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Hoopty Time Machines: Not Just Whimsy

By Kelsey Styles '17

Even though the subtitle for Hoopty Time Machines, a collection of flash fiction by Christopher DeWan, is “fairy tales for grown ups,” I was still surprised at the pure whimsy and mystique some of...

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Widener’s Got Talent

By Jennifer Rohrbach '18

Are you looking for something to do this Thursday night? Do you want to be entertained while supporting a great cause? Thursday April 13 will be the first Widener’s Got Talent show. The admission fee is...


Reading for Unity

By David Kelly '17

The Reading for Unity was held on April 1, 2017. Arranged by the English Staff of Widener and hosted by Professor Michael Cocchiarale, the event invited undergraduates from other local colleges to read inspiring...


Say “No More” to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

By Julie Heydeman '18

Starting April 10, Widener will once again be hosting the annual No More Week, a collaboration between 14 student organizations including Widener clubs, fraternities and sororities, and campus offices. The “NO MORE” campaign aims to raise...


Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

By Hunter McGinnis '17

Widener Communications Studies students Corey Laubenstein ’18, Hunter McGinnis ’17, and Meghan Nealon ’17, are using their senior project as an opportunity to make a difference on Widener’s campus by organizing a walk to...

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Who Will Take The Cake?

By Jennifer Rohrbach '18

This Thursday, March 30, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Widener’s Center for Hospitality Management will host the 6th annual Cake Boss event in the University Center. For $5, Widener students (and $10 for non-students)...


Salute to Service: Donate!

By Julian Jastrzebski '18

On April 8th, 2017 four Widener students are hosting a “Salute to Service” donation drive at the Widener Baseball Game. The game is scheduled to start at 12pm against Alvernia. Fans from both sides...


Art of the Opera

By Nicole Gray '19

The trip to the New York Metropolitan Opera became a culturally enriching experience for a wide variety of Widener students. The invitation was originally extended to students in any Italian class or those involved...

In cold weather, remember to bundle up, because the dome above must open to see the sky.

Widener’s Observatory: Bring Your Eyes

By David Kelly '17

At the Widener Observatory, students taking astronomy courses are required to attend for credit, but all guests are encouraged to come just for the fascination of viewing the night sky and a little beyond,...