Xavier’s Ranchi stunned by Prof’s Death

Xavier’s Ranchi stunned by Prof’s Death

Ranchi: Students of St Xavier’s College are still in shock over the sudden and untimely death of Ashutosh Roy, professor of English at St Xavier’s College, who was tipped to lead the department, who died in a hit-and-run near his home last week (15 June) A bus is said to have hit 58-year-old  Roy’s scooter […]

A Tamasha at City Mall, Patna

A Tamasha at City Mall, Patna

June, Patna: Visitors to Patna’s Central Mall were arrested by the sight of a girl being almost strangled by two guys. They stood riveted by this brilliant street play written by Nihal Kumar, a second year Mass Communication student. Tamasha-journey of women was organized by Xavier’s Theatre club of St. Xavier’s College of Mgmt. & Tech., […]

Xavier University: Legacy of excellence!

Xavier University: Legacy of excellence!

New Town: St Xavier’s University is “the model to follow” after showing in its inaugural year that an institute backed by a legacy of excellence will attract students irrespective of its location, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Monday. The university, whose campus is 3km beyond Tata Medical Center in New Town, had received more […]

Pure Joy for Kids at Risk

Pure Joy for Kids at Risk

It was a pure joy for some 700 children and accompanying adults at the VIVA Nirmal Anand winter celebration and Christmas party for children at risk. And what gave  contributed to the joy was the love and generosity of the first year Media undergraduates from St Xavier’s College, Patna. These students organised and ran a […]

Rakhi for Trees @ Xavier Colleges

Rakhi for Trees @ Xavier Colleges

On July 6, some 68 Student council members of St. Xavier’s Colleges, Patna celebrated RakshaBandhan in a unique style when they tied Rakhis to trees and made friendship with them to send the message about the trees:  how important or beneficial they are in our daily lives. The word ‘raksha bandhan’ in Sanskrit roughly means […]

Farewell to Jesuit Management Guru

Farewell to Jesuit Management Guru

August 7 (Monday) will see a great Jesuit management Guru laid to rest at Jamshedpur in Jharkhand. Father Edward Hugh McGrath, an American Jesuit who introduced teaching of business management labor relations among Catholic higher education institutions in India, died on August 4. He was 94. Father Edward Hugh McGrath, one of the founding fathers […]

Xavier Colleges celebrate St Ignatius

Xavier Colleges celebrate St Ignatius

Patna (Bihar): St.Xavier’s Colleges celebrated the feast day of St.Ignatius of Loyola was celebrated with much enthusiasm and fervour in the Multi Purpose Hall on 31st July 2017. As a remembrance of St.Ignatius of Loyola, who was born in 1491 in Spain, the entire college came together and made the event a memorable one. The […]

Why does Bihar Board have such poor results?

Why does Bihar Board have such poor results?

Sir I would like to share my class 11th and 12th experience in Patna. After completing 10th from I.C.S.E board, I changed to C.B.S.E board and chose such a school where bunking was allowed. Though it is against the C.B.S.E terms yet a majority of schools in Bihar overcharge students to let them bunk. They […]

Selfies and sentiments mark Xavierian Graduation in Patna

Selfies and sentiments mark Xavierian Graduation in Patna

This week the twin colleges of St. Xavier’s and St. Xavier’s College of Management and Technology (Digha, Patna) held their graduation day. It was a very special and an unforgettable day for the college  as the first batch of Economics department and Mass Communication department students were going out as the ambassadors of the college. […]

Remembering Camille Bouche SJ

Remembering Camille Bouche SJ

Sir, The good old boys of St. Xavier’s Collegiate School in Calcutta recounted the good old days in memory of one of the best loved teachers. Anecdotes about Father Camille Bouche SJ were shared at the school assembly on Thursday, bringing alive the man generations of Xaverians have loved and revered. Alumnorum Societas (Alsoc), the […]

Who will be the new ‘Black Pope’?

Who will be the new ‘Black Pope’?

All the top Jesuit priests are heading to Rome for the 36th General Congregation. Its main business will be to elect a new Superior General. (A long time ago, the head of the Jesuits was also called the Black Pope,  perhaps because of the black robes they wore at the time, or because they seemed […]

Why students Painted their faces at Xavier’s

Why students Painted their faces at Xavier’s

  Tuesday was World Peace Day (21 September). The campus housing the twin St Xavier’s colleges at Digha saw several strange faces. The reason? An inter-department Face painting competition jointly by St. Xavier’s College and St. Xavier’s College of Management and Technology. The competition was based on the college annual theme “Healthy Youth, Wealthy Nation”. […]