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Tide tracks toward beach

The Virginia Beach City Council passed an ordinance on Tuesday to begin research on expanding The Norfolk Tide light rail system into Virginia Beach. The ordinance addressed issues of financial…

Chapel covenant in place

Thomas Mills Photo Editor For the past two months, Greek organizations at Virginia Wesleyan College have been patiently waiting for a decision regarding their usage of the chapel. On Feb.…

Armstrong’s ballsy move

Jill Reynolds Sports Editor Athletic hero and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong has come clean. After denying accusations of using banned performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) for over a decade, Armstrong recently…

Freshmen girls plan to make a comeback

Bre Muir Sports Editor As the underdogs of every match during their 2012 season, the Marlins finished with an overall record of 3-15 and an Old Dominion Athletic Conference record…

‘HarBowl’ hassel

Guy Hatch Staff Writer Sept. 23, 1962, Jackie and Jack Harbaugh became proud parents of their eldest son John. Fifteen months later, they gave birth to a second son, Jim.…

Training ground

BRE MUIR Sports Editor A tense atmosphere filled the Jane P. Batten Center on Feb. 2, as the Virginia Wesleyan Marlins took on the Emory & Henry Wasps on the…

The resignation of a legend: Defender Ray Lewis hangs up his helmet after a long career flying for the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL for 17 years.

Jimmy Bowman Staff Writer As Super Bowl XLVII came to an end, so too did the illustrious career of one of the all-time greats, Ray Lewis. Considered the face of…

Adair among 5 inducted into the Hall of Fame

Kerri Taylor Staff Writer On Feb. 2, Virginia Wesleyan College alumnus, Brandon Adair, added another triumph to his already prestigious basketball career, without even putting on his jersey, tying up…

The don’ts and do’s of booze

Shakira Mills Staff Writer When I first got to college, one of the main things I looked forward to was being able to make my own choices, like drinking a…

Control may be nice, but reality isn’t

Art Burmeister Opinions Editor The history of humankind is littered with violence. Wars, terrorism and murder are among the most brutal acts of violence recorded in the annals of history.…