Find your ‘why’

2 weeks ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Find your ‘why’
Ahhhh, nothing like the start of the school year.  Upperclassman are all reuniting while the first years are bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, trying to navigate their way through an all-new experience. While it is easy to get distracted by many things in the beginning of the year, I challenge you to find your passion and do Read More

Fall Sports Preview

2 weeks ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Fall Sports Preview
Women’s Soccer The women’s soccer team returns a roster filled with scorers for the 2018 season. Anna Pedicone, last season’s ODAC Rookie of the Year, and Alex Davidson, an All-ODAC second team honoree, led the team in scoring last season and are expected to pace the offense again this year. In goal, the Marlins rely Read More

Founders Day celebration

2 weeks ago Co-Written Comments Off on Founders Day celebration
Virginia Wesleyan’s longest-tenured member, Dr. Larry Hultgren, gave the keynote speech for the third annual Founders Day on Sept. 6 in the Convocation Center of Batten Student Center. Hultgren currently serves as a professor of philosophy and Director of the PORTfolio Program, and has served as an NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative for more than 40 Read More

Bray Village Rejuvenated

2 weeks ago Garry Sjodin Comments Off on Bray Village Rejuvenated
Bray Village, formerly known as Village 1, began overhauls earlier this semester as part of a $1.9 million privately funded restoration process that will last the duration of the academic year. This Village is one of the oldest living facilities on campus and the first student-specific housing facility available when the campus opened its doors Read More

50th first day for Dr. Hultgren

2 weeks ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on 50th first day for Dr. Hultgren
For 50 years, Dr. Hultgren has gotten to experience all of the changes that Virginia Wesleyan has offered. Dr. Hultgren is a jack of all trades when it comes to working on this campus. He is the Director of the PORTfolio program as well as a professor of philosophy and environmental studies and he’s also Read More

Bob gets a new look

2 weeks ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Bob gets a new look
As Virginia Wesleyan University continues to expand and evolve over time, many changes will take place. In recent years, we have seen new buildings, such as the Greer Environmental Sciences Center and the Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center, rise up with many more to come. We have also seen many changes to Read More

A Student’s Perspective

2 weeks ago Garry Sjodin Comments Off on A Student’s Perspective
An opinion from a displaced upperclassman living in the hotel community. The Burton Station hotel community is provided for students waiting to move onto campus. This year, the hotel also served as a residence for sophomores and upperclassmen displaced from dorms. These students were displaced in an effort to prevent freshmen from living off campus Read More

Women’s soccer takes Europe

2 weeks ago Jordan Esposito Comments Off on Women’s soccer takes Europe
The Virginia Wesleyan women’s soccer team embarked on an unforgettable trip through Europe this past summer. It was a journey that took them through some of the biggest soccer countries in the world and allowed them to not only test themselves against stiff overseas competition, but to experience other parts of the world and bond Read More

Panther Power

2 weeks ago Terry Bosiako Comments Off on Panther Power
There have been issues with representation in Hollywood, the media and cinemas. Most movies lack diversity which can cloud some standards in society. Minority-cast movies, which are largely scarce in Hollywood, are important because they give hope to minority viewers. It also shows those who are underrepresented in film with role models and aspirational characters Read More

Construction Around Campus

2 weeks ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Construction Around Campus
Projects around campus progress on schedule as part of a larger effort to update and restore Wesleyan. The Beacon: Structural work began over the summer to restore, renovate and update the Monumental Bell Tower, officially known as the Frank E. Brown Bell Tower and recently renamed the Beacon. Brick work is scheduled to begin in Read More