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The Redoubtable Joseph Epstein Likes Xavier University!

As the splendid readers of our Two-Daily Town kissin’ cousin know, the hardworking staff is a proud alum of Xavier University, whose basketball team took a Brody  in the NCAA West Regional semifinal. But all is not lost! The Musketeers … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace Michael Ford, Political Strategist Extraordinaire

I knew Mike Ford before he was Michael Ford. He and I roomed together in 1970, the year he graduated from Xavier University. That Jesuit institution in Cincinnati left an indelible mark on Mike, as strong as Holy Communion or … Continue reading

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Habemus Papam (Jesuits Rule! Edition)

The hardlearning staff, being a double-Jebbie (Fordham Prep class of ’67, Xavier University class of ’71), couldn’t be more pleased with new Pope Francis I, Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina. Not that it really matters to us: Our Catholicism lapsed … Continue reading

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Xavier University: Sweet Sixteen But Never Been Kissed

As an intermittently proud Xavier University alum, the hardworking staff is of course delighted that the Musketeers vanquished the Lehigh Mountain Hawks 7o-58 in last night’s NCAA bakeoff. As Lehigh Valley Live reported: Xavier University men’s basketball coach Chris Mack brought … Continue reading

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Go (Home, Alas), Muskies!

I’m an even prouder alum of Xavier University (although it’s still unlikely I’ll give them any money) after tonight’s knee-buckling, double-overtime loss to Kansas State in the NCAA hoop hootenanny. Damn! Those K-State shooters had ice icewater in their veins, … Continue reading

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Go Muskies!

As a proud Class of ’71 Xavier University graduate (full disclosure: I’ve never given them any money, then or now), I was of course thrilled to see the old alma mater on Page One of Tuesday’s New York Times. Headline … Continue reading

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