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Villanova Professor David Cereceda Wins Department of Energy Early Career Award

Villanova Professor David Cereceda Wins Department of Energy Early Career Award

Sarah Sweeney, Co-News Editor June 28, 2022

We are living amid a climate crisis. Although the effects of the crisis are blatant – the last four years were the hottest on record, and 26 million people are pushed into poverty each year because of...

Father Peter expressed excitement for the Neptune era of Villanova Basketball.

Father Peter Speaks on Wright’s Retirement

Vivi Melkonian, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2022

There were few people who knew ahead of time about the retirement announcement heard ‘round the world, but University President Rev. Peter M. Donohue, O.S.A, Ph.D. was one of them. Former Villanova men’s...

Rev. Peter M. Donohue, O.S.A, Ph. D served as the commencement speaker for the class of 2021.

Villanova Commencement: No Feature Speaker, Set to Focus on Students

Vivi Melkonian, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2022

While other universities have names like Joe Biden, Taylor Swift and Anthony Fauci delivering their graduation addresses, Villanova has opted to make graduation this year all about the students. This year’s...

Dispensaries can now sell marijuana to customers aged 21 or older for recreational use.

New Jersey Legalizes Marijuana: Villanova Community Reacts

Sarah Sweeney, Co-News Editor April 27, 2022

If a person has ever overheard passionate debates about the existence of Central Jersey while eating dinner at a dining hall, or whether a certain spiced roll of pork should be called a pork roll or Taylor...

VSB student Michael Koerwer started Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) to help those in-need to file their taxes.

VSB Students Run Tax Clinic to Assist Students

Lydia McFarlane, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

Tax Day has been a major stressor to many Americans since 1955. Tax Day, which normally falls on or around April 15 (this year it was on April 18), is the day when individual income tax returns need to...

Villanova Black Law Students Association Launches “Equity in the Law” Newsletter

Kathy Fair, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

The executive board of Villanova’s Black Law Students Association- Undergraduate Chapter (formerly known as Pre-Law BLSA) recently launched a new section in the Pre-Law newsletter titled “Equity in...

Mask mandates come and go in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Imposes Then Revokes Indoor Mask Mandate

Emily Attisano, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

Only four days after becoming the first American city to reimpose an indoor mask mandate, the Philadelphia Health Department lifted this renewal. The initial order was a swift response to worsening COVID-19...

Students mourned the end of the Cats season.

Campus Mourns After Final Four Loss

Sarah Wisniewski, Co-News Editor April 6, 2022

University students experienced a true Final Four weekend filled with game watches, excitement, heartbreak and most of all, increased police presence.    According to CBS3, more than 10,000...

Muhammad is an entrepreneur, activist, speaker and author

Villanova Hosts Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad

Kathy Fair, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

On Monday, March 28, the University hosted Olympic bronze medalist and World Champion Ibtihaj Muhammad for a Spotlight on Leadership Lecture. Muhammad is an entrepreneur, activist, speaker and author....

Lucian Kim was National Public Radios (NPR) Moscow Bureau Chief from 2016 through 2021.

The War in Ukraine: A Journalist’s Analysis of the Conflict and Recent History

Anthony Grasso , Staff Writer April 6, 2022

As the tragedy of the war in Ukraine continues to unfold, the University has worked to keep the community informed. On Tuesday, March 29, the Russian Area Studies Program hosted the event “Russia in...

“Footsteps of Migrants,” was a visual campaign around campus providing perspectives on the immigrant experience.

University Celebrates Annual Immigration Week

Lydia McFarlane, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

The week of Mar. 28 to Apr. 1 was Immigration Week at the University. On Monday, Mar. 28, University President Rev. Peter M. Donohue, O.S,A., Ph.D., sent an email announcing Immigration Week on campus...

“From Ableism to Empowerment: Increasing Disability Awareness” Event

Katie Reed, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

On Friday, April 1 at 3 p.m., Christa Bialka, Ed.D., the Director of the Department of Education and Counseling and an Associate Professor of Special Education, hosted an event entitled “From Ableism...

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