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Voter Registration Alone is Not Enough

Chad Woerner, Staff Writer October 5, 2022

As the midterm elections approach on Nov. 8, campaigning is starting to enter high gear nationwide. All 435 seats in the house and 35 of 100 senators will be up for reelection, and the outcomes could have...

Sky gondolas line the sky in amusement parks like Six Flags.

Satire: Fly the Villanova Skies: Gondolas On Campus

Isabella Ledet, Staff Writer October 5, 2022

Imagine that it is a rainy morning at 8:30 a.m., and one’s schedule says to head to the fourth floor of Tolentine Hall, but they are in the lobby of St. Clare Hall. Time to trudge all the way across...

Anthony’s Party Rentals trucks are a common sight on campus.

Satire: Anthony’s Party Rentals

Kai da Luz, Staff Writer October 5, 2022

At Villanova, some things change all the time. If the forecast in the lovely city of Philadelphia says “sunny skies ahead,” it is time to break out the parka. But there is one constant, one thing that...

BeReal has taken over the social media scene with its creative concept.

Let’s Get Real, Nova

Grace Janofsky, Staff Writer October 5, 2022

Time to BeReal. 2 min left to capture a BeReal and see what your friends are up to! As BeReal has quickly taken over social media in an attempt to dismantle the “fakeness” of other social media...

University students have been criticized by some as overly-attached to technology.

Technology’s Grasp on Villanova Students

DJ Comerford, Staff Writer October 5, 2022

In 2022, everyone is fully immersed in the world of technology. Villanova’s campus is no exception.  During my walk to class, all I see are students with their heads down in their phones or with...

My Name Majo: The Dignity of a Name

Majo James, Staff Writer October 5, 2022

College is a transitionary period, a time when people complete the metamorphosis from childhood to adulthood. A time when people come into their own and become who they are. Hopefully, a person is true...

How to Improve the Effectiveness of CATS

Taleen Postian, Staff Writer October 5, 2022

CATS, or the Villanova Course and Teacher Survey, is something students get reminders to fill out and allotted class time to complete at the end of each semester. As a way to let professors know students’...

Fall break is especially long at Villanova, eliciting a variety of student reactions.

A Week of Fall Break Truly is Necessary

Zoe Manning, Staff Writer October 5, 2022

With the midpoint of the semester quickly approaching, midterm exams are in full swing, and schoolwork is continuing to pile up. Throughout the busy couple of weeks leading up to fall break, many students...

The Best Remedy When You’re Feeling Down: Russian Literature

Jack Slater, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

Do you ever think that life is but a cruel, psychological joke? Or feel that we are just running, stumbling on painful paths from the birth ward to the funeral home? Have we got an idea for you!      Poetry...

Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) is set to begin arguing against Harvard and UNCs affirmative action policies before the Supreme Court on Oct. 31.

When Will Racial Preferences in College Admissions End?

Chad Woerner, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

Beginning Oct. 31, the Supreme Court will begin to hear arguments from Students for Fair Admissions v. President and Fellows of Harvard College. Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), a non-profit comprising...

O’Dwyer Hall is one of three freshmen residence halls referred to as “fresh-main.”

Satire: The Most Luxurious Spot on Campus

Isabella Ledet, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

Nothing says “Welcome to Villanova” like living in its dingiest corner — the little white houses that comprise most of what is known as “fresh-main.”  Those who have not earned this high...

The Importance of Driving Out the Youth Vote

Steven Makino, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

As the 2022 Midterm Elections are rapidly approaching, Congressional and Senate candidates on both sides of the aisle are solidifying their bases in every way possible in order to ensure that they make...

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