VWU bleeds red and blue

4 weeks ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on VWU bleeds red and blue
Virginia Wesleyan students, staff and faculty reflect on the 2018 midterm elections and who will be representing Virginia’s 2nd congressional district. Students, staff and faculty at Wesleyan went to the polls to vote in the midterm elections on Nov. 6. Adjunct professor John Doucette said there was a “tremendous turnout” in this year’s midterm election. Read More

Honors College linked with STEM

4 weeks ago Garry Sjodin Comments Off on Honors College linked with STEM
Virginia Wesleyan University is advertised as a premier liberal arts institution with majors ranging from the arts to the sciences. But with the addition of the Greer Environmental Sciences Center and the Batten Honors College revamp, there has been a growing emphasis on environmental sciences and STEM majors. Many students have an understanding that when Read More

A special thank you

4 weeks ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on A special thank you
Here at the Marlin Chronicle, we’re always working hard to get you the latest news and interesting tidbits. Our staff writers work hard scouring the campus for feature stories, and our editors are their own superheroes during deadline nights. But there are some staff members who definitely deserve extra credit for the work they put Read More

Current events roundup

4 weeks ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Current events roundup
Marvel icon Stan Lee dies: Stan Lee died on Monday, Nov. 12. He was 95 and credited with turning the Marvel franchise into the iconic cornerstone of superhero media it is today. He brought an emphasis on humanizing superheroes to the industry and was a key player in the popularity of such beloved superheroes as Read More

Which “ring” would you choose?

4 weeks ago Jordan Esposito Comments Off on Which “ring” would you choose?
Today it seems like almost all colleges are stereotyped with certain cultures. The most prevalent one attributed to higher education is hookup culture, which references a relationship preference for one-night stands and purely sexual contact. The term “hookup culture” is thrown around and applied to many campuses in American. Some people say that colleges push Read More

Use these apps if you want to…

4 weeks ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Use these apps if you want to…
Mingle: Tinder, Grindr, Bumble, Casualx, AdultFriendFinder and the aptly-named iHookup are all apps for people who are looking for a more casual sexual encounter. Whether you’re a bachelor on the prowl or a single lady looking for some fun, any of these apps can help you scratch that itch. A word of warning, though: you Read More

Using art for a special cause

4 weeks ago Markaysha Bryant Comments Off on Using art for a special cause
Shyail Owens, also known as Shy, is a senior here at Virginia Wesleyan, and is currently double-majoring in Art and Women and Gender Studies. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., President of the organization Phenomenal Woman, a campus tour guide and a former work-study employee in enrollment services. She is always Read More

Thanksgiving across campus

4 weeks ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Thanksgiving across campus
During the middle of November, there’s a rush of excitement for college students to get a break from the cruel assignments and head home to the turkey. However; for students who live far away, going home for Thanksgiving is not always an option. “I look forward to going home for Thanksgiving; I’m from Baltimore, Maryland,” Read More

Fortnite fortitude

4 weeks ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Fortnite fortitude
Fortnite coaches: ridiculous and just why. Ah video games, one of the favorite pass times of the last few generations.  It is amazing how far they have come in such a short period of time. We started out with computer games and going to arcades, then in the 90’s we transitioned into the era of Read More

Polling where you pray

4 weeks ago Ashley Kline Comments Off on Polling where you pray
Polling location for Wesleyan students at Ebenezer Baptist Church raise questions. Last week, many from Virginia Wesleyan University went to the polls to cast their vote in this year’s midterm election.  Shuttles provided by Wesleyan Engaged were even available to transport students back and forth to the polls. The interesting part of this story is Read More