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The Villanovan, Vol. 10, no. 6, May 1926.
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The Villanovan, Vol. 10, no. 6, May 1926.
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“The name “Wildcats” is the official nickname of all athletic teams that represent Villanova. The name was adopted by the vote of the student body after a contest for a suitable name had been conducted by the Class of ’26…”