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Mold at VWU: a timeline

1 month ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Mold at VWU: a timeline
2018: Smithdeal Hall Mold has once again appeared in Smithdeal Hall and other rooms throughout Allen Village, formerly Village II. Several students reported coming back from a break in preparation for Hurricane Florence and finding mold on the walls, beds and floors. Several students have come forward with concerns about their health. 2017: Bray, Allen Read More

New program manager coming soon

1 month ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on New program manager coming soon
As Virginia Wesleyan expands its ties in the local community, other partnerships have been strengthened, as well. The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC) has chosen Wesleyan as the home of its first satellite office outside of Richmond. The new program manager will develop and maintain a network of connections across the Hampton Roads area Read More

Hello, mold

1 month ago Nica Nakagomi Comments Off on Hello, mold
As part of an effort to combat mold in the dorms, air blasts from industrial fans in the stairwells of Smithdeal Hall, located in Allen Village (formerly Village II). Before Hurricane Florence, some students evacuated, not knowing what kind of damages would occur. Although the hurricane luckily did not hugely impact Hampton Roads, some students Read More

From the CDC: how to remove mold

1 month ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on From the CDC: how to remove mold
Tips from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on how to get rid of mold and mildew permanently. Protect- Make sure to wear personal protective equipment to protect your eyes, nose, mouth and skin when cleaning up mold. Toss- Throw away or move outside anything affected by mold that can’t be cleaned and dried completely Read More

Coca-Cola ‘goes green’

1 month ago Garry Sjodin Comments Off on Coca-Cola ‘goes green’
When the new Coca-Cola Georgia Peach and California Raspberry soda flavors hit shelves in March, they may have a third contender to watch out for in the future: cannabis. Reports have surfaced that Coca-Cola has been eyeing the rising cannabis industry in America to work on a collaboration. Cannabidiol, or CBD oil, is a legal Read More

Bray Village Rejuvenated

2 months ago Garry Sjodin Comments Off on Bray Village Rejuvenated
Bray Village, formerly known as Village 1, began overhauls earlier this semester as part of a $1.9 million privately funded restoration process that will last the duration of the academic year. This Village is one of the oldest living facilities on campus and the first student-specific housing facility available when the campus opened its doors Read More

A Student’s Perspective

2 months ago Garry Sjodin Comments Off on A Student’s Perspective
An opinion from a displaced upperclassman living in the hotel community. The Burton Station hotel community is provided for students waiting to move onto campus. This year, the hotel also served as a residence for sophomores and upperclassmen displaced from dorms. These students were displaced in an effort to prevent freshmen from living off campus Read More

Construction Around Campus

2 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Construction Around Campus
Projects around campus progress on schedule as part of a larger effort to update and restore Wesleyan. The Beacon: Structural work began over the summer to restore, renovate and update the Monumental Bell Tower, officially known as the Frank E. Brown Bell Tower and recently renamed the Beacon. Brick work is scheduled to begin in Read More

Meet the nontraditional class of 2022

2 months ago Nica Nakagomi Comments Off on Meet the nontraditional class of 2022
President Scott D. Miller described a mission to diversify the enrollment profile of the institution in his State of the University address on Aug. 24. . “Going to college is no longer just for the traditional 18 to 21-year-old population. We’re teaching students today from ages eight to 85, from our Tidewater Collegiate Academy school Read More

In case of emergency

2 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on In case of emergency
Hurricane preparations and procedures As any student at Wesleyan knows, rain boots and umbrellas are essential to life on campus. We’re no strangers to wading through streams in place of sidewalks and wringing out socks over heaters. With the approach of hurricane Florence, we brace ourselves once more. Should the university shut down and cancel Read More