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Villanovas environmental sustainability students participate in sustainability labs to reduce their carbon footprints.

Sustainability Students Lead Environmental Footprint Project

Isabella Balian, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

Students in Villanova’s environmental sustainability lab this semester have been implementing ecological footprint plans to reduce their carbon footprints and engage in more sustainable habits. The goal...

University Recognizes Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Cate Torrey, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (HHAW) has played a significant role in the Villanova service community and population for many decades past. This past week (Nov. 11 to Nov. 20) gave students the...

Students reflected on a successful 2023 Fall Fest.

Students Reflect on Special Olympics Fall Fest 2023

Kellyn Zirn, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

This past weekend, Villanova hosted its 35th Annual Special Olympics, the largest student-run Special Olympics event in the world. The event lasted from Friday, Nov. 3 to Sunday, Nov. 6, and brought copious...

Students are grappling with the early sunsets as winter approaches.

Students React: Adjusting to Daylight Savings

Cate Torrey, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

The clocks were set back an hour last Sunday, which resulted in a series of mixed, but specifically, discontented emotions among students, as well as a significant majority of the population. One of the...

Back On My Feet is a national nonprofit organization that focuses on combating homelessness through exercise and support from the community.

Back on My Feet 5k

Sarah Sweeney, Senior Editor November 15, 2023

This past Saturday, dozens of students walked and ran 3.1 miles for a reason beyond their normal fitness goals: to empower people to overcome cycles of poverty, homelessness and addiction. By participating...

Last week’s protest garnered mixed reactions from community members.

Community Reacts to Protest in Solidarity with Palestine

Hannah Sweeney and Lydia McFarlane November 15, 2023

Community members had mixed reactions to Nov. 9’s walkout protest in solidarity with Palestine that was organized by University students. While parents took to parent group chats and Facebook groups...

Teach-in on Palestine Leads to Student Led Activism

Srihi Surapneni, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

On Nov. 6, Villanova professor Samer Abboud led a second teach-in on Palestine, featuring a panel of professors Olukunle Owolabi, Reverend Naomi Washington-Leaphart and Jonathan O’Neill. This teach-in...

Students parse through clothing from the Wildcat Thrift Shop in the Driscoll Tents at last years Wildcat Thrift.

Wildcat Thrift Preview

Sarah Sweeney, Senior Editor November 15, 2023

Wildcat Thrift, Villanova’s biannual pop-up thrift shop, is being held on Friday, Nov. 17 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oreo. Individual students and student groups, including Greek Life organizations,...

The symposium was hosted in Connelly Centers cinema.

Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

Amish Jindal, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

On Friday, Nov. 10, 93 poster presentations and five oral presentations were displayed at the Undergraduate Research Symposium held in the Villanova Room and Devon Room of the Connelly Center. The projects...

The student committee had a large hand in planning the Opus Prize festivities.

The Opus Prize: Perspectives from the Student Committee

Zoe Garrett, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Last week, Villanova hosted Prize Week for the Opus Prize, an annual faith-based humanitarian award given to candidates for their efforts in social entrepreneurship, according to Villanova’s website....

Political science students have been discussing former President Trump’s investigations.

Trump Investigations: Will This Affect The 2024 Presidential Race?

Lauren Armstrong, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Currently, former president Donald J. Trump is under multiple investigations spanning across states, leaving many to wonder if this will affect the outcomes of the Republican nomination and presidential...

Students gathered outside of Connelly Center to protest in solidarity with Palestine.

“No Justice, No Peace:” Student Organizers Hold Protest in Solidarity with Palestine

Lydia McFarlane, Co-News Editor November 15, 2023

More than 100 students participated in a walkout in solidarity with Palestine last week.  The walkout took place from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9. Organizers encouraged students who were...

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