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Coming-of-Age Canon: Mary Lyon

Formative stories from the YOUTH group NAME Mary Lyon FORMATIVE INSPIRATION (book/movie/song, etc) The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss What about the series struck you? The intricate storytelling, complex world building, and character development. How has it informed your development as a person/artist/scholar/etc? It has encouraged my imagination as an artist to encompass not only…

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Coming-of-Age Canon: CJ Miller

Formative stories from the YOUTH group Have you ever read a story that stuck with you a little longer than the others? Sometimes a movie or a book or a song from your childhood helped you when you had growing pains. Bildungsroman refers to a piece of art that helped form the person you are today. We…

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Coming-of-Age Canon: Asaki Kuruma

Formative stories from the YOUTH group Have you ever read a story that stuck with you a little longer than the others? Sometimes a movie or a book or a song from your childhood helped you when you had growing pains. Bildungsroman refers to a piece of art that helped form the person you are…

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Coming-of-Age Canon: James Ijames

Formative stories from the YOUTH group Have you ever read a story that stuck with you a little longer than the others? Sometimes a movie or a book or a song from your childhood helped you when you had growing pains. Bildungsroman refers to a piece of art that helped form the person you are…

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Vasey Valentines: Lauren & Ryan

  Hear from Lauren Sullivan (’11) and former Villanova Theatre Box Office Manager Ryan Kirchner (’11). Lauren may not have been able to score tickets to Metamorphoses, but little did she know she would be scoring her husband in the process. Lauren: Ryan and I met at Villanova in ACS class in CEER, or in…

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Vasey Valentines: Michael and Lauren

Hear from Lauren Davenport (’15) and Michael Hamlet (Villanova Theatre Master Electrician), two talented techies who light up each other’s lives! How did you meet? I was a first year set assistant and he was and is the Master Electrician. We met on the first day of light training in August of 2013. What was…

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Vasey Valentines: Barby & Michael

Hear from beloved dance instructor and choreographer Barby Hobyak Roche (VU BA, BS ’88) about how she did a double-take when she first saw her husband Michael Roche (VU MA ’99) in the stairwell in Vasey Hall.  Their love and enthusiasm for each other is palpable – and perhaps that’s why they don’t seem to…

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Vasey Valentines: Josette and Steve

In honor of our upcoming production of She Loves Me on stage Nov. 6th-18th, we’re collecting stories from couples whose relationships began in the hallowed halls of Vasey, on stage, in the classroom, or behind-the-scenes. We’ve got plenty of love stories in our archives, and we’re spotlighting just a few in a series we’re calling Vasey Valentines.…

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Vasey Valentines: Chris & Laura

In honor of our upcoming production of She Loves Me on stage Nov. 6th-18th, we’re collecting stories from couples whose relationships began in the hallowed halls of Vasey, on stage, in the classroom, or behind-the-scenes. We’ve got plenty of love stories in our archives, and we’re spotlighting just a few in a series we’re calling Vasey Valentines.…

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We’re still here. We’re still reading.

By CJ Miller I walk in mostly because of the name. Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books. An interesting, quirky name along with two of my favorite things, coffee and books. I like to walk around and make assumptions about the lives of people based on the books they’re reading. It’s pretty judgmental and elitist and…

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