18:40
November 14, 2022
Muskies Talk Episode 8
Muskies Talk Episode 8
Hosts John Baldridge and Alex Biernet discuss Xavier's win on Monday night vs Morgan State and preview the Muskies matchup tonight against Montana, they give some news and notes from the NFL and give some picks for Week 10. The guys give their mid-season review of the Bengals with the team at their bye and preview the second half of the season, they talk Astros winning the World Series and Dusty Baker getting his first ring, College Football rankings review, and more.
35:18
November 11, 2022
Muskies Talk Episode 7
Muskies Talk Episode 7
John and Alex talk Xavier win in preseason play over Kentucky Wesleyan, Week 9 of the NFL season as the Bengals get set to face the Panthers, MLB World Series, and more. The guys also bring back The Fan of the Week segment as they talk with a friend of theirs and a Carolina Panthers fan to get a fan's perspective of the Panthers team so far this year.
35:32
November 04, 2022
Smooth Topics Episode 6
Smooth Topics Episode 6
On today's podcast, hosts Stacyonna Hunter and Amari Miller talk about colorism and black fishing within the community.
24:58
November 03, 2022
Muskies Talk Episode 5
Muskies Talk Episode 5
John and Alex talk MLB playoffs and World Series, Musketeer Madness recap and Xavier's matchup in exhibition play Wednesday to start the 2022-23 season vs Kentucky Wesleyan. The guy's recap FC Cincinnati season and look ahead to future of soccer in Cincinnati and talk NFL week 8 and preview this weeks slate of games.
38:32
October 29, 2022
Republic Talk Episode 2: Libertarianism
Republic Talk Episode 2: Libertarianism
Host Michael Dementjevs and Xavier University Libertarian President Evan Nash discuss what libertarianism is and how the Libertarian Party can succeed in future elections. 
19:33
October 26, 2022
Newswire Live: Something Rotten, Muskie Madness, and Midnights (From 10/24/22)
Newswire Live: Something Rotten, Muskie Madness, and Midnights (From 10/24/22)
In this episode of Newswire Live, intern Ben Dickison interviews members of the cast and crew of Xavier Theatre's "Something Rotten", actor Joe Mitchell and lighting designer Alec Schneider. Stay up to date with the NFL and MLB with John Baldridge, on this week's sports update. Kyra Hudson and Lucy Kramer return for a second week of Radio Recs, where Taylor Swift's "Midnights" and Dwayne Johnson's "Black Adam" are on the hot seat. Chris Anderson gives us the campus catchup, and Leighton Gammage welcomes Mary J Blige, another strong black woman, to Cincinnati in Downtown Lowdown. Finally, Patrick Kayes (of course) returns for What in the World?
24:57
October 25, 2022
Stories that Inspire Episode Four: Lord of the Rings (Featuring Podcast Manager Jesse)
Stories that Inspire Episode Four: Lord of the Rings (Featuring Podcast Manager Jesse)
Hey everyone! This week Host Patrick Kayes talks to Podcast Manager Jesse Dolojan about Lord of the Rings, the importance of a family that you find over family that you were born with, morally gray characters, as well as the time honored tradition of simplicity in the battle of good versus evil.
24:18
October 24, 2022
Muskies Talk Episode 5
Muskies Talk Episode 5
Hosts John Baldridge and Alex Biernat discuss The local Cincinnati soccer team FC Cincinnati and their playoff game tonight.
36:48
October 20, 2022
Smooth Topics Episode 4
Smooth Topics Episode 4
Hosts Stacyonna Hunter and Amari Miller have guest Quez and Brandon on the show to talk about relationships again, but this time with a male perspective.
30:54
October 20, 2022
Stories that Inspire Episode Three: Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five (Featuring Griffin Brammer)
Stories that Inspire Episode Three: Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five (Featuring Griffin Brammer)
Hey everyone! This episode, our host Patrick Kayes talks to his friend and boss on Newswire Live Griffen Brammer about the novel Slaughterhouse Five. The pair talks about how everything beautiful and nothing is painful, that losing control is sometimes is okay, and maybe nihilism isn't the worst mindset if you find the beauty in how nothing matters.
25:53
October 17, 2022
Newswire Live: BLINK Festival, Tennessee vs. Bama, and the Sanderson Sisters (From 10/17/22)
Newswire Live: BLINK Festival, Tennessee vs. Bama, and the Sanderson Sisters (From 10/17/22)
In this episode of Newswire Live, Co-Host Kayla Ross details the events of this weekend's BLINK art festival, and the Xavier students who helped create sculptures for it. Chris Anderson gives us the Campus Catchup, including an extended performance of Xavier Theatre's "Something Rotten". Dylan McDonald runs down local Cincinnati events, including some live performances from local artists. Our resident sportscaster John Baldridge fills us in on football, both NFL and college. Intern Lucy Kramer and Staff Contributor Kyra Hudson recommend and review Joe Keery's music career, and Hocus Pocus 2. As usual, Patrick Kayes finishes it off with What in the World?, where we learn about a very exciting python predicament.
20:54
October 17, 2022
Muskies Talk Episode 4
Muskies Talk Episode 4
Hosts John and Alex dive into the Xavier Sports, a question about Sean Miller, they recap week 5 of the NFL and preview week 6, look in the MLB Playoffs and more.
35:01
October 14, 2022
Republic Talk Episode 1
Republic Talk Episode 1
In this very first episode, host Michael Dementjevs and Organizer Ethan Nichols discuss the importance of local elections, a splintering Democratic Party, and polling in key battleground states for the upcoming midterm elections. 
31:53
October 13, 2022
Stories That Inspire Episode Two: The Alchemist (Featuring Blaine Cox)
Stories That Inspire Episode Two: The Alchemist (Featuring Blaine Cox)
Hey everyone! This episode, our host Patrick Kayes talks to his friend and roommate Blaine Cox about the novel The Alchemist. The pair talks about the journey of life, finding yourself, and letting yourself not stay complacent in your goals, and taking the leap.
23:49
October 10, 2022
Muskies Talk Episode 3
Muskies Talk Episode 3
John Baldridge and Alex Biernat dive into the MLB playoff picture, preview week 5 of the NFL, discuss the Bengals road test going to Baltimore to face the Ravens, Xavier Basketball approaching, Aaron Judge breaking the AL home run record, and more.
34:15
October 07, 2022
Navigating Good/Bad Friendships - Smooth Topics Episode 3
Navigating Good/Bad Friendships - Smooth Topics Episode 3
Our host's Stacyonna Hunter and Amari Miller talk about the benefits of good friendships and how bad friendships can affect you. 
34:16
October 05, 2022
Stories That Inspire Episode One: The Journey of Brandon Ingram Featuring: Nick Buskirk
Stories That Inspire Episode One: The Journey of Brandon Ingram Featuring: Nick Buskirk
Hey everyone! This first episode host Patrick Kayes talks to his friend and roommate Nick Buskirk about his following of Brandon Ingram, a player from the Pelicans in the NBA, and they discuss sports, esports, fantasy novels, all connected by the fabric of an interconnected story. Tune in!
