Of Summer Nights

By Joe Carriere The night races by As music whips with the wind Through open windows We found the right place The most pointless spot to sit To do whatever We own the summer The hot, cloudless nights where we Burn beneath the stars If we are lucky And we take time to let go […]


By Molly Boes I wove through the crowded airport, my bag digging into my already sun burnt shoulder, my eyes set on the food court. After a week filled with fish, potatoes, fresh fruit, rice, and chicken, I was looking forward to a meal of deep fried, completely unhealthy fast food. As I placed my […]

A lil’ art to get things mood

Hello everyone. The first deadline to submit is tomorrow and we’re doing good so far! About 50 submissions are in and they keep coming!   Check out this art by the lovely Hannah Baker and get inspired.

A Helpful Resource

By Molly Boes This is not a poem, nor a short story, nor a piece of graphic artwork. Instead, it’s a helpful resource for you writers out there. . So are you looking to write your own piece to submit, but fighting a losing battle with writer’s block or unsure about how exactly to write […]

And we’re back.

The Xavier Athenaeum is back like hopscotch on Saturdays. This site will be used to exhibit some of the publication’s best works as well as pieces from our editorial staff and event announcements. To us, creativity is key so we hope you enjoy. Like that one guy said, “You can’t wait for inspiration, you have […]