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Foreign students still enrolling

Elizabeth Nieto November 20, 2004

There are countless reasons why people travel to the United States, whether it is America's booming economy, civilian freedoms or stable government. Yet since 9/11, people in other countries have been...

A miracle on every street

Elizabeth Nieto December 5, 2003

When Christmas carolers harmonize in the familiar refrain, "Silver bells, silver bells / it's Christmastime in the city," chances are, they aren't referring to Philadelphia or Los Angeles. Anyone who has...

Fans ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’ for ‘Timeline’

Elizabeth Nieto November 20, 2003

At the sound of an ambulance siren outside of the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia, actor Ethan Embry suggested that perhaps a Philadelphian was doing the noisy wine glass trick around the ring of the...

An extreme experience: Villanovans take to the slopes

Elizabeth Nieto October 23, 2003

Villanova has had a ski club for decades - and at one time in the distant past, it was a club of some notoriety. However, as recently as two years ago, most people had not heard of Villanova's ski club....

McGovern rallies against world hunger

Elizabeth Nieto November 22, 2002

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week, former U.S. Sen. George McGovern spoke to the University community this past Tuesday. McGovern was the first United Nations...

VSMT shows ‘How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying’

Elizabeth Nieto November 21, 2002

If you thought “Office Space” was hilarious, or you cringe at the thought of actually entering the “real world,” then seeing the VSMT production of “How to Succeed in Business without Really...

Beam me up, Enron Corp.

Elizabeth Nieto October 3, 2002

Kenneth Lay is no Captain Kirk. The former Enron CEO lacked the ethical decision-making capabilities his "Star Trek" counterpart had. The ethics in popular culture lecture series kicked off on Monday with...

Goo Goo Dolls and Incubus “drive” in summer concert series

Elizabeth Nieto August 30, 2002

No summer is ever complete without at least one or two truly rocking concerts. For me, the summer of 2002 provided nothing short of that. I was stoked to have the privilege of seeing Incubus, Aerosmith...

Finch lands on Sheehan Beach

Elizabeth Nieto April 25, 2002

The California band Finch, originally called Numb, currently sounds like a cross between rock, punk and emo music. Lead singer Nate Barcalow claims that the band started out as a “Deftones rip-off band,”...

Pat McGee Band headlines Novafest

Elizabeth Nieto April 25, 2002

Virginia-based sextet The Pat McGee Band has developed an outstanding bluegrass sound since its formation in 1996. The band’s first CD, “Revel,” was released in 1997, for which the band won “Best...

Goo Goo Dolls album “Gutterflower” blooms

Elizabeth Nieto April 20, 2002

Have the Goo Goo Dolls been struck with a bad case of déja-Goo? Or will their recent release, "Gutterflower," fully blossom? Johnny Rzeznik and his fellow Dolls released their seventh studio album which...

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