29:24
October 03, 2022
Newswire Live: Student Diversity Board, Xavier Volleyball, and Haunted Houses (From 10/3/22)
Newswire Live: Student Diversity Board, Xavier Volleyball, and Haunted Houses (From 10/3/22)
In this episode of Newswire Live, Newswire Intern Clare McKinley highlights the new student-driven diversity panel on campus. Guest of the show Chris Anderson gives us the campus catchup (there's a lot of food). Contributor Dylan McDonald gives his take on J.I.D's newest album "The Forever Story", while staff writer Carter Roos scorns the most recent hit Netflix movie, "Do Revenge" for Radio Recs. John Baldridge updates us on Xavier sports from Freemantle's suspension, to Xavier Volleyball's success. Contributor Pat Gainor gives us the Downtown Lowdown, and sites some great (and spooky) haunted houses to visit for the upcoming Halloween season. Patrick Kayes rounds it out with What in the World, covering Hurricane Ian and Taco Bell breakfast.
20:04
October 03, 2022
Muskies Talk Episode 2
Muskies Talk Episode 2
John Baldridge and Alex Biernat discuss Xavier starting official practices, the implications of what if might look like without Zach Freemantle. NFL week four preview and a recap from Thursday Night Football and the Bengals win. Aaron Judge chasing MLB record breaking moment.
34:02
October 01, 2022
Smooth Topics Episode 2
Smooth Topics Episode 2
Hosts Amari Miller and Stacyonna Hunter meet again to discuss mental health and how it is viewed by society. They discuss the difference of how it is viewed in lower class families and how minorities are viewed when discussing mental health and how it affects. 
33:47
September 28, 2022
Newswire Live: Alum Film Awards, Harry's Radio Recs, and White People Festivals (From 9/26/22)
Newswire Live: Alum Film Awards, Harry's Radio Recs, and White People Festivals (From 9/26/22)
In this episode of Newswire Live, Newswire Intern Will Lopes interviews Xavier (and Newswire) alumni Jacob Smith on his recent win for the Ohio Valley Student Emmys film awards. Contributor Dylan McDonald catches us up on upcoming Xavier events, including a tailgate at the caf. Contributors Gus Nations IV and Pat Gainor lay into Harry Styles with their reviews of "Harry's House" and "Don't Worry Darling," respectively. John Baldridge talks all things Xavier volleyball to the beginning of the NFL season. Downtown Lowdown is led by Leighton Gammage, who fills us in on the upcoming Sunflower Festival. Finally Patrick Kayes finishes it off with What in the World?, covering the ongoing internet crisis in Iran.
23:31
September 26, 2022
Muskies Talk Episode 1
Muskies Talk Episode 1
Hosts John Baldridge and Alex Biernat talk Xavier hoops in the offseason. The guys discuss Sean Miller coming back, the roster, the coaching staff, the schedule, recruiting, and more.
01:17:44
September 23, 2022
Relationships (Smooth Topics Episode 1)
Relationships (Smooth Topics Episode 1)
In this episodes hosts Amari Miller and Stacyonna talk about relationships and some good and bad things they see in them today. Mainly discussing modern relationships, the hosts go into things such as their standards and what you should be willing to expect in a relationship. 
27:57
September 21, 2022
Newswire Live: Boat Dance, Alice in Muskieland, and Snails (From 9/19/22)
Newswire Live: Boat Dance, Alice in Muskieland, and Snails (From 9/19/22)
In this episode of Newswire Live, newcomer Colin Toghill covers last Friday's SAC boat dance. Contributor Briana Dunn gives us the campus catchup, and highlights a new Muskies After Dark this week. First year Ryan Hulligan praises Role Model's debut album "rx", and contributor Ben Thompson commends the hellish horror "Mad God" on this weeks Radio Recs. John Baldridge updates us on all things sports, and newcomer Dylan McDonald lays out the perfect fall agenda in Downtown Lowdown. The show wraps up with Patrick Kayes' What in the World, with a very slimy story.
17:32
September 19, 2022
Newswire Live: King's Island Drag, Demi Lovato, and Pine Nuts (From 9/12/22)
Newswire Live: King's Island Drag, Demi Lovato, and Pine Nuts (From 9/12/22)
In this episode of Newswire Live, LGBTQ+ Alliance president and vice president Joseph Nichols and Alex Sepulveda run down their recent pride event at King's Island. Digital Communications Manager Marty Dubecky lays out his love for Demi Lovato's newest album, "Holy Fvck" and Blobcast host Brian Micucci praises Brad Pitt's "Bullet Train". Newcomer to the show Logan Davis lays down campus' hottest events, including the study abroad fair. Second newcomer Briana Dunn gives us some hot events around Cincinnati, including the ever famous Oktoberfest Zinzinnati. John Baldridge is back at it again with sports, and Patrick Kayes leads What in the World, from pine nuts to the olive crisis.
17:33
September 12, 2022
Newswire Live: Oaxacan Art in Cohen, The Boys, and "You Always Knew the Way to Wow Me" (From 9/5/22)
Newswire Live: Oaxacan Art in Cohen, The Boys, and "You Always Knew the Way to Wow Me" (From 9/5/22)
In this episode of Newswire Live, guest contributor Elizabeth Fitzgerald gives the rundown on Cohen's newest art gallery, "Human Rights/Derechos Humanos." John Baldridge again fills us in on all the sports updates you could ask for, including a brand new sport to Xavier's repertoire. Newcomers Klarise Stewart and Patrick Kayes take over Radio Recs this week, with their reviews of Steve Lacy's "Gemini Rights" and Amazon Prime's "The Boys." Guest contributor Ryan Hulligan gives us a look at Xavier events with Campus Catchup, and Opinions Editor Charlie Gstalder may make a guest appearance at an open mic during Downtown Lowdown. Guest contributor Pat Geinor wraps things up with a recap of major world news in What in the World.
