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Mud games: a dirty tradition

2 weeks ago Robert Mazingo Comments Off on Mud games: a dirty tradition
This past Friday, Sept. 21, Virginia Wesleyan held its annual Mud Games on Rose Lawn. This event was hosted by the Wesleyan Activities Council (WAC). Mud Games is a Virginia Wesleyan tradition in which students, faculty and staff gather into teams of 4-8, and compete in various competitions while in the mud. The games include Read More

Deconstruction of Shakespeare

2 weeks ago Nico Lowers Comments Off on Deconstruction of Shakespeare
Dr. Martine Kei Green-Rogers gave a seminar detailing the deconstruction of traditional colonialist views in William Shakespeare’s plays on Thursday, Sept. 20. Green explained how her own history: studying theater at Virginia Wesleyan, her decision to be a dramaturge and her experience in theaters across the country impacted her current life. Dr. Sally Shedd said, Read More

Dr. Bob’s many years of teaching

2 weeks ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Dr. Bob’s many years of teaching
An organized mess of papers fills the entire office of one of the longest-tenured professors at Virginia Wesleyan. Papers on top of papers filled with information almost touched the ceiling. Dr. Robert B. Albertson has been passing his mnemonics and other teaching techniques for nearly four decades at Virginia Wesleyan. He is more formally known Read More

In case you missed it

2 weeks 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

Florence’s campus impact

2 weeks ago Joshua Gray Comments Off on Florence’s campus impact
The arrival of Hurricane Florence changed the schedule of classes, campus events and especially the athletic schedule for student athletes. With issues of flooding in previous years, the university wanted to ensure that their students and community members were safe on campus. In the days leading up to when Hurricane Florence was supposed to hit Read More

Founders Day celebration

1 month ago Co-Written Comments Off on Founders Day celebration
Virginia Wesleyan’s longest-tenured member, Dr. Larry Hultgren, gave the keynote speech for the third annual Founders Day on Sept. 6 in the Convocation Center of Batten Student Center. Hultgren currently serves as a professor of philosophy and Director of the PORTfolio Program, and has served as an NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative for more than 40 Read More

50th first day for Dr. Hultgren

1 month 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

New traditions for alumni weekend

6 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

Senior Showcase

6 months ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Senior Showcase
Dalton Henderson is a Virginia Beach native who is graduating this May with degree in Political Science. Q: Why did you choose to attend VWU? A: I thought that it was a great school and I was familiar with the school from me participating in wrestling camps and leadership workshops. Q: Favorite Professor? A: Dr. Read More

Little dog, big job

6 months ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Little dog, big job
For Lesley Richardson, the idea of dogs being a woman’s best friend has a lot more meaning behind it with her 5-year-old Yorkshire Terrier Baylee. Baylee has been a service dog for Richardson for the last three years, and provides her with more than just companionship. Richardson struggles with anxiety and bipolar disorder. Baylee is Read More