Senior reflections

6 months ago Farah Haidari Comments Off on Senior reflections
Experiencing senioritis and pushing through Graduation is in a couple weeks. I will miss my friends and the faculty, but I am excited to get out of here! Even though I have been trying to work my hardest this year, I still can’t help but think, “It’s my last year and I can relax a Read More

Baseball having best season since 2010

6 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Baseball having best season since 2010
The Virginia Wesleyan baseball team has made its presence known nationally this season and it has the resume to prove it. The team boasts a 14-3 ODAC record, which currently puts the squad in second place in the ODAC. The Marlin bullpen is extensive, which is why pitching has been an essential part to the Read More

Renovation to begin on chapel bell tower

6 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Renovation to begin on chapel bell tower
The Monumental Chapel bell tower, officially known as the Frank E. Brown bell tower, will soon be undergoing a restoration and renovation process due to structural insecurity. Plans for the process began in October, structural work will begin in May and work on the outside of the tower will begin this summer. Bands will be Read More

Rampant Rumors

6 months ago Ashley Kline Comments Off on Rampant Rumors
Life on a small campus has many benefits, including smaller class sizes and a greater sense of community as one can’t walk across campus without at least three people saying “hi.” However, a drawback to living on a small campus, rampant rumors that have the tendency to cause uproar within 24 hours. Earlier this year Read More

New traditions for alumni weekend

6 months ago Emily Vial Comments Off on New traditions for alumni weekend
The Spring Pig Pickin’ Picnic on Saturday April 14 was a new tradition added to the alumni weekend festivities and preceded Seafood in the Dell in the day full of traditions. Set up and smoking away at barbeque on Trinder Center lawn, the lunchtime event was perfectly placed for student, faculty and alumni to enjoy Read More

Renn set to retire

6 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Renn set to retire
“It has just been a fun ride.” After 25 years of dedication to Virginia Wesleyan, Executive Director of Athletics, Joanne Renn will be retiring in June. President Miller and Coach Renn announced the decision in front of the athletic department on April 19. “Several months ago, Joanne came to me and told me she thought Read More

Senior Showcase

6 months ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Senior Showcase
Dalton Henderson is a Virginia Beach native who is graduating this May with degree in Political Science. Q: Why did you choose to attend VWU? A: I thought that it was a great school and I was familiar with the school from me participating in wrestling camps and leadership workshops. Q: Favorite Professor? A: Dr. Read More

FB scandal

6 months ago Allaina Boggs Comments Off on FB scandal
Facebook users recently faced a large invasion of privacy, as approximately 87 million users’ information was stolen and sold by a company called Cambridge Analytica. Personal information such as names, phone numbers and email addresses was taken from a multitude of users, then sold on the “dark web,” a portal for criminal behavior known for Read More

The future of teachers

6 months ago Sabrina Lemons Comments Off on The future of teachers
We can all agree that teachers have an important job that has become more difficult with the moral decay that has invaded society. What are we supposed to do to compensate her teachers? The solution to most if not all societal ailments is change within the community. So, what is it that schools and parents, Read More

Track makes history at final ODAC meet

6 months ago Corey King Comments Off on Track makes history at final ODAC meet
Virginia Wesleyan’s men and women’s track teams finished their outdoor track season on the highest note in school history. Many athletes on both teams finished first in events as well as having many young names stepping up throughout the tournament.   The men’s team had first place finishes by freshman Jordan Ard in the 100m Read More