Leaving home is not something that is easy to do for the average college student, but imagine leaving family and being immersed in a whole new culture. Junior Anna Maggiolo is an international student hailing originally from Venice, Italy. She transferred from Cowley College in Kansas. Before Maggiolo found her passion in volleyball, she was a swim...

If ravioli, sausage and cannoli sound good to you, then you’re in luck, the Frontenac Education Foundation’s annual Festa Italiana is set for Saturday. Festa has been a tradition for the Frontenac community since 1999. The event was created to relieve some of the costs of college tuition and textbooks.  At first could only offer $50 scholarships pe...

In search of a new favorite Italian spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Wichita, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're on the hunt. 1. Siena Tuscan Steakhouse Topping the list is Siena Tuscan Steakhouse. Located at 104 S. Broadway, th...

The 115th celebration of the MSS Feast, held on Sunday August 18 at Holy Savior Church will show yet again the very close connection of Norristown to the city of Sciacca in Sicily. The MSS Feast, which is highlighted by the traditional street procession through the east end of Norristown, with 25 people carrying a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary,...

If you've got Italian on the mind, you're in luck. A new The Old Spaghetti Factory outpost has opened up shop at 1421 Waterfront. The Old Spaghetti Factory serves three-course meals with entrees including meaty mac and cheese, fettuccine alfredo and spinach and cheese ravioli. The new spot has gotten off to an uneven start thus far, with a three-st...

A standout midfielder with extensive experience in Italy's youth national team system, Margherita Giubilato, will join the Kansas soccer team for the 2019 season, it was announced Wednesday "Margherita is a very dynamic attacking midfielder," said Francis. "She is quick and technically very good on the ball and comes to KU with extensive playing ex...

Gianluca Busio might have been ready to leave home at age 14 to pursue a career as a professional soccer player. But his parents weren't prepared to let him go. “I don't know if it was denial as much as just flat-out refusal to even entertain the idea of him going away,” said his mother, Dr. Dionne Sills Busio. “I was very much against it. I though...

Sweet Basil, the Wichita Italian restaurant that’s been at 2424 N. Woodlawn since 1991, has closed. But a new restaurant is about to take its place. Last week, Charli Singh closed the restaurant he’s run since 25 years. He told the Eagle he planned to close for a week for some cleaning and remodeling and then reopen. Now, a different group says it’...

Tucked away in Mulvane, KS is an Italian gem, Luciano’s Restaurant. Chef Luciano of Luciano’s Restaurant joined Jillian for the What’s Cooking Segment today at the Metro Appliances and More demonstration kitchen. Chef Luciano kicked things up a notch by showing two ways to prepare the Italian favorite: spaghetti and sauce. Chef Luciano, a native of...

The news follows hot on the heels of the utility's acquisition of 650MW of renewables from General Electric. The companies already have a long-standing development relationship that dates back to 2006, with Enel constructing approximately 3.9 GW of capacity developed by Tradewind. “With this current acquisition, Enel Green Power North America will...