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New beginning for fine arts on campus

1 week 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

Students bring home Ethics Bowl success

1 month ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Students bring home Ethics Bowl success
The brightest minds of division three colleges in Virginia debated ways to tackle ethical issues in today’s society at the Ethics Bowl, an intercollegiate activity that challenges undergraduate students to outsmart each other. While debating a case study, the two teams will be scored by a panel of judges for their responses not only from Read More

Savory recipes

1 month ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Savory recipes
Egg Mugmuffin Ingredients 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon baking powder ⅛ teaspoon baking soda* ⅛ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons milk 2 teaspoons vegetable oil or melted butter 2 tablespoons egg 1 tablespoon grated cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon scallions, chopped 1 small egg Instructions In a large microwave-safe mug mix together the flour, baking powder, Read More

Transformation Thursday

1 month ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Transformation Thursday
                    Q: Why did you choose to come to Virginia Wesleyan? A: I always laugh when I think of this question. One because I never know how to answer and two because I laugh at myself every time because I never know how to answer. So Read More

K-9 war hero visits campus

4 months ago Rebecca Schamel Comments Off on K-9 war hero visits campus
Chewie, a member of the Virginia Beach K-9 force with his handler Sgt. C. J. Tull. Service dogs like Chewie are normally obtained around the age of one and a half years old. After 10 to 12 weeks of training they are put into service and their normal tenure is seven years. This makes the Read More

Port Day success

4 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Port Day success
The Lighthouse is known for the help that they give students with undergraduate research, study away opportunities and career guidance. The one thing that ties all of those things together is Port Day. Port Day is a Virginia Wesleyan event that is held each semester. On Port Day there are no classes, meetings or athletic Read More

Jazz Ensemble plays with pep

4 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Jazz Ensemble plays with pep
Drums, trombone, alto sax, flutes and trumpets are not usually what comes to mind when thinking about Virginia Wesleyan home basketball games, but thanks to Jason Squinobal and the Jazz Ensemble it is a reality for students of our campus. “I’ve been playing drums for my church for about 10 years now but when I Read More

Using art for a special cause

4 months ago Markaysha Bryant Comments Off on Using art for a special cause
Shyail Owens, also known as Shy, is a senior here at Virginia Wesleyan, and is currently double-majoring in Art and Women and Gender Studies. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., President of the organization Phenomenal Woman, a campus tour guide and a former work-study employee in enrollment services. She is always Read More