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Month: April 2023

The second to last Morning Roar of the academic year was a doozy, literally! Derek Anthony Wilson, a Villanova favorite from his performances at Villanova home men’s and women’s basketball games, was our special in-studio musical guest! Friday marked the day of the release of the new album from Derek’s band, Archpalatine, called Doozies to […]

By: Gabriella Raful Villanova University announced Tuesday the university received a $1.25 million gift from Brian F. Prince to endow the director of the Office of Veterans and Military Service members. In support of its dedication to veterans, Villanova’s Office of Veteran and Military Service Members received nearly $8 million from donors since its establishment […]

By: Gabriella Raful A colorful orange and black insect commonly seen flying through gardens in the Keystone State is now closer to extinction. In recognition of Earth Day, experts are calling attention to the dramatic decline of the migratory monarch butterfly population. Chris Kubiak with the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania says depending on the […]

Our WXV Needs U fundraising campaign, held the week of April 17th, was a huge success, as we raised $7,692 for WXVU!  The donations came from many station alumni, dating as far back as the WWVU days of radio at Villanova in the 1960s.  We had family and friends of DJs and staff members contribute, […]

It was a chamber of commerce type weather morning on the campus of Villanova University, and the Morning Roar crew took advantage, broadcasting outside at the Riley Ellipse (aka the Oreo), in honor of WXVU’s WXV Needs U fundraiser with a bonus hour! We saluted all donors who have contributed so far, and played incredible […]

Our WXV Needs U fundraising drive is running all this week through April 22.  Click here to keep radio thriving at Villanova!

By: Gabriella Raful  Pennsylvania dairy processors and farmers can apply for grants to assist them with upgrading their facilities. It’s part of a larger effort to keep local foods in local communities. Nationally, Pennsylvania is ranked 7th among states in total milk production. And there’s always room for improvement, from the farm through the supply […]

By: Gabriella Raful Join LEVEL and The Office of Disability Services for their most exciting fundraising event of the year! Casino Night will be held on Monday, April 24th at 7PM in the Villanova Room. Play casino games, arcade games, bingo, and more for the chance to win raffle tickets. Participants can then use these […]

The crew returned from their Easter breaks for another spirited episode of the Morning Roar!  In the first two segments of the program, David, Dom, and Chris discussed their satisfaction (or lack thereof) with the course registration process for the Fall 2023 semester.  Our poll question explored which fictional character you’d like to be for […]

FringeArts welcomes the most exciting new voices in comedy to Philadelphia April 20-23 for four days of provocative performances, multimedia stand-up, dynamic sketches, film screenings, and more! Join us in Blue Heaven for a long weekend of cutting-edge, genre-bending acts from the next generation of artists redefining contemporary comedy.