20:06
September 05, 2022
Newswire Live: Manresa Core Q&A, 3,000 Years of Longing, and Beach Boys on LSD (From 8/29/22)
Newswire Live: Manresa Core Q&A, 3,000 Years of Longing, and Beach Boys on LSD (From 8/29/22)
In the first episode of season 3, Newswire Live show hosts Kayla Ross and Julia Lankisch kick things off with an introduction, quickly followed by an interview with Manresa Core members Andrea Dauterman, Jaid Goh, and Georgia Fosse to get an insider view of how Xavier's first-year orientation begins. Campus Correspondent Charlie Gstalder tells us where to worship the Frisbee gods and so much more on Campus Catchup. In two new segments to the show, Ben Thompson and Marty Dubecky give their hot takes on this month's new movie (3,000 Years of Longing) and music (Reset by Panda Bear and Sonic Boom). Afterward, newcomer to the show John Baldridge tells us all things Cincinnati sports, from Xavier and beyond. Finally, the show rounds out with Leighton Gammage teaching us how best to spend our parent's money on Downtown Lowdown. The Newswire Live theme song (played during the introduction and closing) was produced by Xavier alumni Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
21:56
August 29, 2022
Newswire Live: Phi Beta Kappa Society, Cincinnati Reds, and final farewells from David Ludwig (From 2/25/22)
Newswire Live: Phi Beta Kappa Society, Cincinnati Reds, and final farewells from David Ludwig (From 2/25/22)
In this episode of Newswire Live, show host David Ludwig interviews Sophie Boulter discussing the secretive Phi Beta Kappa society. Campus Correspondent Alyssa Sepulveda tells us what's going on around campus in the Campus Catch-Up. Following that, our sports reporter Julia Lankisch looks back on the Cincinnati Reds' last couple of weeks and shares her discontentedness with the team. Afterward, Print Managing Editor Chloe Salveson gives us things to do around the city in Downtown Low Down. Finally, everyone's favorite Sebastian Aguilar answer the question we've all been asking, What in the World? The Newswire Live theme song (played during the Introduction and Closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
16:37
April 25, 2022
Newswire Live: Stuff the Bus, Protests on Campus (From 4/11/2022)
Newswire Live: Stuff the Bus, Protests on Campus (From 4/11/2022)
In this episode of Newswire Live, show host David Ludwig interviews Jordan Jiles about the Stuff the Bus event going on this week. The crew discusses the recent protests that have taken place at Xavier and the administration's response to these issues. Campus Correspondent Alyssa Sepulveda tells us what's going on around campus in the Campus Catch-Up. Following that, our sports reporter Julia Lankisch looks back on the Cincinnati Reds' opening series against the defending champion Atlanta Braves and looks ahead to the home opener. Afterward, future Multimedia Managing Editor Spencer de Tenley gives us things to do around the city in Downtown Low Down. Finally, everyone's favorite Sebastian Aguilar answer the question we've all been asking, What in the World? The Newswire Live theme song (played during the Introduction and Closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
19:16
April 12, 2022
Slip and Sliding into the DMs (Girlboss Cubed: Episode 4)
Slip and Sliding into the DMs (Girlboss Cubed: Episode 4)
In this episode, the girlbosses unpack how to slide into the DMs. Also, crime rates in Alaska. Girlboss Cubed features Kayla Ross, Spencer de Tenley, and Lilly Cotton. Follow them @girlbosscubed on Instagram. This student podcast is brought to you by Xavier Newswire.
29:18
March 24, 2022
Getting to Know the Girlbosses (Girlboss Cubed: Episode 3)
Getting to Know the Girlbosses (Girlboss Cubed: Episode 3)
In this episode, the girlbosses formally introduce themselves and unpack conspiracy theories, high school and our hatred of Queen Elizabeth II. Girlboss Cubed features Kayla Ross, Spencer de Tenley, and Lilly Cotton. Follow them @girlbosscubed on Instagram. This student podcast is brought to you by Xavier Newswire.
29:51
March 23, 2022
Newswire Live: Miller in, Steele Out and Xavier's New TikTok (From 3/21/2022)
Newswire Live: Miller in, Steele Out and Xavier's New TikTok (From 3/21/2022)
On this episode of Newswire Live, Staff Contributor Spencer de Tenley presents a piece written by Sports Page Editor Joe Clark on the hiring of new Xavier men's basketball Head Coach Sean Miller. Staff Contributor Julia Lankisch, prompted by Host Kayla Ross, shares her thoughts on the start of the Miller era as well and Xavier's performance in the NIT tournament thus far. Following that, Campus Correspondent Alyssa Sepulveda and A/V Technician Lilly Cotton give this week's Campus Catch-up. Next up, de Tenley gives a detailed list of some fun events happening in Cincinnati during the Downtown Lowdown. Finally, World Correspondent Sebastian Aguilar takes it home with the infamously hilarious "What in the World?" segment.  The Newswire Live theme song (played during the Introduction and Closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist.  Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.  
19:17
March 23, 2022
Hugh Jackman is a Mormon? (Girlboss Cubed: Episode 2)
Hugh Jackman is a Mormon? (Girlboss Cubed: Episode 2)
The girlbosses unpack mormonism and the benchmark of dateability with our bestie, Aidan Callahan. Girlboss Cubed features Kayla Ross, Spencer de Tenley, and Lilly Cotton. Follow them @girlbosscubed on Instagram. This student podcast is brought to you by Xavier Newswire.
31:53
March 19, 2022
Newswire Live: Xavier Misses Tournament, accepts NIT bid (From 3/14/2022)
Newswire Live: Xavier Misses Tournament, accepts NIT bid (From 3/14/2022)
On this episode of Newswire Live, staff writer Julia Lankisch tells us what resulted in our Muskies sadly missing the NCAA tournament, and also what to expect as we set forward into the NIT tournament. Following that, Campus Correspondent Alyssa Sepulveda brings us the goings-on around campus in the Campus-Catch Up. Then, staff writer Spencer de Tenley tells us the things to do for St. Patrick's Day around Cincinnati in the DownTown Low Down. Finally, show legend Sebastian Aguilar explains all the craziness going on on the planet in the What in the World? The Newswire Live theme song (played during the Introduction and Closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
14:54
March 15, 2022
Newswire Live: Jake the Goose Feature and Muskies on Break (From 2/28/2022)
Newswire Live: Jake the Goose Feature and Muskies on Break (From 2/28/2022)
On this episode of Newswire Live, show host David Ludwig interviews Jake Buonaccorsi, handler of the famous (or infamous?) Jake the Goose. Following that, we hear from the Xavier community about their plans for Spring Break next week. Alyssa Sepulveda as always tells us the goings-on on campus with the Campus Catch-Up. Staff Writer Julia Lankisch gives us a blast from the past with This Week in History, as well as learning about some holidays coming up. Then, Newswire Live's Arts and Entertainment contributor Spencer de Tenley gives us his Radio Recs as we all go on a much-needed break. Finally, to wrap it all up, we have the iconic Sebastian Aguilar with What in the World?  The Newswire Live theme song (played during the Introduction and Closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
24:47
March 01, 2022
Breaking down Xavier basketball (Shooting the Shot with Joe & Joe: Episode 4)
Breaking down Xavier basketball (Shooting the Shot with Joe & Joe: Episode 4)
Joe and Joe dive deep into the Musketeers' recent struggles while taking a look around the Big East. They also give their locks of the week and discuss the Champions League Round of 16, in addition to Aaron Rodgers' recent "cleanse." Shooting the Shot with Joe & Joe features Joe Clark and Joe Laurich. You can follow Joe Clark on Twitter for podcast updates @joeclark0 . This student podcast is brought to you by Xavier Newswire.
46:10
February 24, 2022
Debate & Discussion: Is the Tuition Increase a Good Thing? (Season 3, Episode 2)
Debate & Discussion: Is the Tuition Increase a Good Thing? (Season 3, Episode 2)
In this episode, Education and Enrichment Coordinator Joseph Cotton joins for a discussion on Xavier's recently announced tuition increase, with a few side discussions on mental health resources, the Xavier core, and Travis Steele's contract. The music in this episode was produced by Xavier graduate Carolyn Youngquist. Debate & Discussion releases every other Wednesday. This episode was released on 2/9/2022.
