The story of David and Goliath, beyond being a personal favorite, is incredibly common subject matter for artists in every layer of history. How inspirational. The triumph of a righteous weakling in the face of previously unconquerable evil; an original underdog story. Less depicted is the (…

Since it was revitalized by Naomi Washington-Leapheart, the Villanova Gospel Choir brings together singers from different ethnic backgrounds and singing experience to celebrate the spiritual traditions of Gospel music. The choir performs a wide range of gospel numbers, from inspirational mel…

Villanova is home to a wide variety of music-based groups and organizations, both formally and informally organized. The Villanova Band is home to many musicians at Villanova, while groups like the Spires and Vocal Minority provide vocal-based opportunities for students. However, informal ba…

Last week, 15 Villanova students returned from Tanzania after spending two weeks documenting the ongoing water crisis that primarily impacts the country’s semi-arid region. As part of Villanova’s International Social Justice Documentary course, the team is creating a short documentary film t…

This semester marks the 50 year anniversary of Chef Winston’s time as a Villanova staff member. Beginning as a kitchen worker in Dougherty Hall, he was promoted to Assistant Chef when Donahue opened. From there, he was promoted to catering chef, where he has been working for the past twenty-…

During the month of October The Villanovan met with Caroline Heiland, Alpha Chi Omega’s Philanthropy Chair, to discuss how the sorority participated in October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month and spread awareness for the movement throughout campus. 

Not so very long ago (or so it seems in my mind), I was a bright-eyed young student in the midst of my freshman year at Villanova. I walked through the same quad, cheered for the same Wildcat teams and was taught by some of the very same professors (I’m looking at you, Profs. Emig and Monaha…

Sept. 20, 2019 may have been just another day for many around the world. Go to work, go to the gym, run errands – but to many others, the day was marked by a certain goal in mind: to open the world’s eyes to the detrimental results of climate change and to make everyone realize that our time…

On April 12th, the Swedish EDM duo “Galantis” performed at Philadelphia’s Franklin Music Hall. The venue’s standing-room-only space was filled to capacity with fans excited to hear songs such as “Runaway (U & I),” “Peanut Butter Jelly” and “No Money,” which are some of the band’s most po…

On Thursday, April 11, every single chair inside Belle Air Terrace was occupied by snapping fingers and melting hearts as the poets of campus leapt on stage and shared their original work at the 5th Annual Villanova Poetry Slam. Hosted by Villanova Poetry Society, the event entailed two roun…

As the large crowd hurried into its seats at the industrial style venue, the program began with a Q&A discussing maternal mortality rates within Ethiopia. This past Friday at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, the Villanova Social Justice Documentary program premiered its film, Carrying Tom…