“She Kills Monsters” Hits the VWU Stage

7 months ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on “She Kills Monsters” Hits the VWU Stage
The light shines on a setting from a different world and an ominous voice shares the history of “Dungeons and Dragons.” She then introduces the Tilly Evans, who is a well-known Dungeons and Dragons player. The light then shines on our hero, her sister Agnes. “She Kills Monsters” shares a story about Agnes discovering her Read More

Won’t you be my neighbor?

8 months ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on Won’t you be my neighbor?
Tom Hanks will put on the iconic red sweater made famous by Fred Rogers in his television series, “Mister Rogers Neighborhood,” for an upcoming biopic about his life and legacy entitled “You Are My Friend.” According to Vanity Fair, the biopic is currently being slated to be directed by Marielle Heller. The story is about Read More

Bang For Your College Buck

11 months ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on Bang For Your College Buck
“Home of the Virginia Slice.” That’s the first thing you see when you happen upon Benny Damato’s in Ghent. This is home to the huge slice that floods instagram that is the perfect hotspot for the college student on a budget. Benny Damato’s offers regular slice of cheese pizza only costs about $4 with extra Read More

Little libraries are building a community of devoted readers

1 year ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on Little libraries are building a community of devoted readers
With digital technology becoming more prominent than ever, many people long for the days dipping their head and escape to a place of isolated relaxation. There are many ways find books. Libraries and bookstores keep people’s curiosity going. But there are a few places popping up in the outer and inner VWU community that bring Read More

Look What She Made Us Do

1 year ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on Look What She Made Us Do
Taylor Swift was resurrected from a almost three-year hiatus from music since her album, “1989,” came out October 27, 2014. Her first single, “Look What You Made Me Do” premiered August 24, 2017 and shook Swifties and regular people who have never been fond of Taylor Swift. Junior Brandon Foster loves Taylor Swift and was Read More

Farewell to Dandelion

1 year ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on Farewell to Dandelion
Crayola has officially announced that the crayon color “Dandelion,” one of the original crayons in the 24-pack, will be retiring to make room for a new crayon. Along with the news of the retirement, Crayola released a heartfelt video of a talking crayon detailing his adventures and thanking the fans for bringing him on their Read More

A Tribute to Heath Ledger

1 year ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on A Tribute to Heath Ledger
A new Heath Ledger documentary entitled “I Am Heath Ledger” is set to premiere April 23 at the Tribeca Film Festival before it hits theaters May 3. This comes 11 years after his surprising death in January 2008. Ledger was loved by many, including students on the VWC campus. “Heath Ledger was a terrific actor. Read More

Too Many Reboots

2 years ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on Too Many Reboots
The past couple years have become a spectacle of nostalgia when it comes to entertainment, especially with television shows and movies. The forever-idolized ’90s favorites have resurfaced, creating reunion TV shows such as “Fuller House,” “Girl Meets World” and “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.” Read More

The One Banque That’s Open Late

2 years ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on The One Banque That’s Open Late
When somebody walks up to you and says, “Let’s go to The Banque,” usually you don’t think of a club. However, on East Little Creek Road in Norfolk there is a spot serving exactly what VWC students need to experience an enjoyable and upbeat night. Read More

Theatre Bends Gender

2 years ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on Theatre Bends Gender
The Virginia Wesleyan College theatre completed their production of “She Stoops to Conquer” by Oliver Goldsmith on March 12 after a five show run. Read More