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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...

Those whose lives were taken prematurely include Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr. and D’Sean Perry, all of whom played football at the university.

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...

Students volunteered on Election Day with Lets Vote Nova to assist voters to get to the polls.

Students React to Midterm Election Results

Katie Reed, News Columnist November 16, 2022

The midterm elections have been on the minds of most, if not all, Villanovans for the past few months, and they finally came to a culmination last week as results were announced and disseminated. Both...

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

Preview: Back On My Feet 5k Walk and Run

Hannah Sweeney, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

Next week, the club Back On My Feet will be hosting a 5K walk/run in collaboration with Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Back On My Feet is a national nonprofit organization that focuses on combating...

People wait outside of the Rosemont Plaza polls.

Students Vote in 2022 Midterm Elections

Colin Beazley, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2022

Despite taking place in a non-presidential year, the 2022 elections had higher voter turnouts than typical midterm elections. Voters flocked to the polls to cast ballots in an election billed as one of...

The shuttles ran every half an hour from the Connelly Center from 9am to 7pm.

Let’s Vote Nova Sponsors Shuttles to Bring Students to Polls

Sarah Sweeney, Co-News Editor November 9, 2022

On Tuesday, hundreds of students ventured off campus to cast their vote in the Pennsylvania midterm elections thanks to the help of Let’s Vote Nova. Let’s Vote Nova hosted shuttles, busing students...

Dr. Lauren Miltenberger worked the polls this Election Day.

Villanova Community Members Serve as Poll Workers

Sarah Wisniewski, Co-News Editor November 9, 2022

According to the Department of State, in late September, more than 3,000 individuals signed up to be poll workers. The state’s demand for workers on Election Day is about 50,000. Montgomery County, right...

Election Awareness Varies Across Undergraduate Colleges

Katie Reed, News Columnist November 9, 2022

With midterm elections coming up, campus has been a buzz as students have been preparing to cast their vote, especially with the help from organizations like Let’s Vote Nova. However, many students have...

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