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“America’s Future: A Conversation with Nikki Haley” highlighted Haley’s political background, take on the midterm election, opinion on ongoing issues around the world and future goals.

America’s Future: A Conversation with Nikki Haley

Isabella Carlin, Staff Writer December 14, 2022

Last Wednesday, undergrads, law students, professors and local residents filed into The Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion, and Public Policy to listen to Nikki Haley speak. Haley served as the...

The Christmas tree can be seen outside the Oreo.

University Celebrates the Start of Christmas Season with Tree Lighting

Julia Butch, Staff Writer December 8, 2022

Villanova students, faculty and families gathered in the heart of campus on Friday to enjoy the annual tree lighting ceremony, one of the time-honored highlights of the Christmas season.   The...

Students have begun to fill the library to study for finals.

Finals Season: Students React

Hannah Sweeney, Co-News Editor December 8, 2022

With Thanksgiving passed and winter break just weeks away, Villanova students are in the home stretch of the semester. Yet, before students can enjoy the festivities and excitement of the holiday season,...

Villanovas student health center.

Flu Season Has Fallen Upon Campus: The Health Center Responds

Arden West, Co-News Editor December 8, 2022

It’s that time of year again. The temperatures are getting colder, Starbucks has released its seasonal drinks and the ever-present cough has started to sound a little louder. Just as naturally as the...

Anne Welsh McNulty Institute Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Katie Reed, News Columnist December 8, 2022

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, the Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women’s Leadership hosted an event in the John and Joan Mullen Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate its fifth anniversary.  The...

A freshman found a live grasshopper in her salad from Villanova Dining.

Student Finds Live Bug in Salad

Cate McCusker, Senior Editor December 8, 2022

Most Villanova students don’t expect five star meals at the University’s dining halls. Whether it’s mold on grilled cheese, uncooked chicken, or maggots in the broccoli, Villanovans usually assume...

The Law Enforcement Torch Run unites officers from law enforcement agencies and corrections departments across the state in a year-round effort to raise funds and awareness for the Special Olympics movement.

Fall Fest Torch Run Creates Campus Controversy

Lydia McFarlane and Sarah Sweeney November 25, 2022

The University’s 34th annual Fall Fest for Special Olympics took place from Nov. 4-6. The mission of this year’s Fall Fest mission was to highlight the role of connection in growth.  “This year's...

Villanova Universitys St. Thomas of Villanova Church

Letter from the Editors: Response to University of Virginia Shooting

Editorial Staff November 16, 2022

Late Sunday evening, three students from the University of Virginia were shot and killed. Those whose lives were taken prematurely include Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr. and D’Sean Perry, all of whom...

The Commons house many seniors on campus each year.

Senior Year Housing Lottery Results Unveiled

Sarah Sweeney, Co-News Editor November 16, 2022

Two Fridays ago, campus was ablaze with more than the normal weekend excitement, as juniors were informed whether or not they would be able to live on campus for their Senior years, with the results of...

Maxwell Frost, an American activist and politician, was the first member of Generation Z to be elected to the United States Congress.

The First Member of Generation Z is Elected to the United States Congress

Isabella Balian, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

Last week, 25-year-old Maxwell Frost, an American activist and politician, was the first member of Generation Z to be elected to the United States Congress. Newly elected, Representative Frost will represent...

Amnesty International Hosts Women’s Rights Discussion

Isabella Balian, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

As a part of Immigration Week, Villanova’s Chapter of Amnesty International + No Lost Generation hosted a “Women’s Rights Discussion” surrounding women’s rights on Villanova’s campus and within...

Alumnus Cole Sternbergs new exhibition is called Thirsty while drowning.

Alumnus Cole Sternberg’s Artwork to Go on Display

Katie Reed, News Columnist November 16, 2022

On Thursday, Nov. 3, an event was held in the Villanova University Art Gallery to unveil a new, cross-campus art exhibition for the work of conceptual artist and alumnus Cole Sternberg, ’01 VSB. His...

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