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A New Pact Helps Three New Orleans Men Become Doctors

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One used to deal drugs on the streets of New Orleans. Another grew up in Chicago with two drug-addicted parents. A third survived the tough streets of New York and Washington, D.C., where he once stared down the barrel of a gun. 786 more words

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Chris Mack Exits Xavier And Heads to Louisville #SharifDKingShow #KingInTheAfternoon

Xavier University’s Head Coach Chris Mack exits and Heads to The University Of Louisville as the New Head Coach. After  nine years wearing the Head Coach of  Xavier University Hat, Chris Mack is ready to take on a new challenge. 216 more words


Xavier University's Trevon Bluiett Chosen as AP All-American #SharifDKingShow #KingInTheAfternoon

Congrats to Xavier University’s senior Guard Trevon Bluiett being  tapped as  a second-team AP All-American. Trevon Bluiett has scored a total of 2,261 points in his four-year career at Xavier, which puts Trevon Bluiett at number two on Xavier University’s all-time scoring list. 137 more words


Louisville hires Chris Mack as new men's basketball coach

The University of Louisville and Chris Mack have agreed to terms on a seven-year deal to make Mack the school’s new men’s basketball coach, sources with direct knowledge of the deal told Courier Journal on Tuesday. 1,358 more words

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Saint Katherine Drexel

The Saint this Saturday is Katherine Drexel, patron saint of racial justice and philanthropists.  Saint Katherine grew up in a well-to-do household, but her family was faith-filled and used their treasure for good.  60 more words

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Finding the right fit at Xavier University

Jason Morency zips around the room refilling napkin holders in his section, occasionally stopping at a table to share one of his signature jokes. It’s around 3 p.m. 393 more words

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Xavier University is the only Catholic historically black college in the country

NEW ORLEANS — February is Black History Month, a month-long celebration remembering the important contributions that African Americans have made in our nation’s history.

In honor of Black History Month, News with a Twist is featuring the people and places of New Orleans and beyond who helped to shape our community. 147 more words

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