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“Overcome Everything” by O’Neil Scott is one of many reasons students should visit the gallery.

Students Should Visit the Conn Art Gallery

Loghan Hirkey, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

Whether one is an art enthusiast or not, the Villanova Connelly Art Gallery is the place to be. The opening reception and unveiling of “Overcome Everything,” a new exhibition by self-taught and Philadelphia-based...

Time to Revamp the Holy Grounds Reusable Cup Program

Carter Smith, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

The Holy Grounds coffee shops are a staple of life at Villanova, with its beverages being found in the hands of students across nearly every classroom, lounge and study area on campus.  Once patrons...

Experience Spanish Summer Study Abroad

Majo James, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

With 485 million native speakers, many of whom live in or are immigrating to the United States, knowing how to speak Spanish is more important than ever. Villanova recognizes this, offering a wide variety...

The Cabrini Conundrum: Ideas for New Land Use

Joe DiMaria, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

Villanova’s recent purchase of Cabrini University’s campus has opened the door for many new opportunities to make additions to the University.  The progression of Villanova’s “Rooted. Restless.”...

Some students feel wary after the sexual assault alert earlier this month.

Opinion: Campus is Shaken After Assault Alert

Grace Papas, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

Trigger warning: mentions of sexual assault. Not even 48 hours after learning about the public alert system, students saw it in action. Villanovans received the school-wide blast email on Sept. 1,...

No matter the rank, no number can capture the student experience at Villanova.

Rankings Cannot Capture the ‘Nova Experience

Riley Haubert, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

It’s that time of year: high school juniors and seniors are beginning their college searches, something all college students are relieved to no longer be a part of. With it, the U.S. News & World...

Students Should Register to Vote

Avery Chalk, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

Each September, the United States observes National Voter Registration Day. This event is a non-partisan civic holiday where volunteers, organizations and celebrities encourage eligible citizens to check...

Scabby The Union Rat, seen here, should remind us of the importance of labor unions.

‘Scabby, The Union Rat’ Should Be a Wake-Up Call

John Dean Snyder, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

“Scabby, The Union Rat” has been a campus staple for the last few weeks, with its appearance outside Jake Nevin almost every day. Scabby is designed to call very obvious attention to companies employing...

Students should remember to take care of themselves, especially during Suicide Prevention Month.

Taking Care During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Avery Chalk, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month, a time when health professionals, mental health advocates and other allies acknowledge lives affected by suicide and promote various resources for those...

Electric Scooter Ban Makes Campus Safer

Anna Schoorlemmer, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of a scooter whizzing past you on your trek to class, that tell-tale navy blue backpack taunting you for your NARP (non-athletic, regular person) status. It’s...

While there are many clubs to join at ‘Nova, competition to join some can be disheartening.

Club Culture, or Competition Culture?

Grace Papas, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

One of Villanova’s key selling points is the large variety of clubs it has to offer to its student body. The Villanova admissions officer that visited my high school doubled-down on the exceptional...

Villanovans utilize dining halls to make random yet satisfying meals, similar to the trend “Girl Dinner.”

Step Aside, Girl Dinner; It’s Time for ‘Nova Dinner

Sof Quaglia, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

Tacos and a plastic cup of ice cream. This is my meal. I call it “Girl Dinner.” No, wait. I call it “‘Nova Dinner.” The concept of “Girl Dinner” (an array of foods that can otherwise be described...

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