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The Jonas Brothers performed this past weekend in for a boisterous crowd. 

Concert Review: The Jonas Brothers Are Back

Olivia Sabalaskey, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

To quote the Jonas Brothers’ favorite fan poster in the audience, “It wasn’t just a phase.”Although the trio has not been able to perform on tour across the country due to the pandemic, Nick, Kevin...

“WHITE” premiered this weekend in Villanova’s Mullen Center

Mullen Center Presents “WHITE” Opening Weekend

Sara Hecht, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

Decked out in emerald sequins and a tiara, an ethereal Diana Ross graced the Court Theatre on Friday, Sept. 24 during the opening performance of “WHITE,” a play written and directed by James Ijames. “Make’m...

A screenshot of Yik Yak.

The Return of the Yik Yak App to College Campuses

Chloe Miller, Staff Writer September 22, 2021

The social media app Yik Yak has taken over the University. While the app was popular during the early 2010s, Yik Yak recently relaunched in 2021 after a shutdown in 2017, due to a lack of users. The app...

The Unfortunate Mixed Messaging COVID Vaccines

Steven Makino, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

As the COVID-19 vaccination efforts persist with driving force, it has led to a greater conflict that is not only in the realm of politics but also in everyday life. Some find themselves in favor of vaccine...

West claims his 10th album “Donda” was released without his approval.

Donda Proves Record Labels are Bad for Music

Derek Ramirez Jerez, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

On the early morning of Aug. 29, Kanye West finally dropped “Donda,” an album that he teased to release in July 2020. This came after numerous listening parties sprinkled throughout the summer with...

Biden delivers a speech amid unrest in Afghanistan. 

Trump’s Taliban Deal Was a Mess, but This Was Biden

Brendan Donoghue September 8, 2021

At a White House press conference on the Afghanistan withdrawal last Thursday, President Joe Biden was asked by Fox News’ Peter Doocy whether he bore “any responsibility for the way things have unfolded...

The Afghanistan War Was All About the Money

Stephen Prager, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

This past Tuesday closed the final chaotic chapter of the longest war in American history. And nearly a week later, it still doesn’t quite seem real. Most students at Villanova are not old enough to...

Womens Soccer Beats Cornell, Improves to 5-0

Women’s Soccer Beats Cornell, Improves to 5-0

Owen Hewitt, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

Villanova’s women’s soccer team took home its fifth straight win to start the season Sunday, shutting out the Cornell Big Red, 2-0, at home. It’s the first time the ‘Cats have started the season...

Mr. Raveling with the original copy of MLKs speech.

Villanova Becomes New Steward of “I Have a Dream” Speech

Jackie Thomas September 6, 2021

On Aug. 27, students, staff, alumni and other community members were informed by University President Rev. Peter M. Donohue, O.S.A., Ph.D. of Villanova’s new role as permanent steward of the original...

The year following Floyd’s death has been filled with numerous protests advocating for the equality and protection of Black lives.

George Floyd: A Year in Remembrance

Vivi Melkonian, Co-Opinion Editor May 25, 2021

9 minutes and 26 seconds is a timestamp that now lives in infamy throughout America. 9 minutes and 26 seconds that would go on to spark unprecedented protests. 9 minutes and 26 seconds that changed America...

Villanova head coach Jay Wright celebrates after winning the national title in 2016, his first of two championships so far.

Jay Wright Inducted to Basketball Hall of Fame

Colin Beazley, Co-Sports Editor May 19, 2021

Villanova head men’s basketball coach Jay Wright has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Hall officials announced Sunday. Wright joins 15 other inductees to the 2021 class,...

Senior sprinter McKenna Keegan ran the anchor leg for two Wildcat relay victories.

Successful Philly Metro Meet

Zac Tipton, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

The Villanova Track and Field program finished its regular season at the Philadelphia Metropolitan Collegiate Invitational. The women won eight events, including Lydia Olivere’s record-breaking performance...

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