Bob gets a new look

1 week 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

5 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

5 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

7 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

10 months 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

New Residence Life staff initiate housing reform

1 year ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on New Residence Life staff initiate housing reform
Virginia Wesleyan has been steadily evolving in recent years. Between our expanding campus, the recent change to university status, and our constantly expanding academic departments, Virginia Wesleyan is truly becoming a “premier coastal Virginia university for the liberal arts and sciences.” This evolution stretches to our Office of Residence Life, which is here to ensure Read More

United Airlines Passenger Problems

1 year ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on United Airlines Passenger Problems
These days, we live in an era of changing views and values that are becoming more and more diverse all the time. The recent difficulties involving the airline company known as United Airlines are a good example of these different views and values and how they are enforced. These days, issues with flying are common, Read More

Greek Life Recruitment

2 years ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Greek Life Recruitment
Greek Life is a major part of the college experience, whether you are a part of it or not. Though most people think of Greek Life as being nothing but parties and chaos, to me, this is not true. Read More

Sharing Culture Through Music

2 years ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Sharing Culture Through Music
We live in a world where music plays an extremely vital role in spreading human culture in daily life. Read More