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Teacher Spotlight: Dr. Angelo Armenti

Maddie Schieder, Staff Writer May 3, 2023

Villanova is full of amazing professors, in every college. However, Dr. Angelo Armenti is one professor who exudes what being a Villanovan truly means.  Armenti is a physics professor at Villanova,...

Senior Tina Aron reflects on her four years at Villanova University.

Senior Column: There Are Places I’ll Remember

Tina Aron, Former Associate EIC May 3, 2023

As a geography major, it was only right to reflect on my time at Villanova through a sense of place.  We have place to thank for virtually every memory we make, which is why, when we come back to campus...

Why consider a night at Kelly’s this week when you could be enjoying stress and studies?

Satire: Hell Week is Worth Savoring

Carter Smith, Staff Writer May 3, 2023

The end of the 2022-23 academic year at Villanova is quickly approaching. With our seemingly expedient entry into May, it is nearly time for students to take final exams, say goodbye to friends and pack...

Senior Column: Thank You to the Humanities Department

A.J. Fezza, Former Culture Editor May 3, 2023

I came to Villanova in 2019, and I hated it. Very early on, I toyed with the idea of transferring to another university. I couldn’t help but compare my initial college experience to that of my friends...

A Sophomore Year in Review

Isabella Ledet, Staff Writer May 3, 2023

Most people say that sophomore year is the most insignificant. Freshman year is the beginning, junior year is the beginning of being an upperclassman, and senior year is the rush to the finish. Sophomore...

Villanova’s Sustainability Committee hosted the annual Wildcat Thrift on Friday, April 28.

The Wildcat Thrift: Student Sustainability Efforts

Jackie Thomas and Bella Irwin May 3, 2023

The annual Wildcat Thrift took place Friday, April 28th outside of the Connelly Center. Despite a torrential downpour, Villanovans showed up to the thrift tent to support the Villanova Sustainability Committee...

Students have enjoyed spring weather ahead of finals and the end of the semester as they prepare for summer break.

Villanova’s Catholic Values Warrant Environmental Progress

Majo James, Staff Writer May 3, 2023

In his encyclical Laudato Si (Our Common Home) Pope Francis proclaimed, “Humanity is called to recognize the need for changes of lifestyle, production and consumption, in order to combat this warming...

College is the time to unlearn “cool” carelessness.

Senior Column: It’s Cool to Care

Rachel Reiniger, Former Digital Editor May 3, 2023

College teaches you a lot. Everyone knows the cliches: self-discovery, independence, career opportunities, the list goes on. But the lesson that truly changed my college experience is not as widely talked...

Mississippi House and Senate members passed a new bill resembling Jim Crow laws.

New, but Not Improved: Mississippi’s Jim Crow Laws 2.0

Isabel Choi, Staff Writer May 3, 2023

In February of 2023, representatives of Mississippi passed bills in the House and Senate that some are referring to as “Jim Crow 2.0,” and rightfully so.   Jackson, Mississippi, the state’s capital,...

Tucker Carlson Firing Raises Questions About Future of Journalism

Zoë Kim, Staff Writer May 3, 2023

It has been a long week for Tucker Carlson. Fox News Media and the host agreed to part ways this past Monday, a move that comes after Fox paid $787.5 million in the largest media settlement in history...

Find your home on campus, like Meghann did with the Villanovan, by getting involved.

Senior Column: From Involvement to Fulfillment

Meghann Morhardt, Former Sports Editor May 3, 2023

As the days until graduation tick down, I can’t help but think about one rainy day during the first week of classes my freshman year. I sat in my Good Counsel dorm after class, debating whether I...

Students and professors should understand that syllabi may change throughout the semester.

Professors Should Feel Comfortable Changing Syllabi

April 28, 2023

With the end of the semester rapidly approaching, there is only so much more time left to cover the important topics in a class. What if the most important topics have been saved for last, but suddenly...

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