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Curious Cat: Superbowl Snacks

Hey ‘Cats, Superbowl LIV is this Sunday. Whether you are in it for the game, the commercials, or the halftime show, this unofficial holiday will certainly feature its famous chips, dips, and all the other foods that discourage the use of utensils. We asked students and staff what their favorite Superbowl snack is. Here is what they said!

“Nachos”

—Isabella Carro ’20 (Sociology)

“Wings”

—Hillary O’Neill ’23 (Undecided)

“Queso Dip”

—Kallie Stahl ’17 (Communication)


This week’s Curious Cat is brought to you by Allie Reczek and Annabelle Humiston, two of our wonderful undergraduate student workers in the Falvey Memorial Library Communication & Marketing Department. Keep an eye out for them every Wednesday, asking students their opinions on a range of subjects and topics.


 


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Curious Cat: New Year’s Resolutions

Welcome back, ‘Cats! The new year is upon us and the treadmills are full, pizza shops are empty, wallets pinched tight, and Twitter has been replaced with a New York Times subscription.

In the spirit of these lifestyle adjustments, we asked students at the library what they resolved to change this new year.

Here is what they said!

John Colosimo

“Try new things.”
—John Colosimo ’23 (Undecided)

Casey Shager

“Spend less money.”
—Casey Shager ’23 (Biochemistry)

Diana Baldo

“Take this last semester by storm!”
—Diana Baldo ’20 (Communication)


This week’s Curious Cat is brought to you by Allie Reczek and Annabelle Humiston, two of our wonderful undergraduate student workers in the Falvey Memorial Library Communication & Marketing Department. Keep an eye out for them every Wednesday, asking students their opinions on a range of subjects and topics.


 


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The Curious Cat: What Are You Studying For?

The library is packed with students studying for finals and exams. Our Curious Cat team asked students what they were studying for.

Katherine Klein, Class of 2023

“I’m studying for the Ancients, ACS course.”

– Katherine Klein, Marketing/Management, Class of 2023

Felia Tanelli, Class of 2023

“I am studying for a math exam.”

– Femia Tonelli, Undeclared, Class of 2023

Cate McCusker, Class of 2023

“Femia and I are both studying for a math final”

– Cate McCusker, Undecided Arts, Class of 2023


This week’s Curious Cat is brought to you by Allie Reczek and Annabelle Humiston, two of our wonderful undergraduate student workers in the Falvey Memorial Library Communication & Marketing Department. Keep an eye out for them every Thursday, asking students their opinions on a range of subjects and topics.


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The Curious Cat: Favorite Thanksgiving Food

Thanksgiving is only a week away! In preparation for that day of feast, family, and friends, we asked students what their favorite Thanksgiving food is. Here is what they said.

“Turkey because it tastes good and is a traditional food”

-Jacob Artz, Communication, Class of 2023

“Stuffing because it’s a family tradition. My family makes the best stuffing and I’m willing to fight anyone on that”

-Keith Mathews, History, Class of 2021

“BBQ because I am from Texas and my family always gets BBQ for Thanksgiving”

-Kamryn Dow, Political Science, Class of 2022


This week’s Curious Cat is brought to you by Allie Reczek, Lindsay Sassion, and Liam Brassington, three of our wonderful undergraduate student workers in the Falvey Memorial Library Communication & Marketing Department. Keep an eye out for them every Thursday, asking students their opinions on a range of subjects and topics. 


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The Curious Cat: Christmas Music – Where do we draw the line?

Folks, we have something important to talk about and it lies at the heart of many familial and friendship squabbles… When is it appropriate to start playing Christmas music? This week’s Curious Cat asked students when they thought it was acceptable to start playing Christmas music.

“Whenever you want to! I started in the Summer!”

Kamryn Don, Class of 2022, Political Science

“Anytime after Black Friday”

Chris Leonard, Class of 2023, Computer Engineering

“After Thanksgiving.”

Regan Montefusco, Class of 2023, Political Science


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Curious Cat: Going Home For Fall Break

It is almost Fall Break! If you live within a 3 mile vicinity of Villanova, listen for the collective sigh of relief when thousands of students hand in their midterms, getting ready for fall break. In honor of the much-needed respite, we asked students what they would be doing during their fall break.

 


This week’s Curious Cat is brought to you by Allie Reczek, Lindsay Sassion, and Liam Brassington, three of our wonderful undergraduate student workers in the Falvey Memorial Library Communication & Marketing Department. Keep an eye out for them every Thursday, asking students their opinions on a range of subjects and topics. 


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Curious Cat: Looking Forward to Fall


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Curious Cat: Study and Stress

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With the first three weeks almost behind us the stress is starting to mount. That’s why we asked students around Falvey Library how they deal with stress.

 

“I call my mom and she helps me calm down” -Catie Magister, Biology ’22

“I listen to music or workout” -Alex DaCosta, Mathematics ’22

“Listen to music, go for walks, or talk to my mom on the phone” -Annabelle Humiston, Psychology ’20


Nathaniel Gosweiler is a graduate assistant in the Communication and Marketing Department at Falvey Memorial Library. He is currently pursuing an MA in Communication at Villanova University.


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The Curious ‘Cat: Falvey’s Starting Lineup

On this day in 1922, the Supreme Court ruled that organized baseball is not a business, but a sport. Celebrating America’s pastime, the Curious ‘Cat asked Falvey Library staff,

“If you were a professional baseball player, what position would you play?”

Jeannine Ahern, Finance and Administration Specialist

Jesse Flavin, Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Coordinator

Jackie Smith, Finance and Administration Specialist

Brian Warren, Library Technology Developer

Lorraine Holt, Finance and Administration Specialist


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Curious ‘Cat: Groundhog Day

Curious 'Cat - imageThe Curious Cat asks Villanova students this week, “Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter. What is something you would like six more weeks of?”

 

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Vince Maria – “Time with my friends back home.”

 

 

 

 

DSC_1585Andrea Hammond – “Time with my friends.”

 

 

 

 

DSC_1582Thomas Plonski – “Six more weeks of school before I graduate.”

 

 

 

 

DSC_1591Lauren Tupper – “Winter break.”

 

 

 

 

 

DSC_1584Turki Haj Mohamad – “Six more weeks of Obama being president.”


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