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Father Peter Surprises Students on Zoom

Emily Cox Co-Editor-in-Chief April 10, 2020

University President Rev. Peter M. Donohue, O.S.A., announced in March that classes would remain online for the rest of the semester amidst the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. University classes, just like...

Lobb: Thank you, Villanova

Matt Kelly April 24, 2003

So this is it. The final issue of the Villanovan. For me it's more monumental than that - for me it's the last column, the last piece of writing I will pen as a staff member. Late nights at 201 Dougherty...

Lobb: Enough with the protests

Matt Kelly April 10, 2003

"I'd be lost without with my mother," I heard a nine year-old tell a reporter while I was visiting Ft. Dix Air Force Base last week. Her mother, a major in the air force, is on-call. She is on-call to...

Lobb: Finding the real sacrifice during Lent

Matt Kelly March 13, 2003

Pack up the candy. Put away the meat. And pray for the patience you won't break your promise. It's Lent; the season of self-sacrifice, repentance and perhaps improvement. All the while your stomach is...


Moving out

Matt Kelly January 29, 2003

While students were resting at home over Christmas break, St. Thomas of Villanova priests were preparing to find new ones. During the semester recess, 56 priests moved out of the on-campus monastery in...

Fashion-forward graduate

Matt Kelly November 21, 2002

Everyone has at least one embarrassing item in his or her closet. It’s that garment you just can’t bring yourself to throw away but wouldn’t be caught dead wearing out in public. Monica Posse’s...

Irish speaker addresses University

Matt Kelly October 3, 2002

Currently Kelleher is the Burns Scholar at Boston College, a position designed to work with the resources of the Irish studies collection there. The college commissioned her, along with professor Phillip...

Senate meeting addresses Quad surface, endowment

Matt Kelly September 26, 2002

Quad walkways, health center space and the University’s financial future were all on the table last Friday as administrators, faculty members and students gathered for the opening University Senate meeting.Following...

The Main Line goes to the dogs

Matt Kelly September 19, 2002

How much is that doggy in the window? The one with the checkered tail? Checkered tail? That's right. And how about the one with the baseball cap? Or the one with beads for fur? That's what locals will...

‘American Idol’ or American ideals?

Matt Kelly August 30, 2002

Last summer the nation was still searching for survivors, but times have changed and this year the country wants an idol-an American idol. Fox's "American Idol: The Search for a Superstar" has become the...


The Freshman Fifteen

Matt Kelly August 30, 2002

As September rolls in, summer is rolling out and that means saying goodbye to tiny bikinis and the bathing builds. (Somebody better tell those two girls left on Sheehan Beach!) Of course, with hectic schedules,...


Under the big top of “The Greatest Show On Earth”

Matt Kelly April 25, 2002

“May all your days, be circus days.” This is the anthem heard under the big top of the Greatest Show On Earth. And what an anthem it is. As Ringling Brothers and Barum and Bailey Circus opened last...

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