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Apology for admin racial injustice statement

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The following letter is written in reference to a statement released by the University in June following the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest in the country. On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, MN, sparking protests across the country and around the world.  As covered in the Oct. 8 Read More

Senate, Presidential elections quickly approach

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The Nov. 3 elections are just two weeks away, and races up and down the ballot are sprinting into their final stretch. Most voters are familiar with the two candidates running for president, but fewer may be acquainted with the candidates a little closer to home. Virginians will be casting their votes for senator on Read More

Students take part in NATO simulation

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On Wednesday, Oct. 7, several students from VWU and from other institutions participated in a NATO DTEX event. NATO is an international organization that guarantees freedom and security of its members through political and military means. In this event, the students were given different scenarios to solve them through teamwork and conversations with other students Read More

VWU reports zero COVID-19 cases in past two weeks

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For the weeks of Sept. 30 through Oct. 13, there were zero new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on campus and as of Oct. 20, there have only been 20 total confirmed cases.  This comes as great news for students, faculty and staff that have been hoping to complete this semester on-campus.  In a video message Read More

VWU joins Campus757

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VWU will participate in Campus757, a newly established initiative with universities and businesses in the Hampton Roads region dedicated to encouraging students to work and live in the Hampton Roads region after graduation. It was announced in the Nota Bene on Oct. 5 that President Miller played an influential role in the founding of Campus757, Read More

Class of ‘20 commencement gets rescheduled date

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Due to the COVID-19 situation, Commencement 2020 was postponed until December. Following the rules of Governor Ralph Norhtham, the university has decided to continue with Commencement. “In April we met (virtually) with several seniors who were campus leaders to get their feedback on commencement. Obviously cancelling or postponing commencement is a big deal, so we Read More

President Trump visits Newport News

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The Hampton Roads region greeted a well-known visitor on Friday, Sept. 25: President Donald J. Trump. He held a rally at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport that gathered thousands of supporters. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, roughly 3,000 supporters attended the event, which is above Virginia’s 250-person limit for gatherings.  The Dispatch also reported that Read More

Marlins adapt to COVID-19 developments

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After an unusual start on campus, VWU has successfully made it through its first month of the semester. This accomplishment is being celebrated by students and staff. As of Oct. 6, there have been a cumulative total of 20 positive cases of COVID-19 and 13 total cleared cases.  The weeks between Aug. 19th and Sept. Read More

Overview of the VA-02 race

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Election Day is getting closer and the options to register to vote are available not just in the local area, but also on campus through Marlins Vote. Marlins Vote is an organization that invites students to become active participants in the local, state and national electoral process. This organization promotes voter registration to students and Read More

Adjunct professor resigns: update

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As reported on Sept. 18 in our last issue, Adjunct Professor of Management, Business and Economics Francis DeMasi sent out an email to his class stating that he has resigned from his position. DeMasi was the course instructor for the MBE400 Seminar in Managerial Ethics course. It was later announced that Dr. Frank Futyma took Read More