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Varied Passions fuel student businesses

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Small businesses are popping up all the time, but some entrepreneurs might be closer than you think. Students on campus have created their own businesses. These businesses range from custom jewelry orders to baked good and personalized art commissions.  CASTLE CREATIONS Charlotte Weinstein, a sophomore majoring in international relations and minoring in business, operates an Read More

Let’s Get Spooky: Movie Reviews

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As someone who is not necessarily obsessed with Halloween, this was the first time I had seen Hocus Pocus. I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed it. The creators did a great job portraying the parallels between Thackeray and Emily Binx with Max and Dani Dennison. The viewer would be pleased to find Read More

New local band from 757 creates waves

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The Harbour, a local band from the 757, builds up the hype for their debut single, Blind To It All. The Weekender Section Editor Faith Macwana reached out to The Harbour whose members are Caleb Brandal, Luke Brandal, and Elijah Andrew for a virtual interview to discuss the new single as well chat about beginnings, Read More

Yoga and Coffee

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It is a scientific fact that stress can have severely negative impacts on the human body, both physically and mentally. Some might find release through journaling, reading a book  or watching their favorite movie or show.  With the current situation in the world, it might be increasingly hard to de-stress. Furthermore, during these stressful times, Read More

Homecoming

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From Sept. 28 to Oct 2, Virginia Wesleyan hosted its Homecoming Spirit Week. With things looking a little different this year due to COVID-19, Sarah Guzzo, Director of Student Activities, and Off The Hook, VWU’s Student Programming Board, had to get a little creative and think outside the box. The week’s events included My Hero Read More

aLatté Cafe

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Experience a comfortable, home-styled setting at aLatté Cafe, a local family-owned café in downtown Norfolk on Granby Street by MacArthur Center Park that serves coffee, bagel sandwiches, salads and ice cream.The colorful walls had decorative art pieces placed throughout the entire room, bright string lights and chandeliers hanging up above the ceiling, and large leather Read More

The Sweet Spot

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Light pink dining tables and chairs sit outside with flowers arranged alongside them and a giant pink and white ice cream perches in the display window. Above the display window is a vivid board of the assorted sweet desserts with pictures of churros waffles and ice cream. For those who have a sweet-tooth craving or Read More

A Quarantine bite

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Lolly’s Creamery Located in the ViBe Creative District, Lolly’s Creamery is a Virginia Beach classic that everyone must try at least once. It’s the perfect sweet treat for any occasion. The Tiffany blue building with a black and white striped awning gives off major retro vibes. Lolly’s Ice Cream written in curly script adds to Read More

Susans art at macarthur

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Pop your head into the open entrance that directs your attention to a bunch of beautiful, one of a kind art.Though you may think the mall is only for shopping, there’s a bunch of unspoken events  around.  The gallery where this particular artist held her show is where many local artists and schools demonstrate their Read More

Wesleyan Top Ten

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Do you have a song that makes you feel good or that you love to jam out to? The Weekender is taking song suggestions to curate a Wesleyan Top Ten Spotify playlist. Email your song suggestions to either fpmacwana@vwu.edu or vecaraballo@vwu.edu. Faith Macwanafpmacwana@vwu.edu Valery Caraballovecaraballo@vwu.edu Read More