33:35
February 24, 2022
Newswire Live: Xavier's New Mask Policy and SGA Feature (From 2/21/2022)
Newswire Live: Xavier's New Mask Policy and SGA Feature (From 2/21/2022)
In this week's episode of Newswire Live, show host David Ludwig interviews Blobcast manager Chloe Salveson about the updated Xavier mask policy and the changes that the decision has had around campus. Following that, show host Kayla Ross interviews SGA Senator Shontelle Johnson to get an insight as to the goings-on around student government. Campus Correspondent Alyssa Sepulveda tells us what's going on around Xavier in the Campus Catch-Up. Then, weekly contributor Spencer de Tenley gives us some social plans in the Downtown Low-Down. Finally, the long-awaited return (following a one-week absence after losing $25 on the Bengals) of Sebastian Aguilar to give us the goings-on around the world with What in the World? The Newswire Live theme song (played during the Introduction and Closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
17:37
February 22, 2022
Debate & Discussion: Joe Biden's Administration and Printers in Residence Halls? (Season 3, Episode 1)
Debate & Discussion: Joe Biden's Administration and Printers in Residence Halls? (Season 3, Episode 1)
In this episode, staff members Joseph Cotton and Charlie Gstalder offer their thoughts on the progress of the Biden administration after one year in office. Then, Chloe Salveson and Hunter Ellis join a debate on whether Student Government Association should pursue an initiative to put printers in the residence halls. The music in this episode was produced by Xavier graduate Carolyn Youngquist. Debate & Discussion releases every other Wednesday. This episode was released on 1/26/2022.
21:31
February 10, 2022
Newswire Live: Ryan Spolar Interview and Super Bowl Preview (From 2/7/2022)
Newswire Live: Ryan Spolar Interview and Super Bowl Preview (From 2/7/2022)
In this week of Newswire Live, staff writer Emily Croft interviews the Gallagher Student Center Director, Ryan Spolar. Then, Campus Correspondent Alyssa Sepulveda tells us the goings-on around Xavier in the Campus Catch-Up. We have Spencer de Tenley back at it again with the Downtown Low Down. Kayla Ross and Spencer give us their advice on what to do this Valentine's Day. Julia Lankisch looks ahead to the Super Bowl with the Bengals taking on the Rams. As always, Sebastian Aguilar closes the show with What in the World? The Newswire Live theme song (played during the Introduction and Closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
26:32
February 08, 2022
Bengals Super Bowl, Big East thrillers, Soccer and snow days (Shooting the Shot with Joe & Joe: Episode 3)
Bengals Super Bowl, Big East thrillers, Soccer and snow days (Shooting the Shot with Joe & Joe: Episode 3)
Joe and Joe dive into the best games in the Big East, welcome their first guest and talk about the Bengals' historic Super Bowl run. They also discuss the current failures of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team and their favorite snow day activities. Shooting the Shot with Joe & Joe features Joe Clark and Joe Laurich. You can follow Joe Clark on Twitter for podcast updates @joeclark0 . This student podcast is brought to you by Xavier Newswire.
31:25
February 02, 2022
Newswire Live: 2022 Manresa Core Interview and This Week in History (From 1/31/2022)
Newswire Live: 2022 Manresa Core Interview and This Week in History (From 1/31/2022)
In this week on Newswire Live, show co-host Kayla Ross conducts an exclusive interview with two of the members of Xavier's Manresa Core leaders, Georgia Fosse and Sean Smythe. Following that, Campus Correspondent Alyssa Sepulveda tells us what's going on around Xavier in the Campus Catch-Up. We have Spencer de Tenley giving us his Radio Recommendations — including three throwback songs to bring the atmosphere. Griffin Brammer brings back This Week in History. Finally, to wrap it up Sebastian Aguilar gives us the goings-on in the world in What in the World? The Newswire Live theme song (played during the Introduction and Closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
19:46
February 01, 2022
Xavier Upcoming Recruits, NFL Championship Predictions, and Chicago (Shooting the Shot with Joe & Joe: Episode 2)
Xavier Upcoming Recruits, NFL Championship Predictions, and Chicago (Shooting the Shot with Joe & Joe: Episode 2)
Joe and Joe go in-depth on Xavier, Big East recruiting and the NFL conference championship games. They also talk about a very important one-year anniversary, their trip to Chicago and give you one show that you should watch. Shooting the Shot with Joe & Joe features Joe Clark and Joe Laurich. You can follow Joe Clark on Twitter for podcast updates @joeclark0 . This student podcast is brought to you by Xavier Newswire.
35:25
January 26, 2022
Newswire Live: How Covid-19 is Impacting Cincinnati Schools and Turkiye (From 1/24/2022)
Newswire Live: How Covid-19 is Impacting Cincinnati Schools and Turkiye (From 1/24/2022)
In this episode of Newswire Live, Staff Contributor Jesse Dolojan reports on how Covid-19 is impacting Cincinnati schools, from kindergarten to local universities. Then, Campus Correspondent, Alyssa Sepulveda brings the latest goings-on around Xavier during the Campus Catch-Up. Following that, Contributor Spencer de Tenley brings us the Downtown Lowdown, with a special focus on the Cincinnati Bengals' big win. To bring the episode to a close, Sebastian Aguilar tells us What in the World? is going on The Newswire Live theme song (played during the Introduction and Closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
13:12
January 25, 2022
Big East Basketball, French Robbery, and Random Athletes (Shooting the Shot with Joe & Joe: Episode 1)
Big East Basketball, French Robbery, and Random Athletes (Shooting the Shot with Joe & Joe: Episode 1)
In their first ever podcast, Joe and Joe dig deep into the Big East, gambling and soccer. They also talk about their favorite random athletes and dig deep into the controversial topic of baseball stadium food.  Shooting the Shot with Joe & Joe features Joe Clark and Joe Laurich. You can follow Joe Clark on Twitter for podcast updates @joeclark0 . This student podcast is brought to you by Xavier Newswire.
27:13
January 20, 2022
Firsts (Girlboss Cubed: Episode 1)
Firsts (Girlboss Cubed: Episode 1)
As first-year students at Xavier, we've certainly experienced all kinds of firsts. First days of classes, first kisses, first dates — and last, but certainly not least, our first episode of our first podcast. Girlboss Cubed features Kayla Ross, Spencer de Tenley, and Lilly Cotton. Follow them @girlbosscubed on Instagram. This student podcast is brought to you by Xavier Newswire.
29:27
January 20, 2022
Inside Xavier Sports: Xavier Basketball Analysis and NFL Playoff Predictions
Inside Xavier Sports: Xavier Basketball Analysis and NFL Playoff Predictions
In this episode of Inside Xavier Sports, Show Manager (and fill-in host) Will Pembroke is joined by Newswire Sports Editor Joe Clark to analyze the Xavier Men's and Women's basketball seasons so far, and then Multimedia Managing Editor Hunter Ellis also joins as the group gives their opinions and predictions for NFL Wild Card Weekend. The music in today’s episode was produced by Xavier graduate Carolyn Youngquist. Inside Xavier Sports releases every other Wednesday at 7 p.m. This episode was released on 1/12/2022.
