New traditions for alumni weekend

8 months ago Emily Vial Comments Off on New traditions for alumni weekend
The Spring Pig Pickin’ Picnic on Saturday April 14 was a new tradition added to the alumni weekend festivities and preceded Seafood in the Dell in the day full of traditions. Set up and smoking away at barbeque on Trinder Center lawn, the lunchtime event was perfectly placed for student, faculty and alumni to enjoy Read More

Get to know the director of Res Life

8 months ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Get to know the director of Res Life
Sitting down with the new director of Residence Life, David Stuebing, it was clear to see that the smiling man in the well-tailored, deep blue suit has a lot on his plate. Given the stacks of paperwork on his desk, and the knowledge that the Housing Lottery for the Fall semester is impending, this is Read More

Ehh… What’s Up, Doc?

9 months ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Ehh… What’s Up, Doc?
The Honorary Easter Bunny of the City of Virginia Beach is still hopping strong this year! Junior the Bunny, resident of The Bunny Hutch, is America’s largest Bunny as proven by the Guiness Book of World Records. He is of a breed known as the Continental Giant, and has become a dear friend of this Read More

Fortnite Gains a Following

9 months ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Fortnite Gains a Following
It’s no secret that college students and video games go together like peanut butter and jelly, so when a new game makes a splash on campus it’s not long before there is a solid community of players. This is especially true for online multiplayers like Overwatch, Minecraft or the newest sensation, Fortnite. Created by the Read More

Are The Academy Awards Ready to Say #TIMESUP?

10 months ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Are The Academy Awards Ready to Say #TIMESUP?
Dressed for a funeral or a red carpet? In their choice to don full black outfits, subverting the normal red-carpet status-quo of competitive designer get-ups, the Me Too and Time’s Up movements represented a funeral for Hollywood’s history of sexual violence. The 2018 Golden Globes marked the first time that Hollywood’s big-wigs convened in public Read More

Shedd shines in local production

10 months ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Shedd shines in local production
Theatre and Women’s and Gender Studies professor, Dr. Sally Shedd performs in a local theater performance of “Rapture Blister, Burn” by Gina Gionfriddo. A tinny broadcast of “I Am Woman Hear me Roar” fades away as the lights come up on a tense gathering of characters. Two women, instantly recognizable as being of different walks Read More