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Former student claims abuse from University priest

David Saenz May 19, 2004

The University faces financial compensation demands as a result of a sexual abuse accusation involving its former theology department chair. Rev. Arthur B. Chappell, O.S.A., resigned from his position...


Athletic department promises new boathouse.

David Saenz February 13, 2004

Over a year after the women's crew team nearly revolted because of unsafe and unsanitary facilities, the athletic department continues searching for a seven-figure donation to begin work on a new boathouse....

Univ. ranked 8th most wired

David Saenz October 23, 2003

Move over, Carnegie Mellon and MIT. A recent Princeton Review study ranked Villanova the eighth most-connected campus in America.The University scored highly in 11 of the 12 technological categories evaluated...

Ener suicide probe released

David Saenz September 25, 2003

A common area jail door that did not latch properly may have contributed to Dr. Mine An Ener's suicide on Aug. 30. Ener may have grabbed the plastic garbage bag she used to suffocate herself during the...


Off-campus fire displaces students

David Saenz September 4, 2003

LOWER MERION - Several University students found themselves displaced in the wake of an off-campus four-alarm apartment fire Sunday afternoon.Authorities said the fire began in the kitchen of apartment...

Students return from Asia amid SARS scare

David Saenz April 2, 2003

The surgical masks just didn't cut it.Although many precautions were taken to protect four University students studying in Hong Kong from the deadly SARS virus, a State Department advisory led to their...


Holy Grounds spills into CEER

David Saenz February 13, 2003

Now there are two types of java in CEER, and engineering students are feeling the buzz.Dining Services opened its fifth Holy Grounds location in the CEER atrium on Feb. 6.The coffee shop is open from 8...

Bartley closings timed for least inconvenience

David Saenz February 13, 2003

Bartley Hall will close at 11 p.m. tonight and Saturday night for maintenance work on many of the building’s environmental systems. The building also closed at 11 p.m. Thursday night for the same reason.According...

Career Conferences to simulate professional environment

David Saenz January 29, 2003

This isn’t your typical job fair.Instead of having students walk from booth to booth, picking up literature and handing out resumes, Career Services has planned three career conferences tailored to particular...

Senior dance returns to Jersey Shore

David Saenz January 16, 2003

This year's senior dinner dance will be held at the Atlantic City Convention Center on May 12.Tickets for the event will be on sale from March 31 until April 4 in the West Lounge of Dougherty Hall. Students...

Boathouse Woe

David Saenz January 14, 2003

A passerby who stumbled upon the women's crew team boathouse would likely mistake it for another dilapidated warehouse along Washington Avenue in Conshohocken."If this was on campus, it would never be...

Fall break burglaries shock West residents

David Saenz October 24, 2002

Two laptops, a Play Station 2, DVDs, blank CDs and a pillowcase were all stolen from two West campus apartments over fall break.The Department of Public Safety and the Radnor Police Department are investigating...

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