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Villanova junior Teddy Fitzsimons is known as the “Side Quest Man.”

Teddy Fitzsimons: The Side Quest Man Takes on an Ultramarathon on Campus

Ean Steidle, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Is there a better test of the human spirit than running 250 miles around Villanova’s historic track on a spring day? In the upcoming weeks, Villanova junior Teddy Fitzsimons will attempt to run 1000...

Dr. Emilie Pine, PhD., is Villanova’s 2024 Heimbold Chair.

Talking Detours With Heimbold Chair Dr. Emilie Pine

Bailey Quinn, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Dr. Emilie Pine, PhD. is no stranger to redirection and adventure.  “I’m a huge fan of detours,” Pine said.  The author of essay collection Notes to Self and fiction novel Ruth & Pen...

In addition to coursework, students have taken to networking on the platform LinkedIn.

LinkedIn: the Newest Frenzy Among Villanova Students

Alex Pultz, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Though one may think students’ favorite form of social media is Instagram or Snapchat, during internship and job application season, one would be mistaken. It is LinkedIn. If you are not connected with...

“Crazy in Love” Elizabeth Weiss’s One Woman Show

Julia O'Keefe, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Senior Communication and English student Elizabeth Weiss performed her original, one-woman show “Crazy in Love” in the Communication Department Studio last week as a culmination of her senior project. “Crazy...

With showings through Apr. 21, don’t miss your chance to see The Spanish Tragedy.

The Spanish Tragedy: Reviewed

Sofia Krzewicki, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

From April 11 to April 21, the Villanova Theatre Department presents Thomas Kyd’s The Spanish Tragedy, directed by Dr. Alice Dailey and Dr. Chelsea Phillips. Written between 1582 and 1592, The Spanish...

Maggie Cavanaugh(Right) pictured with Fiona Lonergan(Left) at last years Oreo thrift event.

VillaVogue: Wildcat Thrift

Ciara Dursee, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Are you looking to declutter your closet and bring new items to your wardrobe before summer break? Well, you’re in luck, because Wildcat Thrift, a pop-up thrift store on campus, is coming to the Oreo...

Villanova Television is holding the fourth annual Villys Film Festival on Apr. 12.

VTV Hosts Fourth Annual Villys Film Festival

Sophie Latessa, Co-Culture-Editor April 10, 2024

Villanova Television is holding its fourth annual Villys Film Festival this Friday, April 12. The Villys is a student film fest run by VTV every spring that accepts any student film submissions. The submissions...

Austin Hall, Villanova’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

College: What to Know Before You Go

Maggie Fitzgerald, Co-Culture Editor April 10, 2024

With the dreaded May 1 deadline approaching, high school seniors across the country are preparing to make one of the most important decisions of their young lives. A date all college students remember...

Girls pose for a picture in Italy.

VillaVogue: A Letter From Italy

Ciara Dursee, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

Sprezzatura. An Italian term derived from Baldassare Catighlione’s 1528 The Book of the Courtier, in which it was described as a nonchalant action to cultivate an elegant style without effort and seemingly...

Villanova alumni Emily Antenucci proudly displays her new children’s book.

Villanova Alumna Inspires Little Girls to Dream Big in Debut Children’s Book

Nikki Cassel, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

Emily Antenucci is a double alumna from Villanova University, with a bachelor's degree in Communication (‘15) and an MBA (‘21). As an undergraduate, she spent time studying abroad, developing a love...

Students express their motivations for participating in NOVAdance on the Wall of Why.

What does NOVAdance Mean to Villanovans?

Ali Benjamin, Staff Writer March 27, 2024

Anybody on or around Villanova’s campus on Saturday, March 23 was tuned in to the excitement and energy that is Villanova’s annual dance marathon, NOVAdance, hosted in support of the Andrew McDonough...

Between Girls... Absent & Present celebrates lasting female friendships.

Communication Department Celebrates Female Relationships

Christopher Brown, Staff Writer March 27, 2024

Last Thursday, March 22, a talented troupe of Villanova women put their best-acting foot forward for a new show-stopping production for the Communication Department, Between Girls… Absent & Present....

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