Marlin’s Drumline

11 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Marlin’s Drumline
Virginia Wesleyan now has marching band. Sophomore Alexis Threat is the brains behind the new club. Threat had done marching band throughout high school and was sad that she wasn’t able to do it college. She decided to get a marching band started at the school after learning about some other students on campus that Read More

Social media promotes racism

11 months ago Marlyn Silva Comments Off on Social media promotes racism
College is known and recognized for many things. For many young adults, one such thing is freedom. Many associate the word freedom in this context to imply the college party lifestyle. However, with recent stories of college and high school students posting concerning pictures or videos online, the word freedom has taken an unfortunate turn. Read More

Ageism on college campuses

11 months ago Sabrina Lemons Comments Off on Ageism on college campuses
In a time when so many are challenging how it is acceptable and unacceptable to view certain issues, it appears that we may be overlooking a relevant one that affects all who live to see their golden years, ageism. We all have basic rights in education to ensure that resources are equally available to people Read More

When religion influences the world of business

11 months ago Farah Haidari Comments Off on When religion influences the world of business
Many businesses are not afraid to make it clear they are Christian organizations. Some of these places include Chick-fil-A, Hobby Lobby and the Marriott Hotels. Some of my family members and friends will often crave Chick-fil-A on Sundays. They soon get annoyed by the fact that it is closed on Sundays. The Chick-fil-A website says, Read More

Women’s soccer falls in Round of 32

11 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Women’s soccer falls in Round of 32
The Virginia Wesleyan women’s soccer team season ended at the hands of The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament by a final score of 3-0. The Marlins finished their season with a 15-7-1 record while the #1 team in the country, TCNJ, advanced to the Sweet 16 at Read More

Marlin Prestige succeeds again

11 months ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Marlin Prestige succeeds again
Virginia Wesleyan University hosted their annual Marlin’s Business Conference during the week of Nov. 13 through Nov. 17. The business conference held during each semester at Virginia Wesleyan where students who belong to business management and economic degree program run model versions of what future business conferences for them may look like. “The Marlin Prestige,” Read More

Spreading love across campus

11 months ago Henry Tasker Comments Off on Spreading love across campus
On Nov. 4, Virginia Wesleyan University played host to the 12th annual One Love Festival. The day was a celebration of different cultures organized by Rick Mateo with the help of Dr. Craig Wansink and Kelly Jackson of the Center for the Study of Religious Freedom at VWU. The event featured five main segments: a Read More

Volleyball ends season at ODACs

11 months ago Corey King Comments Off on Volleyball ends season at ODACs
Virginia Wesleyan University’s volleyball team saw their season come to an end this past week losing to second ranked Washington & Lee in the second round of the conference tournament.  The Marlins were at home in the first round, where they took down Roanoke three matches to two. Helping the Marlins to victory in a Read More

Most Valuable Players

11 months ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on Most Valuable Players
It’s been an eventful past few weeks, hasn’t it? While we were on campus, dreading paper due dates, the world was spewing out accomplishments and disasters alike. Even so, a few MVPs managed to squeak out through it all. I present to you, the top three MVPs. The Employee Who was Fired from Twitter: This Read More

Based on its history, should we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday?

11 months ago Co-Written Comments Off on Based on its history, should we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday?
Well people, it is again the time of the year when we celebrate the beloved holiday known as Thanksgiving. Many of us have reasons for enjoying and celebrate this holiday. My question is this: should we celebrate Thanksgiving based on the original reasoning behind this occasion or based on our own motives and traditions? I Read More