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Reading Terminal Market has an array of food, in addition to stands like flower shops.

Reading Terminal Market: A Historical Gem

Chloe Miller and Emma Cahill December 6, 2023

Maybe you’ve tried Geno’s and Pat’s, hopefully even D’Alessandro’s, but the Philadelphia food scene has much more to offer than just cheesesteaks (although we admit, the cheesesteaks are pretty...

Villanovans attended the tailgate this past Saturday and will show up again this weekend.

Night Tailgate: ‘Nova Versus UCLA

Elijah McDow, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

On Saturday, Dec. 9, fraternity brothers and sorority sisters will load into buses, trains and cars, but Atlantic City will not be their destination.    Prior to Villanova's matchup with UCLA...

Villanova Dining will host its End of Semester Dinner on Thursday.

Villanova Dining’s End of Semester Dinner

Zoe Manning, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

As the weather continues to get colder and classes begin to wrap up, there is a buzz on campus that is not only about finals rapidly approaching and heading home for the holidays, but also for Villanova’s...

Embracing the Holiday Season with All Sorts of Funky: Villanova University Jazz Band and Chamber Strings Christmas and Holiday Concert

Nikki Cassel, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

‘Tis the season. December is upon us, along with all the things we love about the holiday season - tinsel, those red cups at Starbucks and, of course, Christmas music. This weekend, the Villanova Jazz...

Tune in to see which Thanksgiving food aligns with your sign.

Zodiac Signs as Thanksgiving Dishes

Cali Carss, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

Aries: Gravy This might seem like an odd choice for the stereotypically fiery Aries, but they are rather compatible with fellow fire sign Leo, the star of the show. However, this is not only a happy...

Villanova students entered the housing lottery for a chance of living in The Commons.

Student Reactions to Villanova’s Senior Housing Lottery

Julia O'Keefe, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

After entering the rising senior housing lottery in October, rising Villanova seniors were notified if they were assigned winning numbers last Monday, Nov. 13. While many students were happy to receive...

Villanova Theatre is currently finishing its showing of Posterity.

Villanova Theatre’s “Posterity”

Zoe Manning, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

  From Nov. 9 to Nov. 23, Villanova Theatre showed Wendy Macleod’s “Posterity” at the Court Theatre in the John and Joan Mullen Performing Arts Center. The performers consist of six students...

Villanovas Africana Studies Program is under the umbrella of the Global Interdisciplinary Studies Department.

Africana Studies Spotlight

Anna Schoorlemmer, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

A Villanova education transcends traditional learning, offering students a chance to broaden their knowledge and understanding of the world. Students have the opportunity to take classes that interest...

UGG Comeback: A Recurring Seasonal Shift

Kalyani Halsband, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

The changing of the seasons has summoned the cold air, winter jackets and, perhaps most noticeably, the familiar UGG boots of all shapes and styles that seemingly dominate Villanova’s campus. The Tasman...

Villanova Student Theatre is currently premiering Twelfth Night.

Villanova Student Theatre’s “Twelfth Night”

Zoe Manning, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

From Nov. 16 to Dec. 3, Villanova Theatre will be staging William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” at the Smith Performance Lab in the John and Joan Mullen Performing Arts Center. The performers consist...

Villanovans share thoughts on what makes Thanksgiving, and the food, special.

Thanksgiving; Food, Food, Family and more Food

Maggie Fitzgerald, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, the dinner menu for this year’s holiday feast is surely forming. Along with plans for a morning Turkey Trot and time spent with strange extended family members,...

Pat Boy in the Connelly Cinema

Mayan Rapper Pat Boy Visits Villanova

Zara Black, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

As melodic notes filled the Connelly Cinema, cultural pride was celebrated with Mayan rapper Jesús Cristóbal Pat Chable, otherwise known as Pat Boy, on Thursday, Nov. 16.  Pairing a musical performance...

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