Theatre: Alive and Well

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VWU Theatre completed the run of its mainstage spring 2020 production, The Shield, on March 8.  I attended the March 7 performance. I distinctly remember joking with a friend pre-show about the curious run on toilet paper at local stores.  I also remember being a bit on edge when someone seated behind me started coughing.  Read More

Apology for admin racial injustice statement

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The following letter is written in reference to a statement released by the University in June following the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest in the country. On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, MN, sparking protests across the country and around the world.  As covered in the Oct. 8 Read More

Senate, Presidential elections quickly approach

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The Nov. 3 elections are just two weeks away, and races up and down the ballot are sprinting into their final stretch. Most voters are familiar with the two candidates running for president, but fewer may be acquainted with the candidates a little closer to home. Virginians will be casting their votes for senator on Read More

Baseball lands new windscreen

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The VWU baseball team recently got a new upgrade to Kenneth R. Perry Field at TowneBank Park which consists of an outfield windscreen. I caught up with assistant baseball coach Kyle Dubois about the team’s new windscreen. Dubois said, “For the past 3-4 years we’ve been constantly upgrading the field with over $100,000 worth of Read More

Students take part in NATO simulation

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On Wednesday, Oct. 7, several students from VWU and from other institutions participated in a NATO DTEX event. NATO is an international organization that guarantees freedom and security of its members through political and military means. In this event, the students were given different scenarios to solve them through teamwork and conversations with other students Read More

Rush Week activities bring new members to Greek Life

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Although much has changed since Marlins returned to campus in August, the presence of Greek life and their rush weeks have not. Many students found themselves interested in “Going Greek” this semester. Among the fraternities and sororities interviewed, all reported higher than normal turnout rates at their events.  Sigma Sigma Sigma  Allison Churchman, President of Read More

President Miller, admin speak on university’s progress at mid-semester point

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The Virginia Wesleyan community has officially hit the midway mark for the fall semester. This semester has introduced many challenges for every member of the campus community, and in an interview with President Miller, Dr. Keith Moore, Vice President of Campus Life and Operation Management, and Dr. Maynard Schaus, Vice President of Academic Affairs, these Read More

Varied Passions fuel student businesses

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Small businesses are popping up all the time, but some entrepreneurs might be closer than you think. Students on campus have created their own businesses. These businesses range from custom jewelry orders to baked good and personalized art commissions.  CASTLE CREATIONS Charlotte Weinstein, a sophomore majoring in international relations and minoring in business, operates an Read More

VWU joins Campus757

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VWU will participate in Campus757, a newly established initiative with universities and businesses in the Hampton Roads region dedicated to encouraging students to work and live in the Hampton Roads region after graduation. It was announced in the Nota Bene on Oct. 5 that President Miller played an influential role in the founding of Campus757, Read More

VWU reports zero COVID-19 cases in past two weeks

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For the weeks of Sept. 30 through Oct. 13, there were zero new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on campus and as of Oct. 20, there have only been 20 total confirmed cases.  This comes as great news for students, faculty and staff that have been hoping to complete this semester on-campus.  In a video message Read More