By Daylan Paige Jamal Allen is a junior Business Finance major from Birmingham, Ala. He is currently a right-hand pitcher on the Xavier Baseball team. In the future, he aspires to be an entrepreneur or an MLB pitcher, or an investor. The future holds no limit. Fun fact: He enjoys cookies and cream ice cream. What position do you play on the team and how do you think you impact the team? I’m a pitcher and I try to have a positive impact on my teammates on and off the…Read More
Month: February 2022
XU Herald Sports – Ja’Mya Rucker
By Daylan Paige Athlete of the Week, Ja’Mya Rucker was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is a graduating senior, majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. “I plan to be an OBGYN in the near future. Hopefully, I will have my own practice right at home because I believe in pouring resources back into the communities I grew up in, instead of leaving those communities for better opportunities. I am a flyer on Xavier’s Cheer Team, as well as a Head captain. A fun fact about…Read More
HBCU students respond to the spate of recent bomb threats.
By Madison Grant | Staff Writer Students at Historically Black Universities and Colleges woke up excited about the first day of Black History Month on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. However, the start of a month of celebration of Black history was marked by a feeling of uncertainty as a number of HBCUs across the country went into lockdown due to reported bomb threats. The campuses quickly issued alerts for students to shelter in place and postponed classes and campus activities at 14 HBCUs across the country. “ALERT! XULA has received…Read More
XU Herald Sports – Lewis Wilson
By Daylan Paige Lewis Wilson is the Herald’s latest, ‘Athlete of the Week’. Wilson is a senior Psychology Pre-Medical major from Upper Marlboro, MD. He currently serves on Xavier’s Track and Field team as a thrower, with his main events as shot put and discus. In the future, he aspires to become a sports physician. What does the season look like for you? We have a couple of meets left for our indoor season but will soon be gearing up for our outdoor season. What events do you compete in…Read More