The Villanovan

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The Villanovan
TypeWeekly newspaper
FormatBroadsheet: 1138" × 1334"
Owner(s)Villanova University
Editor-in-chiefJack Roberge and Cate McCusker
Founded1916
Headquarters201 Dougherty Hall
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova, PA 19085
Circulation4,50
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Villanovan has been the officially recognized and accredited student newspaper of Villanova University since its founding in 1916. The tabloid-style, weekly paper publishes every Thursday during the semester and maintains a circulation of 800 copies which are distributed throughout the Villanova campus and at various locations in the surrounding community. The Villanovan also has a digital circulation website which regularly releases its material. It is staffed by over 150 undergraduate students. All content of The Villanovan is the responsibility of the editors and the editorial board and do not necessarily represent the views of the administration, faculty and students of Villanova University unless specifically stated. While The Villanovan is owned by Villanova University, Villanova University subscribes to the principle of responsible freedom of expression for the student editors.[1]

2021 Staff[edit]

Editorial Board

Editors-in-Chief: Jack Roberge and Cate McCusker

Digital Editor: Ariana Megerian

Section Editors

News: Sarah Sweeney and Sarah Wisniewski

Sports: Billy Vinci and Colin Beazley

Opinion: Christina Aron and Evelyn Melkonian

Culture: A.J. Fezza, Elena Rouse, and Julia Stanisci

Photography: Olivia Pasquale

Copy Desk Chief: Molly Baker

Subscriptions[edit]

Subscriptions are available at a cost of $55 per semester or $100 per year.[1]

Awards (Since 2005)[edit]

  • Newspaper Pacemaker Finalist from the Associated Collegiate Press (2010)[2]
  • First Place with Special Merit from the American Scholastic Press Association (2009–2010)[2]
  • Best Sports Coverage from the American Scholastic Press Association (2009–2010)[2]
  • Best Sports Photo from the American Scholastic Press Association for The Magazine section (2009–2010)[2]
  • First Place with Special Merit from the American Scholastic Press Association (2008–2009)[2]
  • Best Section Award from the American Scholastic Press Association for The Magazine section (2008–2009)[2]
  • Best Investigative Reporting Award from the American Scholastic Press Association (2008–2009)[2]
  • Second Place Keystone Press Award for Spot News from the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association (2009)[3]
  • First Place for Broadsheet News Page Design for Newspapers from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (2008)[4]
  • First Place for Black & White Full Page Advertisement for Newspapers from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (2008)[4]
  • Certificate of Merit in Sports Photograph Portfolio of Work for Newspapers from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (2008)[4]
  • Certificate of Merit in Editorial Page Cartoons for Newspapers from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (2008)[4]
  • Second Place for Tabloid Feature Cover from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's Collegiate Circle (2007)[5]
  • Certificate of Merit for Editorial Writing from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's Collegiate Circle (2007)[5]
  • Certificate of Merit for portfolio of work in the Feature Photograph category from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's Collegiate Circle (2007)[5]
  • Pennsylvania Newspaper Association's Keystone Press Award for Best Feature Story
  • First Place with Special Merit and Outstanding Sports Coverage from the American Scholastic Press Association
  • American Scholastic Press Association Top-Scoring Newspaper for 2007–2008[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.villanovan.com/home/generalinformation/ Archived December 5, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h American Scholastic Press Association Archived May 7, 2009, at WebCite
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2009-08-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ a b c d Columbia Scholastic Press Association : 2008 Collegiate Circle Recipients Archived 2011-12-18 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ a b c Columbia Scholastic Press Association : 2007 Collegiate Circle Recipients Archived 2011-12-18 at the Wayback Machine

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