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“From Accommodation to Declaration”

Wesleyan passes new, inclusive policies for transgender individuals By July 2018 Virginia Wesleyan University will transition and change their policy regarding any student who identifies as transgender. More inclusive plans…

Complaining with courtesy

Dear readers, I may be preaching to the choir, but as a person who has lived a few different lives in a single lifetime, let me share the world of…

Keeping campus safe

A series of perspectives on gun control in the academic world In the aftermath of recent gun-related violence at schools, other educational institutions are taking steps to help combat potential…

Is Virginia Wesleyan losing touch with its United Methodist Heritage?

Among the many changes that have hit Virginia Wesleyan, the school decided to change its official mission statement. The new mission statement reads as follows, “An inclusive community dedicated to…

“She Kills Monsters” Hits the VWU Stage

The light shines on a setting from a different world and an ominous voice shares the history of “Dungeons and Dragons.” She then introduces the Tilly Evans, who is a…

Dress Codes

So, I’ve noticed something since I’ve started college almost four years ago. It’s something so ridiculously crazy, so baffling, that I never thought it would exist… Guys, I can have…

Bye Tel Aviv, hello Jerusalem

Trump orders the relocation of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem This past December President Trump said he wanted to move the U.S.embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. However,…

Perks of being a Marlin

Virginia Wesleyan offers some surprising perks to students. When students research a database, article or book, they limit themselves to the same sources. Hofheimer Library and IT Services have access…

Not your average student-athletes

The student-athlete juggles schoolwork, practices and the stress that comes with being on a highly competitive sports team while also taking college level classes. Taking this into account, the schedule…

Alum Advice

There is a mixture of feelings that comes with being a senior. Usually bittersweet, as students have the excitement of knowing that you are about to be finished with your…