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Month: October 2022

WXVU Sports Director Patrick Scanlon with the sports minute.

  On the debut of the Morning Roar, Chris, David, Sarah, and Dom discussed the resignation of British Prime Minister Liz Truss after just 45 days.  This brought the crew to discuss whether quitting is an underrated skill. The Twitter poll question of the show was whether or not, if you hold employment right now, […]

Season Outlook For the first time this season, Villanova plays back-to-back games at home. The Wildcats, with an overall record of 4-3 (2-2 in CAA play), come into this matchup against the Hampton Pirates after just beating Albany with a last second field goal. The Hampton Pirates are also 4-3 overall, but have struggled against […]

By: Gabriella Raful As Father Peter recently announced, Villanova is currently planning a process that will help guide decisions about the facilities for years to come. As part of this effort, students are invited to participate in a survey about the future of dining services at Villanova. According to the email from Student Life, student […]

By: Gabriella Raful  Spectacular meteor showers are set to peak in the skies over Pennsylvania in the coming week, but some cloudy weather could get in the way. The Orionid meteor shower will hit its peak Friday morning. The best viewing will be early in the morning Friday and the days before. Monday, Tuesday, and […]

The Wildcats had a tough time on Saturday against the 1-5 Albany Great Danes. But a last second field goal by Matthew Mercurio saved Villanova from a potential nightmare. Game Summary In the first half, it was all Villanova. Connor Watkins and the Wildcats offense was firing on all cylinders. TD Ayo-Durojaiye got the scoring […]

In honor of Veterans Day, Michael Brown, Director of the Office of Veterans and Military Service Members, and Hunter McCallister, a freshman who served for 8 years in the Army, joined the Morning Roar!

Check out sports director Patrick Scanlon’s WXVU Sports Minute for the week of October 17.

By: Gabriella Raful  The Philadelphia Zoo will be illuminated with more than a million lights for the winter season. LumiNature will open at the zoo on Thursday, Nov. 17 and will have lights across 14 illuminated zones. Highlights will include a brand-new Penguin Prismatic show featuring a 40-foot-tall penguin, plus a new coral and under […]

By: Gabriella Raful  A 43-year-old Bryn Mawr man was charged with walking around one of the courtyards in the Commons without permission and then becoming combative with university public safety officials. Anthony DiMaio is free on $100,000 bail after being arraigned Saturday before District Judge Leon Hunter III on charges of aggravated and simple assault, […]