17:12
January 13, 2022
Newswire Live: Does Xavier Recycle? and the Start of a New Semester (From 1/10/2022)
Newswire Live: Does Xavier Recycle? and the Start of a New Semester (From 1/10/2022)
In this short episode of Newswire Live, Staff Contributor Spencer Tracy presents an investigative article on whether Xavier University REALLY recycles, and the recent sustainability efforts on campus. Then, Campus Correspondent Alyssa Sepulveda brings the beginning of the semester updates during the Campus Catch-up, and Audio Editor Sebastian Aguilar rounds out the show updating on everyone on "What in the World" is happening right now. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction and closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
11:48
January 12, 2022
Newswire Live: Election Edition (Episode 1–Executive Tickets)
Newswire Live: Election Edition (Episode 1–Executive Tickets)
In this mini-series, learn about the candidates for the upcoming election on October 20. Today’s episode features the executive tickets running for President and Vice-President, including Xavier AID, We ARE Change, and Voice for Xavier. Watch out for the next episode—coming next Tuesday, October 19th, right after the Executive Debate, which goes live at 6 p.m. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
24:13
October 13, 2021
Newswire Live: Native American Awareness Gallery and Squid Game (From 9/27/2021)
Newswire Live: Native American Awareness Gallery and Squid Game (From 9/27/2021)
In this episode of Newswire Live, Intern Marty Dubecky features local artist and Director of Photography at Xavier Greg Rust's Native American Awareness Exhibit, which is currently on display on the third floor of Gallagher Student Center. Then, Senator Annalese Cahill joins the show for our Senate Session, and The Back Page Editor and co-host of The Blobcast Aidan Callahan makes his triumphant return to Newswire Live with a Radio Reccomendation segment featuring "Squid Game" and much more. Then, we round out the show with Alyssa Sepulveda giving the Campus Catch-Up, Kayla Ross bringing you this week in history, and Sebastian Aguilar telling everyone about "What in the World?" is happening this week. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
24:07
October 07, 2021
Debate & Discussion: The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy (Season 2, Episode 2)
Debate & Discussion: The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy (Season 2, Episode 2)
In one of our most entertaining debates yet, World News Editor Sophie Boulter and contributor of Newswire Live’s “What in the World?” segment Sebastian Aguilar debate what actions the United States should focus on in the wake of it’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. Then, they are joined by host Leighton Gammage to discuss their highlights from the weekend’s Oktoberfest celebrations in Cincy. The music in this episode was produced by Xavier graduate Carolyn Youngquist. Debate & Discussion releases every other Wednesday at 7 p.m. This episode was released on 9/22/2021.
30:34
September 23, 2021
Newswire Live: D’Artagnan’s Den and Employee Vaccine Mandate (From 9/20/2021)
Newswire Live: D’Artagnan’s Den and Employee Vaccine Mandate (From 9/20/2021)
In this episode of Newswire Live, Intern Jesse Dolojan brings an update on D’Artagnan’s Den’s recent closure as they prepare to add PC gaming to the space, Breaking News Response Team member Olivia Valkner discusses faculty reactions to the recent email sent to faculty mandating vaccines for the upcoming semester, and Senator David Reeves offers an update on the day’s SGA meetings. Of course, all of your favorite segments return, including the Campus Catch-Up, Radio Recommendations, This week in History, and What in the World? The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
19:42
September 23, 2021
Inside Xavier Sports: Men’s tennis season preview (Season 1, Episode 2)
Inside Xavier Sports: Men’s tennis season preview (Season 1, Episode 2)
In this episode of Inside Xavier Sports, Host Ethan Brosnan and Show Manager Will Pembroke are joined by junior tennis player Jake Zipoli to preview the upcoming men’s tennis season and discuss Week 1 of the NFL season. The music in today’s episode was produced by Xavier graduate Carolyn Youngquist. Inside Xavier Sports releases every other Wednesday at 7 p.m. This episode was released on 9/15/2021.
25:23
September 16, 2021
Newswire Live: The Boat Dance, class recommendations, and upcoming concerts (From 9/13/2021)
Newswire Live: The Boat Dance, class recommendations, and upcoming concerts (From 9/13/2021)
In this episode of Newswire Live, Campus Correspondent Alyssa Sepulveda brings you student perspectives on the return of the Boat Dance last Friday, and a preview of the week ahead in our Campus Catch-up. Then, SGA Senator Annalese Cahill gives an update on the SGA meeting, including opportunities to get involved as a Senator, Managing Multimedia Editor Hunter Ellis brings “This Week in Xavier History”, and Show Manager Emma Stevens gives her “Radio Recommendations” on some classes you should take. Guest host Kayla Ross and Audio Editor Sebastian Aguilar then round out the show with the “Downtown Lowdown” and “What in the World?”. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
21:42
September 14, 2021
Debate & Discussion: Should Xavier rescind the vaccine mandate? (Season 2, Episode 1)
Debate & Discussion: Should Xavier rescind the vaccine mandate? (Season 2, Episode 1)
Our podcast, Debate & Discussion, officially returns, bringing more deliberation and hot takes from Xavier students. In the first episode of Season 2, Guest Contributors Grady Boris and Kayla Ross join Show Manager Will Pembroke and Staff Contributor Andrew Zerman to discuss Xavier’s recently announced vaccine mandate for the Spring Semester. Then, the group is joined by guest Leighton Gammage and Editor-in-Chief Alex Budzynski to discuss what the group is looking forward to most as Xavier returns to “normal”. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier graduate Carolyn Youngquist. Debate & Discussion releases every other Wednesday at 7 p.m. This episode was released on 9/1/2021.
25:23
September 14, 2021
Newswire Live: SGA executive resigns, Graeters closes, and COVID-19 surges (From 8/30/2021)
Newswire Live: SGA executive resigns, Graeters closes, and COVID-19 surges (From 8/30/2021)
In this episode of Newswire Live, you’ll hear breaking news coverage on the resignation of one of SGA’s vice presidents, including a reaction from Senator David Reeves, Show Manager Emma Stevens and Guest Contributor Jesse Dolojan present how nationwide labor shortages have taken a toll on Xavier's dining establishments, resulting in limited hours and the closing of the nearby Graeters, and then Editor-in-Chief Alex Budzynski gives a briefing on the rapid rise of COVID-19 at Xavier. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist. Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
26:41
September 14, 2021
Inside Xavier Sports: An analysis of Muskies at the Summer League (Season 1, Episode 1)
Inside Xavier Sports: An analysis of Muskies at the Summer League (Season 1, Episode 1)
In our first episode of our new show, Inside Xavier Sports, Host Ethan Brosnan, Show Manager Will Pembroke, and guest Sam Stout discuss the best and worst Xavier graduates at the NBA summer league, Brosnan and Pembroke give you the weekly scores synopsis, bringing the highlights from every Xavier game in the last week you might have missed, and the whole multimedia crew discusses the biggest storylines as the NFL preseason concludes. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier graduate Carolyn Youngquist. Inside Xavier Sports releases every other Wednesday at 7 p.m. This episode was released on 8/25/2021.
