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Won’t you be my neighbor?

Tom Hanks will put on the iconic red sweater made famous by Fred Rogers in his television series, “Mister Rogers Neighborhood,” for an upcoming biopic about his life and legacy…

Winter Session made Mandatory for Future Freshmen

Starting winter of 2019, Virginia Wesleyan University will require all freshmen to attend Winter Session. To many, this may come as a surprise as attendance has always been up to…

The land of lost DREAMs

Lack of solutions creates uncertainty for DACAs future America will always be known as the land of opportunity. This is where people come to fulfill their dreams and hope to…

Swimming competes in ODAC championships

The Virginia Wesleyan University Swimming team completed their first season of competition this past weekend at the ODAC Championships in Greensboro, NC. The men finished in 9th place accumulating 119.0…

Maui Trip Part of False Missile Alert

On Jan. 13, Doug Kennedy and Jason Seward gather together 12 students and climb onto a bus. Though there are a few still sluggish with the remnants of sleep, excitement…

What being black means to me

Sometimes I wonder what it would be like if I attended Norfolk State University or Hampton University. Yes, the class sizes would be much larger, as would the campus. But…

Shutdown

What does a government shutdown really mean? There has been much talk of government shutdowns, the most recent one being early in the morning of Feb. 9, while most of…

Where’s the Hand Sanitizer?

  The flu has returned and is making an impact this season. Flu hospitalizations have steadily risen since 2014, and the 2017-2018 flu season is said to be the same,…

News of a Stormi causes a storm

Columnist Wynter Bond shares her view on the announcement of Kylie Jenner’s pregnancy. So, the news that (most of) America was waiting for finally arrived last week: yes, Kylie Jenner…

Me Too

Sexual scandal runs rampant among our nation’s leaders Some phrases I’ve heard around campus include: “Your crotch is not that interesting,” “Women are stupid,” “Wrong! Saying it again just makes…