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Marlins celebrate homecoming weekend

7 days ago Karleigh Warren Comments Off on Marlins celebrate homecoming weekend
Sierra Coleman, a junior at Virginia Wesleyan University, stated that this year’s homecoming was better than her high school homecoming due to the amount of people that attended and wanted to dance. “My whole basketball team went. There were even alumni there, because it was alumni weekend.” Current and former students of Virginia Wesleyan came Read More

Students impeded by Internet outages 

7 days ago Dalton Powers Comments Off on Students impeded by Internet outages 
Since the time that students arrived on campus at Virginia Wesleyan University, there have been issues with network connectivity. In our digital world, much of a modern college student’s education takes place online. Computers and network connectivity are the lifeblood of our knowledge stream. Reliable Internet is essential for many students to be able to Read More

Adulting 101: Making college feel like home

4 weeks ago Kylea McCarel Comments Off on Adulting 101: Making college feel like home
Packing your things, moving cities and starting a whole new life can be daunting, especially if you’re going to a new community with new people, places and activities. College, for many, is at the top of this list. Making new friends, starting classes, and feeling at home in your new environment is something all students Read More

Marlins storm the Involvement Fair

4 weeks ago Karleigh Warren Comments Off on Marlins storm the Involvement Fair
College can be a difficult transition for new students that do not know many other people on campus. One way to meet new people and make friends is to seek out groups who have made connections with other people on campus with the same interests. The Student Involvement Fair creates an opportunity for new students Read More

Power outage disadvantages students

4 weeks ago Dalton Powers Comments Off on Power outage disadvantages students
In our digital world, a power outage can cripple a college campus. Power outages can happen for all different reasons. These reasons can include anything from Dominion Energy performing maintenance on the power lines that feed our campus to a storm knocking out power lines to a car running into a pole. Thus, an outage Read More

New changes to gen. ed. program

6 months ago Joshua Gray Comments Off on New changes to gen. ed. program
The changes of the general studies program at Virginia Wesleyan have been the talk of the school within the past few weeks. The changes have new requirements: a series of three seminars and required electives from each School here at Wesleyan. This means that students must complete electives within the Goode School of Arts and Read More

New relationship group counseling

6 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on New relationship group counseling
For years Counseling Services has been an outlet for students to get help with any issues that they may have. As many know, the transition from high school to college can be difficult and balancing college life and personal life can be difficult as well. The multiple counselors in the office are there to help Read More

New beginning for fine arts on campus

7 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on New beginning for fine arts on campus
The Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center will take over the special events that were formerly held in the Hofheimer Theatre near the end of March. The old fine arts building will still be holding regular daily classes, and Virginia Wesleyan is still striving to improve the older building. Groundbreaking began on the Read More

Transformation Thursday

8 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Transformation Thursday
                    Q: Why did you choose to come to Virginia Wesleyan? A: I really liked the campus and how beautiful it was when I visited to do an admissions interview. It was also the college that offered the most scholarship money with the lowest out-of-pocket costs. Read More

Unregistered pet crack down on campus

8 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Unregistered pet crack down on campus
There has been a rise of unregistered animals on Virginia Wesleyan University campus, and these violations can cost students their housing selection. Students can register either service animals or companion animals. Recently, there has been notes posted around campus reminding students that if they have a pet on campus to make sure that they are Read More