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On the last Morning Roar of the 2022-2023 academic year, Chris, Allison, David & Dom broadcasted live from the Belle Air Terrace stage in the Connelly Center! The crew kicked around what they enjoy most about summertime in our Twitter poll question, and they each came up with one item they enjoyed most about the […]

By: Gabriella Raful April is Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month, and the U-S-D-A is warning Pennsylvanians that it’s the best time of year to spot damaging, invasive species. Invasive pests cost the U-S about 40-billion dollars a year in damages to trees, plants and crops. Kathryn Bronsky works on plant protection issues for […]

By: Gabriella Raful The Course and Teacher Survets (CATS) will be closing soon! The survey results help faculty enhance their teaching skills and inform administrative decisions on their promotion, salary, and reappointment. Faculty will not receive their survey results until after final grades have been submitted. In addition, results provided to faculty will not include any identifying […]

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 […]