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The first two days of sorority recruitment is the Sisterhood Round.

Villanova Sorority Recruitment Recap

Leah Cardinale, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

“RushTok” has taken the internet by storm again this year, with many people on TikTok entertained by videos of young women participating in sorority recruitment at college and documenting their experiences....

Villanova introduced new silverware and dishware this semester.

The State of Villanova Dining: An Era of Sophistication

Sofia Krzewicki, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

When Villanova students filed into their favorite dining halls in mid-January, on the eve of a new semester, something was very different. Instead of the flimsy, floppy paper plates, plastic utensils and...

Villanova students have strong opinions about the recent change to Outlook.

Villanova Says G-bye to Gmail

Tallulah Laska, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

Villanova recently made the switch from Google Workspace to Microsoft Office 365 Platform, migrating all student and faculty accounts over winter break. In an email from Villanova’s University Information...

Villanova student Matthew Ryan and his mother (CLAS ‘86) at the NFC Championship.

Students Celebrate Eagles Advancing to Super Bowl

Elijah McDow, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

On the evening of February 4th, 2018, The City of Brotherly Love celebrated like never before. Nearly 1,200 miles away, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as Meek Mill’s “Dreams and  Nightmares” blasted...

Sidechat is a new app that bears similarity to YikYak.

What is Sidechat?

Tommy Lynch, Staff Writer December 7, 2022

You know that you’re in for an interesting time when the first post you see on an app is about being disappointed that Dr. Oz lost to John Fetterman. I don’t know which part of the meme was better;...

Club Rugby played a game at Army West Point this semester.

Club Spotlight: Club Rugby

Emma Cahill, Staff Writer December 7, 2022

Looking for a close-contact sport filled with excitement on the field? Look no further than Villanova’s club rugby team. As one of the many club sports Villanova has to offer, rugby stands out from the...

Villanova students are enjoying the holiday season while on campus.

Spread the Spirit: Villanova’s Guide to the Holidays

Tallulah Laska, Staff Writer December 7, 2022

Grab your hot cocoa and put on your favorite Hallmark movie, it is that time of the year again. Whether you spend the holidays by the fireplace or on the beach, this season is universally known for laughter,...

The Lepage Center opened in 2017 thanks to donor Albery Lepage ‘69 CLAS.

History Impacts the Future: The Albert Lepage Center

Colin Nemeth, Staff Writer December 7, 2022

History is critical for education, as it analyzes the causes and effects of events that define the contemporary world. The Albert Lepage Center at Villanova is dedicated to teaching impactful history lessons...

Father Francis says Mass at 5:30 p.m. in Corr Chapel one weekday a week.

Augustinians of Villanova: Father Francis Caponi

Olivia Sabalaskey, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

“I grew up in the Philadelphia area,” Father Francis Caponi, O.S.A., said. “It’s so nice to be back, close to my family, especially as my nieces and nephews grow up.” This week, Fr. Francis...

VOC members featured on a Labor Day trip to Delaware Water Gap.

Club Spotlight: Villanova Outdoors Club

Tallulah Laska, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

While Villanova’s campus is in the middle of a bustling suburban area, what many students do not know is that it is also close to some excellent outdoor experiences. For any student who wants to hike,...

Members of Beta Theta Pi celebrate after a successful fundraiser.

Beta Theta Pi’s Miles for Molly and Colly

Julia Stanisci, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

  This past weekend, on Nov. 12 and 13, Villanova’s Beta Theta Pi fraternity held its annual “Miles for Molly and Colly” philanthropy event, consisting of a 10+ mile run and Egg Toss competition...

Student Harry Wasnak presented his show “Body Talk” in the Garey Hall Black Box Studio.

Harry Wasnak’s “Body Talk”

Julia Stanisci, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

On Nov. 9 and 10 at 7 p.m., the Performance Studies Area in the Department of Communication presented its second show of the Fall 2022 season, titled “Body Talk.” Nearly 100 audience members gathered...

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