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Rush Week activities bring new members to Greek Life

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Although much has changed since Marlins returned to campus in August, the presence of Greek life and their rush weeks have not. Many students found themselves interested in “Going Greek” this semester. Among the fraternities and sororities interviewed, all reported higher than normal turnout rates at their events.  Sigma Sigma Sigma  Allison Churchman, President of Read More

President Miller, admin speak on university’s progress at mid-semester point

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The Virginia Wesleyan community has officially hit the midway mark for the fall semester. This semester has introduced many challenges for every member of the campus community, and in an interview with President Miller, Dr. Keith Moore, Vice President of Campus Life and Operation Management, and Dr. Maynard Schaus, Vice President of Academic Affairs, these Read More

Virginia Wesleyan gets spooky as Halloween activities come to campus

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As the fall semester quickly progresses the next big question is, “What is Virginia Wesleyan University going to do for Halloween this spooky season?” A favorite holiday among many university students, Halloween is one of the biggest celebrations during the school semester.  Previously known for large costume gatherings, parties and costume contests, Halloween has had Read More

COVID-19 cases push students into quarantine

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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented this year with a variety of new challenges that we, as a Marlin community, have been forced to navigate. Students who have been exposed to COVID-19 have had to put others before themselves and quarantine for multiple weeks in order to protect the greater population.  Whenever a student finds out Read More

Grocery Bingo returns to Virginia Wesleyan campus

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There is still plenty of fun to be had on Virginia Wesleyan campus despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Student Activities, working through Off the Hook, hosted Grocery Bingo last week on Tuesday, Oct. 6, which was open to the entire campus to attend. Students were welcomed with the request that masks were to be worn at Read More

Science Club Review

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The Science Club is back on campus for the first time in over three years, since before the school changed names from Virginia Wesleyan College to Virginia Wesleyan University.  The club is led by Ezekiel “Zeke” Herrera-Bevan, as president, Zack Hubbard, as vice-president, and Dr. Katrina Henry, as faculty advisor. The newly-revamped club is still Read More

Virginia Wesleyan’s Campus welcomes Chaplain Marie Porter

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Upon arrival to campus for the 2020-2021 school year, Marlin Nation was greeted by an unfamiliar, yet friendly face: the new University Chaplain, Marie Porter.  Porter was not expecting to be in this position at VWU, but believes it was all “God’s work.” She previously was in a full-time position at Haygood United Methodist Church Read More

False fire alarms ring through Brock Village Apartments and Townhouses

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In Brock Village Apartments, sensitive fire alarms went off repeatedly for weeks during the beginning of the semester. Activities such as browning butter, making toast or even taking a warm shower could set one of the fire alarms off and cause the local fire department to make their way to campus. According to Virginia Wesleyan Read More

Marlin Fringe Festival brings the arts to Homecoming Weekend

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The Marlin Fringe Festival was hosted virtually throughout the weekend of Oct. 2-Oct. 4 and showcased the many forms of art that the university has been working on this past year. The events hosted on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network include the Neil Britton Art Gallery Exhibition, the JukeVox – Vox Vera Concert, Blue Marlin Read More

Camerata – Club Review

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Virginia Wesleyan University is home to many official sports teams, fraternities and sororities, yet not many students know about the other clubs on campus to get involved with. Camerata Choir is one of these clubs that is far more than what may meet the eye.  “Our mission is to make music and become a community Read More