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We’re queer, here and Jewish

3 weeks ago Bethany Walker Comments Off on We’re queer, here and Jewish
Dr. Amy Milligan came to Wesleyan to speak about queer Jewish women and pride tattoos this past Thursday. A crowd of about sixty students, staff, and guests flocked to the Blocker Hall Auditorium for her presentation. Dr. Milligan is the Batten Endowed Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Women’s Studies and the director of the Read More

VWU wants you (to vote)

3 weeks ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on VWU wants you (to vote)
Wesleyan Engaged and Marlins Vote are pairing up in an effort to increase student voter registration and voter turnout on Nov. 6 Virginia Beach voters will elect for many high-ranking positions including a senator, a house representative, a mayor, six city council members, five school board members, and two proposed Constitutional amendments. Brian Kurisky, Director Read More

Congressman Taylor visits campus

3 weeks ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Congressman Taylor visits campus
On Oct. 18, Representitive Scott Taylor visited campus to talk to students and faculty about his time in Congress and his plans for re-election. Scott Taylor has been the 2nd District’s congressional representative for two years. He is currently up for re-election, going up against Democratic nominee Elaine Luria. As most candidates do, Taylor started Read More

Elaine Luria visits campus

3 weeks ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Elaine Luria visits campus
In this current political climate, the midterm elections are a pivotal part of how the government will run for the next couple of years. While the next presidential election doesn’t happen until 2020, the midterm elections will decide how the Senate and the House of Representatives will run and whether or not Democrats or Republicans Read More

Mud games: a dirty tradition

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 months 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