21:45
September 14, 2021
Newswire Live: The sounds of Xavier's summer, the founding of Cincinnati, and Justin Trudeau (From 8/23/2021)
Newswire Live: The sounds of Xavier's summer, the founding of Cincinnati, and Justin Trudeau (From 8/23/2021)
In the first episode of Newswire Live during the 2021-2022 school year, host David Ludwig and the rest of Newswire's multimedia crew return to bring you a feature on some of the sounds of Xavier's summer and the Campus Catch-up, in addition to several new segments for the new year, including "This week in history", brought to you this week by Hunter Ellis; "What in the World?", presented by Audio Editor Sebastian Aguilar; and "Radio Recommendations", featuring guests Ben Thompson and Kayla Ross. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier grad Carolyn Youngquist.  Newswire Live broadcasts on XUFM every Monday at 7 p.m.
18:13
September 14, 2021
A Preview of Newswire Multimedia
A Preview of Newswire Multimedia
Catch a brief introduction to the content Xavier Newswire Multimedia brings our listeners every week, including live news, sports, student opinions, comedy and more, told by the people who bring you those productions.
02:05
September 04, 2021
Debate & Discussion: What do students expect from Dr. Hanycz? (Season 1, Episode 9)
Debate & Discussion: What do students expect from Dr. Hanycz? (Season 1, Episode 9)
In our last episode of the first season Debate & Discussion, our whole multimedia crew, including Erin, Hunter, Sebastian, WIll and Grace, are joined by Newswire's Campus News Editor Joseph Cotton and Opinions & Editorials Editor Charlie Gstalder to discuss particular issues students are passionate for Xavier's newly appointed president, Dr. Colleen Hanycz. Then, the team attempts to wrap up the Spring Semester and 2020-2021 academic year as a whole in one word each. The music played during the introduction, transitions and closing was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
28:11
September 02, 2021
Newswire Live 4/26/2021
Newswire Live 4/26/2021
In this episode of Newswire Live, Erin Albright (filling in for the again absent David Ludwig) moderates a discussion one student from each class at Xavier will reflect on the ways that COVID-19 has impacted their college experience after a year of being on campus during the pandemic. Then, you can hear the final Chloe's Campus Catch-up of the semester, and another satire segment from Aidan, Sebastian and... Father Graham?  The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space. NOTE: This is the CLEAN version of this episode as it was censored in post production.
37:18
September 02, 2021
Debate & Discussion: Is Spring or Fall Semester better at Xavier? (Season 1, Episode 8)
Debate & Discussion: Is Spring or Fall Semester better at Xavier? (Season 1, Episode 8)
In this episode of Xavier Newswire's podcast, Debate & Discussion, Xavier students Avery Strychasz and Aidan Callahan debate whether Xavier's campus and activities are better during the Fall or Spring semester. Then, our guests will join the rest of the Debate & Discussion crew to discuss which item at the caf is their favorite... their answers are quite controversial. The music played during the introduction, transitions and closing was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
24:22
September 02, 2021
Newswire Live 4/19/2021
Newswire Live 4/19/2021
On this episode of Newswire Live,  learn more about Cintas Center shutting down as a vaccine distribution site due to the recently mandated pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Then, Senator David Reeves brings an update about next year's budgets for student organizations, followed by a satire segment brought to you by Back Page Editor Aidan Callahan and Audio Editor Sebastian Aguilar. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
30:00
September 02, 2021
Debate & Discussion: Are vaccine mandates even legal? (Season 1, Episode 7)
Debate & Discussion: Are vaccine mandates even legal? (Season 1, Episode 7)
In this episode of Newswire's podcast, Debate & Discussion, sophomore Xavier students Gus Nations IV and Sam Stout debate whether Xavier should mandate vaccines for the upcoming school year or not. Then, our guests will join the rest of the Debate and Discussion crew to discuss one thing each of them are most excited to do after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. The music played during the introduction, transitions and closing was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
17:40
September 02, 2021
Newswire Live 4/12/2021
Newswire Live 4/12/2021
After a week off for Easter, Newswire Live returns, bringing staff writers Cedar Earlywine, Emma Stevens, and Grace Carlo in discuss the student art display in Gallagher, Shadows and Light. Then, Chloe gives the Campus Catch-up, and Griffin, Emma, Grace, and the multimedia crew give their hot takes on wings, Taylor Swift and theatre. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
28:16
September 02, 2021
Debate & Discussion: Should Xavier build its new Dorm? (Season 1, Episode 6)
Debate & Discussion: Should Xavier build its new Dorm? (Season 1, Episode 6)
In this episode of Debate & Discussion, staff writers Emma Stevens, Robbie Dzieranowski and Campus News editor Joseph Cotton discuss Xavier's abandoned plans for a new first-year dorm between Kuhlman and Buenger. Then, the whole multimedia crew debate what the best and worst Easter candies are, in lieu of the upcoming holiday. The music played during the introduction, transitions and closing was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
23:14
September 02, 2021
Newswire Live 3/29/2021
Newswire Live 3/29/2021
In this episode of Newswire Live, Co-host Erin Albright gives an update on the rising COVID-19 cases on campus, Managing Multimedia Editor Hunter Ellis has the inside scoop on a new soccer team coming to Corcoran Field, and Griffin Brammer brings some special April Fools hot takes. Eventually, the staff ends up discussing their top Spotify artists of the year. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
25:50
September 02, 2021
Debate & Discussion: Who will win the World Series? (Season 1, Episode 5)
Debate & Discussion: Who will win the World Series? (Season 1, Episode 5)
In this episode of Debate & Discussion, Sports Editor Joe Clark and guest Tyler Clifton debate who the best team in the MLB is heading into the 2021 season. Then, after a week of Bernie Sanders memes, the whole multimedia crew joins in for a discussion on the best meme of the year so far. The music played during the introduction, transitions and closing was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
21:45
September 02, 2021
Newswire Live 3/22/2021
Newswire Live 3/22/2021
This episode of Newswire Live continues our discussion from the previous week about changes coming to the Student Government Association. We are joined by Chair of the Board of Elections, Peter Korchak, who discusses his concerns with the interest in and visibility of SGA, then Senator David Reeves joins to discuss the two amendments that were passed by the SGA to try and make changes regarding these issues. In addition, co-host Erin Albright discusses new security measures put into place in response to campus vandalism, then staff writer Grace Hamilton joins through the phone lines to give a rundown on her popular opinion series “We’re All Misogynists”. Finally, we wrap the show with another series of Griffin’s Hot Takes, and we welcome World News Editor Mo Juenger to help us out. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
43:41
September 01, 2021
Debate & Discussion: Was the better burger at Blue Blobs or Burger 513? (Season 1, Episode 4)
Debate & Discussion: Was the better burger at Blue Blobs or Burger 513? (Season 1, Episode 4)
In this food-centered debate, sophomore Isaiah Johnson and Managing Multimedia Editor Hunter Ellis debate which of Xavier's fine dining establishments was the better restaurant, the now-defunct Blue Blobs Diner, or the joint it was replaced by, Burger 513. Then, the whole multimedia crew discusses whether we should still have daylight savings time, or should abolish it once and for all. The music played during the introduction, transitions and closing was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
