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Daniel Robinson is still missing with no leads. Gabby Petito’s body was recently found after she was reported missing.

Petito Murder Reveals Racial Bias in Crime Coverage

Bella Irwin, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

In June 2021, Gabby Petito left her Florida home and never returned. Setting off on a cross country road trip with her fiance, Brian Laundire, 22-year-old Petito sought adventure. The plan was to end...

GPA locks doors for many students, underrepresenting their full potential.

GPA is an Unrepresentative Measure of Student Ability

Kai Da Luz, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

Imagine you are seated on a high city balcony watching the people below pass by. To get a better look, you take out your binoculars. When the lenses come into focus, you let out a gasp. One individual...

The Penn State football stadium can holds over 100,000 people and was packed this weekend.

A Villanova Student’s Experience at Penn State

Elena Rouse, Co-Culture Editor September 29, 2021

It was like David and Goliath, except with footballs instead of slingshots.My best friend from home is a student at Penn State, so all our neighborhood families decided to attend the game together. One...

Will suffered the concussion on the opening kickoff of the second half.

Tyler Will Suffers Concussion, Taken to Hospital

Colin Beazley, Co-Sports Editor September 25, 2021

STATE COLLEGE, PA ---Graduate tight end Tyler Will suffered a concussion in the second half against Penn State, and was taken off on a stretcher after a lengthy delay. Will was seen moving his hands as...

The fifth annual 1842 Day fundraiser will take place on September 21.

The University Set to Have Its Annual 1842 Day Fundraiser

Elena Rouse, Co-Culture Editor September 17, 2021

September 21st marks the University’s fifth annual 1842 Day, a day-long fundraiser for the school that raises funds for numerous groups on campus.The event is geared towards members of the Villanova...

The main entrance of Minella’s diner is pictured at its location in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Minella’s Diner: The Brunch Hot-Spot in Wayne

Jacob Artz, Staff Writer September 15, 2021

There are many arguments to be made about the best food around Villanova’s campus, and there are many options that students can choose from. However, I am here to say that Minella’s Diner should be...

Football Takes On Richmond During Parents Weekend

Football Takes On Richmond During Parents Weekend

Alex Tantum, Staff Writer September 15, 2021

Through 120 minutes of football this season, the Villanova football team has been thoroughly dominant in all facets of the game. Entering the third week of the season, it has absolutely punished its competition....

Members of Alpha Gamma Delta attended the Meet the Greeks event.

Meet the Greeks: Students Get to Know Greek Life

Keely Dumouchel September 13, 2021

Serving soft pretzels and Insomnia cookies, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life hosted a “Meet the Greeks” event for freshmen and Greek organizations. On Sept. 2, 26 Greek organizations gathered...

Hurricane Ida leaves a path of destroyed city signs in its wake.

In Hot Water: Global Warming Affected Hurricane Ida

Zoe Kim, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

Sunday afternoon, Hurricane Ida hit New Orleans, leaving the city devastated. With the city flooded and without power, it is said to be the strongest hurricane in the past 165 years. For 16 hours, Ida...

Alice Ke and her mural against Asian hate.

Unsung Heroes of Villanova Presents: Junior Alice Ke

Elena Rouse, Co-Culture Editor September 8, 2021

Not everyone knows her name, but junior Marketing and International Business major Alice Ke works for the good of her community that emboldens and pushes it into a better future.Not every Villanovan gets...

Back on Campus: Student Perspective

Lydia McFarlane September 6, 2021

When COVID-19 swept the global community back in March of 2020, education at all levels was forced to adapt. Like many other colleges, the University closed campus for the remainder of the academic year,...

The Wildcats celebrate on Friday in front of a packed Finneran Pavilion.

Two Wins in Three to Open Volleyball Season

Zac Tipton, Staff Writer September 1, 2021

Villanova volleyball opened its season by winning two of three games this weekend, defeating Rider and Delaware but falling to 21st-ranked Stanford.It began against Stanford. Hundreds packed the Finneran...

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