The Weekender

Celebrities bring the show to you

3 months ago Valery Caraballo Comments Off on Celebrities bring the show to you
A number of celebrities have decided to perform some concerts online as well as holding their talk shows from home. Celebrities are truly getting creative and finding ways to keep the public entertained, even when they have to stay at home.  Some of the most well-known talk show hosts have been making us laugh from Read More

… It’s a see you later

3 months ago Tony Tann Comments Off on … It’s a see you later
So this is the end of the road, huh? Weird, I figured there’d be a lot more…people? Also celebrations, parties, maybe just a general sense of community. Crazy times we live in. Being a graduating senior in 2020 is definitely one for the books. Anyways, I thought I’d say a few words before I left. Read More

Tigers, Tampa, and turmoil

3 months ago Kimberly DeHart Comments Off on Tigers, Tampa, and turmoil
A new documentary called ‘Tiger King’ has taken Netflix by storm. Directed by Eric Goode and Rebecca Chaiklin, this seven-episode true crime documentary follows the miniseries about the life of a zookeeper named Joe Exotic The series focuses on the small, but deeply interconnected society of big cat conservationists such as Carole Baskin, who is Read More

Social distancing in a theater near you

3 months ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Social distancing in a theater near you
As the world continues to deal with the coronavirus, other worldwide industries are having setbacks. One industry in particular that has had to take many setbacks is the cinema industry. From movie theaters closing and losing lots of profit, to big-ticket movies being pushed back from the original release date. Even some TV shows have Read More

How to stay sane while in quarantine

4 months ago Kimberly DeHart Comments Off on How to stay sane while in quarantine
Staying inside for a long period of time can seem like it will drive you insane, whether it be with your family, roommate or just by yourself. In these times it may seem impossible to have fun while having to stay indoors and social distancing, but there are still plenty of ways to keep yourself Read More

Celebrities during coronavirus

4 months ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Celebrities during coronavirus
The coronavirus has started a worldwide pandemic. When the virus touched down in America, some people thought it was a hoax.  Now that America has reported the highest number of cases in the world, we all know how serious the coronavirus is. There are a lot of celebrities who have tested positive for COVID-19. The Read More

The stay-at-home guide to eating out

4 months ago Valery Caraballo Comments Off on The stay-at-home guide to eating out
You’ve just managed to peel out of your bed that you’ve been sleeping in for days now and you open your fridge to find that there is not one thing to eat. Whether you have spent this time binge-watching every show on Netflix or attempting to write that paper you have been procrastinating, one thing Read More

Animal Crossing: quarantined paradise

4 months ago Tony Tann Comments Off on Animal Crossing: quarantined paradise
I woke up this morning to find one of my villagers, a gorilla named Hans, doing yoga in the plaza. Later in the day, I found Plucky (fittingly, a chicken) singing a tune while gazing out at the ocean. Every moment I’ve spent in “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” so far has been filled with awe Read More

Valery’s Gallery

5 months ago Valery Caraballo Comments Off on Valery’s Gallery
Weekender Editor Valery Caraballo reviews and rates Spring blockbusters.  The Invisible Man It’s 3 in the morning and somehow you have found a way to rip yourself out of his grasp and escape . Yet as you remove yourself from the bed even after being sure he couldn’t hear you , the fear of being Read More

Girl code/guy code

5 months ago Makiah Ellis Comments Off on Girl code/guy code
On Feb. 26, 2020, the Eta Omega Colony of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. and the Epsilon Eta Chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority gathered together with a student audience to have an open discussion regarding girl code vs guy code. Students of Virginia Wesleyan ranging from freshmans to seniors were highly engaged in the Read More