16:59
September 01, 2021
Newswire Live 3/15/2021
Newswire Live 3/15/2021
In this episode of Newswire Live, we are joined by Student Government Association president Mickey Townsend to discuss initiatives of the executives, and Managing Multimedia Editor Hunter Ellis and Campus Correspondent Chloe Salveson discuss the growing problem of lack of knowledge about the SGA on campus. After that, in one of our favorite segments of hot takes ever, the staff attempts to give their takes all in haiku form. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
40:54
September 01, 2021
Debate & Discussion: Are Buenger or Brockman bathrooms best? (Season 1, Episode 3)
Debate & Discussion: Are Buenger or Brockman bathrooms best? (Season 1, Episode 3)
In this episode of Debate & Discussion, sophomore Sam Stout and first-year Morgan Miles debate the different styles of bathrooms and living offered to students on campus. Then, Sam and Morgan are joined by Audio Editor Sebastian Aguilar and Managing Multimedia Editor answer the ultimate question: IS WATER WET? The music played during the introduction, transitions and closing was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
21:56
September 01, 2021
Newswire Live 3/8/2021
Newswire Live 3/8/2021
Although we were missing two of our series regulars, the news never stops. In this episode of Newswire Live, host Erin Albright, radio reporter Griffin Brammer, Campus News Editor Joseph Cotton, Managing Multimedia Editor Hunter Ellis and Back Page Editor Aidan Callahan bring you the news on Cintas Center becoming a mass distribution site, the release of the fall academic calendar, flooding in Kentucky, the opening of a new Graeters location, and much more, and they wrap it all up with some Xavier hot takes. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
29:45
September 01, 2021
Debate & Discussion: Will Men's Basketball impress or disappoint to end the season? (Season 1, Episode 2)
Debate & Discussion: Will Men's Basketball impress or disappoint to end the season? (Season 1, Episode 2)
In this episode of Xavier Newswire's new podcast, Debate & Discussion, Newswire's Sports News Editor Joe Clark and sophomore Ethan Brosnan discuss the performance of the Xavier Men's Basketball team this season. Then, the whole crew will give their picks for who will win March Madness. The music played during the introduction, transitions and closing was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major.  Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
21:24
August 31, 2021
Newswire Live 3/1/2021
Newswire Live 3/1/2021
In this episode of Newswire Live, you will get to hear a story about the 2020 BIG East Startup Challenge and then an interview with Xavier’s second-place winning team, Tucker O’Neill and Beck Apple. Then, as always, you will get the Campus Catch-Up from Chloe Salveson and some hot takes from Griffin Brammer. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
23:14
August 31, 2021
Debate & Discussion: Are the quarantine food options good enough? (Season 1, Episode 1)
Debate & Discussion: Are the quarantine food options good enough? (Season 1, Episode 1)
In the first Episode of Xavier Newswire's new podcast, Debate & Discussion, juniors Aidan Callahan and Sebastian Aguilar debate whether the quarantine food options at Xavier University should be held to a higher standard. Then, Show Manager Will Pembroke and Campus Correspondent Grace Carlo discuss the recent flurry of snow days on campus.   The music played during the introduction, transitions, and closing was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space. This episode was released on February 24, 2021.
20:32
August 31, 2021
Newswire Live 2/22/2021
Newswire Live 2/22/2021
After taking the previous week off due to the President's Day holiday, Newswire Live returns with a series of Senator profiles, introducing some of the new Student Government Association members to you. The senators who elected to do a Newswire Live Senator profile include Senator Annalese Cahill, Senator Angelica Molen, Senator Evan Nash, Senator Madeline Anderson, Senator David Reeves, Senator Lucie Potter. Then, World News Editor Mo Juenger will bring you an update on the power outages happening on campus over the past week, and guest Griffin Brammer will offer up a very healthy hot take. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux. Newswire would like to give a special thanks to XUFM and the Communications department for recording equipment and space.
46:59
August 31, 2021
Debate & Discussion: Is the Pizza ATM a necessity to Xavier's soul? (The Sample Episode)
Debate & Discussion: Is the Pizza ATM a necessity to Xavier's soul? (The Sample Episode)
This episode was never planned to be released to the public. Yet, for your listening pleasure, in this sample edition of Debate & Discussion, staff writers Waleed Majid and Grace Carlo debate the importance of the Pizza ATM to the Xavier community, and how much longer it may be closed. The episode was recorded on February 8th and released solely to Newswire members as a preview for what our new podcast would become. The music played during the introduction and closing was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. 
10:08
August 31, 2021
Newswire Live 2/8/2021
Newswire Live 2/8/2021
In this episode of Newswire Live, catch an update from Chair of the COVID-19 task force Jeff Coleman on the rising number of cases on campus, and what changes students can expect for the new semester. Then, the whole multimedia crew will discuss the Super Bowl, whether it’s the half time show or prop bets. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. NOTE: The phone lines were open for this edition of the Newswire Live, but the call in number is only shared during live broadcasts and has been removed from this recorded version.
34:14
August 31, 2021
Newswire Live 2/1/2021
Newswire Live 2/1/2021
In the longest ever episode of Newswire Live, you’ll get to hear breaking news coverage from the weekend on acts of vandalism on campus, which were later named a bias incident by Xavier University’s Bias Action Response Team (BART). Newswire reporters, who were some of the first students that reported the acts of vandalism to XUPD and the university administration, will give a firsthand account of the incidents and the university’s response. Then, our hosts David Ludwig and Erin Albright were joined by three black student leaders on Xavier’s campus, Sierra Stennis, Andrew Michael, and Cameron Lakes, to discuss the incident and actions the university should take in response. After that coverage, Newswire Managing Editor Alex Budzynski will bring you an update on the introductory press conference of Xavier’s new president, Dr. Colleen Hanycz. Finally, we'll top off the first episode of the spring semester with Chloe's Campus Catch-Up and some Hot Takes. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux. NOTE: The phone lines were open for this edition of Newswire Live, but the call in number is only shared during live broadcasts and has been removed from this recorded version.
01:05:22
August 31, 2021
Newswire Live: The Lost Episode (From 9/14/2020)
Newswire Live: The Lost Episode (From 9/14/2020)
This is the "Lost Episode" of the Xavier Newswire Live. Due to technical difficulties in the studio, the recordings were lost after the production. Most of the clips were recovered and edited back together. However, parts of certain segments are either difficult to hear or lost completely. In the Lost Episode, which was originally recorded on September 14th, you will get to hear the first edition of Inside Newswire, which was a feature on Editor-in-Chief Heather Gast, the debut of Word News Editor Mo Juenger's mini-segment Week in Review, inspired by the section in print edition of Xavier Newswire of the same name, and finally a new edition of Xavier Hot Takes featuring Associate Multimedia Editor Will Pembroke.   The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux.
