Port Day success

1 week ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Port Day success
The Lighthouse is known for the help that they give students with undergraduate research, study away opportunities and career guidance. The one thing that ties all of those things together is Port Day. Port Day is a Virginia Wesleyan event that is held each semester. On Port Day there are no classes, meetings or athletic Read More

Congressman Taylor visits campus

2 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Congressman Taylor visits campus
On Oct. 18, Representitive Scott Taylor visited campus to talk to students and faculty about his time in Congress and his plans for re-election. Scott Taylor has been the 2nd District’s congressional representative for two years. He is currently up for re-election, going up against Democratic nominee Elaine Luria. As most candidates do, Taylor started Read More

Elaine Luria visits campus

2 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Elaine Luria visits campus
In this current political climate, the midterm elections are a pivotal part of how the government will run for the next couple of years. While the next presidential election doesn’t happen until 2020, the midterm elections will decide how the Senate and the House of Representatives will run and whether or not Democrats or Republicans Read More

In case you missed it

2 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on In case you missed it
‘Black and White’ art collection Diane Edison’s “Black and White” art collection will be on display from now until Nov. 2 in the Neil Britton Art Gallery located in Hofheimer Library. The collection features portraitures that Edison created using color pencils on black paper. Her art has been exhibited in the US as well as Read More

50th first day for Dr. Hultgren

3 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on 50th first day for Dr. Hultgren
For 50 years, Dr. Hultgren has gotten to experience all of the changes that Virginia Wesleyan has offered. Dr. Hultgren is a jack of all trades when it comes to working on this campus. He is the Director of the PORTfolio program as well as a professor of philosophy and environmental studies and he’s also Read More

Love Liberally

10 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Love Liberally
Virginia Wesleyan recently celebrated its 8th annual Love Liberally celebration of love in the Liberal Arts. Feb. 12-22 across campus various professors opened their classrooms to visitors during special lectures that showcased love in some shape or fashion. In the Hofheimer Library students could go on a blind date with a book. The library featured Read More

Commemorating World AIDS Day on campus

1 year ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Commemorating World AIDS Day on campus
This past week, Virginia Wesleyan joined together to recognize World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day started in 1988 and it is observed every Dec 1. Starting Nov. 29, the SOC 251: Epidemics and Society class and the Lighthouse On Deck Series put on various World AIDS Day events across campus. There were panels of the Read More

Marlin’s Drumline

1 year ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Marlin’s Drumline
Virginia Wesleyan now has marching band. Sophomore Alexis Threat is the brains behind the new club. Threat had done marching band throughout high school and was sad that she wasn’t able to do it college. She decided to get a marching band started at the school after learning about some other students on campus that Read More

VWU goes into the woods

1 year ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on VWU goes into the woods
“Into the Woods”, Virginia Wesleyan’s upcoming fall play will go on Oct. 25-29. “Into The Woods” was written by James Lapine in 1986. The musical combines the stories of many fairy tale characters such as Little Red Riding Hood, played by Emilee Caldbeck. Jack from “Jack and the Beanstalk,” played by Michael McOsker; Cinderella, played Read More

Getting to know a familiar resource

1 year ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Getting to know a familiar resource
The Women’s Resource Center has been on Virginia Wesleyan’s campus since the early 1990s. It was meant to be a place for women to feel more included on campus and have a safe space on campus. In the years that it’s been on campus, it is often overlooked and unnoticed. This year, the director of Read More