Ding dong, the bell tower is not gone

1 week ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Ding dong, the bell tower is not gone
Virginia Wesleyan University is an institution that continues expanding every year it maintains operations. Each year new projects spring up and innovations are made to the campus and our connections to the community. One of the latest projects VWU has been showing off is the renovation of the Bell Tower outside of the Monumental Chapel. Read More

Fortnite fortitude

1 month ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Fortnite fortitude
Fortnite coaches: ridiculous and just why. Ah video games, one of the favorite pass times of the last few generations.  It is amazing how far they have come in such a short period of time. We started out with computer games and going to arcades, then in the 90’s we transitioned into the era of Read More

Trick-or-treating trouble

2 months ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Trick-or-treating trouble
Well everyone, it is that time of year again. Break out the scary music, costumes and evil laughter because it is everyone’s favorite holiday, Halloween! It is also that time of year when everyone dresses up in costumes and goes door-to-door trick-or-treating. Now the big question is: should there be an age limit on trick-or-treating. Read More

Why FALL for pumpkin spice

2 months ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Why FALL for pumpkin spice
Well, it is that time of year again, the fall season has begun. So that means it is time for the leaves to change color, the air to start cooling and the pumpkins to make a comeback.  The fall is one of my favorite seasons of the year, but one aspect of it has always Read More

Bob gets a new look

3 months ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Bob gets a new look
As Virginia Wesleyan University continues to expand and evolve over time, many changes will take place. In recent years, we have seen new buildings, such as the Greer Environmental Sciences Center and the Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center, rise up with many more to come. We have also seen many changes to Read More

Historic Changes

8 months ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Historic Changes
History department impacted by new general studies requirements. As a liberal arts institution, we should pride ourselves on offering a variety of subjects to current and prospective students. Recently, Virginia Wesleyan University’s administration decided to implement a general studies system to fully replace the system currently in place. This involves taking a few classes in Read More

$5 transcripts

8 months ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on $5 transcripts
Wesleyan charges students for transcripts As students, we struggle to keep up with the day-to-day financial issues that arise in college. Whether the expenses are related to school or not, we must always continue to stay on top of them. I bring this point up because of a recent change that Virginia Wesleyan has made Read More

Let’s communicate

10 months ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Let’s communicate
Should there be more communication between faculty and the student body? Communication between groups is essential for growth and trust in a community. This is something that we, as a school and as individuals, need to understand. Recently, I have been hearing from several students that they feel they’re not being kept informed of decisions. Read More

The Joy of Volunteering

1 year ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on The Joy of Volunteering
With the fall semester coming to a close in the coming weeks and the thoughts of winter break rolling into our minds, I am sure some are wondering if they will be doing something to occupy their time during the upcoming winter session. Since taking a winter session class can be expensive for all of Read More

Wireless speakers spread noise pollution epidemic across Wesleyan

1 year ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Wireless speakers spread noise pollution epidemic across Wesleyan
Virginia Wesleyan University is a school full of passion. Many of our fellow students and faculty brighten up this campus day after day in many ways. A new method I have noticed in the recent months is the use of wireless speakers to broadcast music when people are outside. I myself, being a music lover, Read More