32:33
August 28, 2021
Newswire Live 11/16/2020
Newswire Live 11/16/2020
In the November 16th edition of Xavier Newswire Live, the final episode of our first semester of broadcasting, you will get to hear a discussion on whether student athletes should be paid, featuring first-year writer Grace Carlo, co-host Will Pembroke, and sophomore student athlete Gus Nations IV. Then, get the Campus Catch-up from Campus Correspondent Chloe Salveson, as well as an update on Covid-19 and other concerns heading into the new semester. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux.
46:40
August 28, 2021
Newswire Live 11/9/2020
Newswire Live 11/9/2020
In the November 9th edition of the Xavier Newswire Live, you will get to hear reporter Erin Albright bring a COVID-19 Campus update, with interesting information looking towards next semester from the chair of the COVID Task Force Jeff Coleman. Managing Multimedia Editor Hunter Ellis will bring an update on the results of local races, and finally Back Page Editor Aidan Callahan will bring the listeners his "5 Can't Miss Articles" for a feature on the print of last week's satire edition.   The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux.
36:39
August 28, 2021
Newswire Live 11/2/2020
Newswire Live 11/2/2020
In this short version of the Xavier Newswire Live, you'll hear reporter Erin Albright talk about the upcoming elections by highlighting two very close local races. Campus Correspondent Chloe Salveson will give her Campus Catch-up, and Will Pembroke makes his triumphant return to Hot Takes.   The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux.
20:41
August 28, 2021
Newswire Live 10/26/2020
Newswire Live 10/26/2020
In the October 26th edition of the Xavier Newswire Live, you will get to hear the third edition of Inside Newswire written by intern Nina Benich, followed by an interview with Advisor John Stowell, a report on the COBRA Collective sit-in and protest by Julia Lankisch, Chloe's Campus Catch-Up, a COVID-19 report prepared by guest co-host Erin Albright, and a participation piece about the restorative justice circle written by Morgan Miles.   The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux.
35:35
August 28, 2021
Newswire Live 10/19/2020
Newswire Live 10/19/2020
In the October 19th edition of the Xavier Newswire Live, you will get to hear Editor-in-Chief Heather Gast bring you a story prepared by intern Carter Daniels on the constitutional amendments proposed by the Student Government Association, followed by a discussion of the upcoming SGA election with Managing Multimedia Editor Hunter Ellis and Campus Correspondent Chloe Salveson. This episode also brings the inaugural edition of Chloe's Campus Catch-Up, followed by our weekly Feature on the Print, with Erin Albright.    The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux.   NOTE: The phone lines were open for this edition of the Newswire Live, but the call in number is only shared during live broadcasts and has been removed from this recorded version.
37:29
August 28, 2021
Newswire Live 10/12/2020
Newswire Live 10/12/2020
In the October 12th edition of the Xavier Newswire Live, you will get to hear a detailed recap of the Vice Presidential Debate prepared by writer Grace Hamilton, a catch up on campus news with Managing Multimedia Editor Hunter Ellis, Xavier sports banter led by Associate Multimedia Editor Will Pembroke, and a midwestern-focused hot takes segment.   The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux.   NOTE: The phone lines were open for this edition of the Newswire Live, but the call in number is only shared during live broadcasts and has been removed from this recorded version.
49:21
August 28, 2021
Newswire Live 10/05/2020
Newswire Live 10/05/2020
In the October 5th edition of the Xavier Newswire Live, you will get to hear a report on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett prepared by writer Chloe Salveson, followed by an interview with Sean Rhiney, the director of the Eigel Center. Then, catch the second edition of Inside Newswire, a series of features where listeners get to hear from many different roles within the Newswire that make things successful on a weekly basis. The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux.   NOTE: The phone lines were open for this edition of the Newswire Live, but the call in number is only shared during live broadcasts and has been removed from this recorded version.
44:28
August 28, 2021
Newswire Live 9/28/2020
Newswire Live 9/28/2020
In the first hour-long edition of the Xavier Newswire Live, you will get to hear an exclusive interview with Student Government Association President Thomas Wehby, more Xavier Hot Takes from Associate Multimedia Editor Will Pembroke and guest Wehby, a breaking news story about the Speak Up XU protest prepared by Contributor Erin Albright followed by an interview with Seriah Barnes, and lastly a feature on the print looking at the most viewed story on Newswire's Website this week, Pornography is not Liberation, written by Grace Hamilton.    The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux.
59:14
July 14, 2021
Newswire Live 9/21/2020
Newswire Live 9/21/2020
In the September 21st edition of the Xavier Newswire Live, you will get to hear a feature on Staff Writer Will Rippey's story about quarantining on Xavier's campus, followed by Rippey, Host David Ludwig and Associate Multimedia Editor Will Pembroke discussing their best quarantine shows, all before writer Nina Benich brings an update on the SGA initiative to bring a choice of preferred pronouns to the housing self service page.   The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major.
33:23
July 14, 2021
Newswire Live 9/7/2020
Newswire Live 9/7/2020
In the September 7th edition of the Xavier Newswire Live, you will get to hear Newswire Live's host David Ludwig report on the Zoom Bombing Bias Incident at Xavier, followed by a firsthand account of the incident by Xavier Newswire's Campus News Editor Joseph Cotton. Then, you'll hear a feature on the local bar scene by writer Mariette Waterhouse, all before catching Associate Multimedia Editor Will Pembroke's Xavier Hot Takes.    The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major. The Intermission in this episode is "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux.
30:25
July 14, 2021
Newswire Live 8/31/2020
Newswire Live 8/31/2020
In the Second Episode of the Xavier Newswire Live, you will get to hear Newswire's Campus News Editor Joseph Cotton introduce the new director of the Center for Faith and Justice (CFJ), Abby King-Kaiser, Host David Ludwig and Managing Editor Alex Budzynski discuss changes to the Theatre Program in the wake of COVID-19, and Assistant Multimedia Editor Will Pembroke and Joseph Cotton team up for three more hot takes.   The Newswire Live theme music (played during the introduction, transitions, and closing) was produced by Xavier's own Carolyn Youngquist, a senior music education major.
34:08
July 14, 2021
Newswire Live 8/24/2020
Newswire Live 8/24/2020
In the Inaugural Edition of the Newswire Live, you will get to hear Newswire's Managing Multimedia Editor Hunter Ellis report on how Xavier University is responding to COVID-19's spread on college campuses across the nation, Editor-in-Chief Heather Gast give an in-depth look at the history behind the decision to rename Fenwick Hall, and Assistant Multimedia Editor Will Pembroke give hot takes about Xavier's Campus.   Music in the Episode is called "Inspiration" by Rafael Krux.
42:58
July 14, 2021