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While Judicial Elections May Make the Judicial System More Democratic, Would They Necessarily Make It More Just?

Majo James, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in 2022, triggering a national uproar over what many perceived as a violation of their individual rights. The decision also set the stage for renewed discussions...

King of Prussia Mall Looks to Add 20 New Stores

Zoë Kim , Staff Writer November 22, 2023

In 2024, King of Prussia Mall will be adding 20 more stores and restaurants to its overwhelming number of 450 retailers and shops. Its owner, Simone Property Group, has shared that it will be adding Dior,...

New Mayor Brings Hope for Political Representation

Riley Haubert, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

A large milestone was achieved Nov. 7 by Cherelle Parker, the first woman to be elected mayor of Philadelphia. As a suburb outside of Philly, Villanova reacted to this exciting news. Parker is Philadelphia’s...

A Call for Unity on College Campuses

Lexie Scibilia, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

In recent months, college campuses across the United States have become hotbeds of tension and hostility as the Israeli-Hamas war continues in the Gaza Strip. The distressing reality is that more than...

CliftonStrengths Assessment: Helpful or a Hoax?

Kailey Fahy , Staff Writer November 22, 2023

If you participated in Villanova’s four-day orientation program, you likely remember the CliftonStrengths assessment. It is a rite of passage at Villanova and students are told to complete it during...

Villanova, Avoid the Trap of Fast Fashion

Carter Smith, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we have officially entered the holiday season: a time of year where we return home to see family, stuff our faces with delicious food and, of course, go shopping.  With...

We Need Age Limits in Politics

Avery Chalk, Staff Writer November 22, 2023

It is no secret that most politicians are old. President Joe Biden is constantly ridiculed for his age at 81-years-young, but he is not even the oldest active American politician. Senator Charles Grassley...

The Pros and Woes of Villanova Registration

Kailey Fahy, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

It’s that time of year again. About three-fourths of the way through every semester, students must look ahead to the next term and swiftly yet masterfully create what they want their schedule to look...

Action must be taken to curtail unwanted political spam texts.

Political Spam Texts are a Problem

Srihi Surapaneni, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

As America approached Election Day last week, millions of people were ambushed by political text messages, encouraging them to vote for a certain candidate or donate to various campaigns.  Thanks to...

Students Should Educate Themselves on Politics, Voting

Riley Haubert, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Many Villanovans are aware of the man who sits at his table on the Wildcat Path or by the Performing Arts Center and urges students to register to vote in our area. Although he may sometimes catch us off...

The Hype about Holistic Health

Juliana Burke, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

For centuries, medical professionals have sought out cures for various ailments with intensive research, stunning technological advances and innovative marketing tactics. This has been seen with the development...

Villanovans share thoughts on what makes Thanksgiving, and the food, special.

What is the Deal with Thanksgiving Food?

Sof Quaglia, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Forgive me for putting on my Jerry Seinfeld hat for a minute, but quite frankly, what is the deal with Thanksgiving food? Why do we gather on one day a year to eat the worst type of meat, weird soggy cut...

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