Small school, big opportunities

1 year ago Faith Auad Comments Off on Small school, big opportunities
Choosing an institution of higher learning to attend is considered to be one of the most important decisions a person can make in their life. However, there is often a misconception that smaller colleges and universities do not offer as many opportunities as larger institutions. But a recent poll released by the Gallup and Strada Read More

‘You are not alone’

1 year ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on ‘You are not alone’
Students and counselors discuss Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) among college students as the seasons change and warmer weather approaches, potentially ending the symptoms of SAD for those who suffer from the “winter pattern” variety. Wednesday, March 20, marks the official beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, and plenty of people are excited for the Read More

Campus reaffirms inclusivity

1 year ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Campus reaffirms inclusivity
VWU vows to remain inclusive to all people despite the United Methodist Church’s decision to ban LGBTQ+ from obtaining leadership. The United Methodist Church (UMC) voted 53-47 in Feb. to ban gay clergy and officiating LGBTQ+ weddings. The outcome of such a long-anticipated vote stunned and disappointed those eagerly awaiting the results of the UMC Read More

New beginning for fine arts on campus

1 year ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on New beginning for fine arts on campus
The Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center will take over the special events that were formerly held in the Hofheimer Theatre near the end of March. The old fine arts building will still be holding regular daily classes, and Virginia Wesleyan is still striving to improve the older building. Groundbreaking began on the Read More

Should we spring forward?

1 year ago Alex Powers Comments Off on Should we spring forward?
Daylight Savings Time comes and goes without much fuss, but perhaps it’s time to finally cut it out. This past weekend, Daylight Savings Time reared its ugly head again.  Every spring, we all set our clocks ahead an hour – yes, ahead an hour – to account for having done the exact opposite some months Read More

Two steps back

1 year ago Alex Powers Comments Off on Two steps back
With the controversy of the Jussie Smollett case rising to the forefront of conversation, the obstacles standing in the way of social movements see a critical need for acknowledgment. The modern age of progressivism is far from new.  Nowadays, it is critical that people feel their voice can be heard and that change can be Read More

Women’s lacrosse finding the answers

1 year ago Alex Cortright Comments Off on Women’s lacrosse finding the answers
Women’s lacrosse coach Kendyl Clarkson has entered her second season as the Marlins head coach, and she has been changing the program in many positive ways. Last year the team ended with a winning record of 8-7 and this year they are 3-3 so far. Sophomore goalie Jordan Moilanen said that they face harder competition Read More

Men’s lacrosse makes major improvements

1 year ago Joshua Gray Comments Off on Men’s lacrosse makes major improvements
For the past two seasons, the men’s lacrosse team has struggled to put together a winning season as a unit, but this year they look to defy previous years as they are off to a 4-1 start. The 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons resulted in records of 2-14 and 4-12 respectively. However, for the current 2018-19 Read More

Duplain returns to the softball field

1 year ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Duplain returns to the softball field
2017 marked the year that the softball team captured its first Division III National Championship in program history. After such a successful season, returning players got the chance to defend their National Title and prepare with that distinction under their belts. However, Kaylah Duplain had to put away the glove and cleats for her sophomore Read More

Battle Royale Rumble

1 year ago Tani Martinez Comments Off on Battle Royale Rumble
Battle royale games have been a popular genre for games this past year or two. With games like PUBG and Fortnite being the forefront of the genre, the genre has been rapidly increasing in popularity and relevance. Of course, with the rise in popularity for Fortnite and PUBG spawns various other games that try to Read More