Funding pool helps students, community during pandemic

4 weeks ago Co-Written Comments Off on Funding pool helps students, community during pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has challenged many different institutions to  find resilient ways to continue operation.  Universities around the country have been no different.   Smaller, private universities like Virginia Wesleyan have needed to look to their larger communities to maintain the same level or learning and engagement.  As a result, the funds made to support higher Read More

Wheels up: Marlins go global

4 weeks ago Noah Riffle Comments Off on Wheels up: Marlins go global
Virginia Wesleyan grows its reputation and learning opportunities with new Japan campus. President Scott D. Miller hosted his “Fireside Chat” where he explained that Virginia Wesleyan University will expand globally beyond the United States. VWU will partner with Lakeland University of Plymouth, Wisconsin to establish a campus in Tokyo, Japan. The new name of this Read More

State of College Admissions following the coronavirus pandemic

4 weeks ago Dalton Powers Comments Off on State of College Admissions following the coronavirus pandemic
Deciding where to attend college is a huge decision for high school seniors, and one of the biggest ones they will likely ever make. As if the senior class of 2020 hasn’t had enough challenges and missed opportunities due to the unprecedented school closures, trip cancellations, as well as deferral of graduation ceremonies and dances Read More

Anticipation builds over dining center renovations

4 weeks ago Lauren Faulkner Comments Off on Anticipation builds over dining center renovations
Dining Services on campus have changed a lot recently with the refurbishment and transformation of the new Harbor Grill and the Coastal Market convenience store. Dining Services is facing a new change as the Boyd Dining Center is entering renovations. Demolition began in the East and West Dining Areas last week, and the project planned Read More

Seniors react to college experience ending early

4 weeks ago Makiah Ellis Comments Off on Seniors react to college experience ending early
During spring break, Virginia Wesleyan University announced they would be converting campus instruction to remote instruction. In the wake of COVID-19, the class of 2020 unexpectedly wrapped up their senior year early.  The Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies that were to be held in May will be postponed to a later date. “I was looking forward Read More

VWU establishes sustainability leaders program

4 weeks ago Connor Merk Comments Off on VWU establishes sustainability leaders program
Virginia Wesleyan University has taken positive strides by emphasizing the importance of educating and involving our campus on environmental topics and initiatives. This can be seen by the “Generations Uniting to Address Climate Change” conference hosted by VWU and The Gunn Group in November, an increase in eco-friendly projects around campus and the RecycleMania competition. Read More

A historical trip down Wesleyan lane

4 weeks ago Connor Merk Comments Off on A historical trip down Wesleyan lane
A reflection of the student newspaper at Virginia Wesleyan from 1966 through 2020. The Marlin Chronicle has only existed at Virginia Wesleyan since 1981, but before then, the university newspaper held several different names: “The Newspaper” (1966), “The Village Voice” (1967-1971), “Transcript” (1971-1974), “Crosswinds” (1974-1981) and “Marlin Chronicle” (1981-present). Like most university newspapers, the paper Read More

Seniors adapt to new job environment

4 weeks ago Meleena Dreiling Comments Off on Seniors adapt to new job environment
With the COVID-19 pandemic refusing to let up, many seniors and students alike are still on edge and wanting to know when they will be able to continue their lives normally. For the seniors who already have jobs in these troubling times, things have been pretty easy for them. “I already had a job prior Read More

Student organizations preview

4 weeks ago Connor Merk Comments Off on Student organizations preview
Debate Debate club is a place for discussing different views, not attacking others. People of all different backgrounds come together to hear different points of views about a variety of topics. We discuss topics including, but not limited to, forms of discrimination, current events, world problems and whether or not a hotdog counts as a Read More

International student’s experience in VA

4 weeks ago Audrey Bally Comments Off on International student’s experience in VA
I am Audrey Bally, I was born and raised in France. I am, now, a Mathematics and Political Science major at VWU. When I was 16, I decided I did not want to keep studying in France and wanted to open my opportunities by studying in America. I, therefore, learned English and during my last Read More