Wesleyan’s first Earth Week

5 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Wesleyan’s first Earth Week
On Monday, April 22, people across the U.S. celebrated the 49th annual Earth Day. But this year, Wesleyan took the event one step further by introducing its first-ever Earth Week, to be held the week of April 23 – 27. A poster about the different events invited the campus to check out Wesleyan’s “green thumb Read More

Students demand housing change on social media

5 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Students demand housing change on social media
An Instagram account detailing allegedly horrendous living conditions at Wesleyan has gone viral, prompting widespread campus outrage and local news coverage from outlets such as WAVY 10. The account shows pictures and videos of mice, mold and water damage, among other issues. All submissions are reportedly from students living on campus, whose work orders have Read More

University reflects on admissions scandal

5 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on University reflects on admissions scandal
Lying, fraud, bribery and cheating the enrollment system were just some of the illegal maneuvers used by parents who tried to get their children into top-rated colleges and universities in a scandal that rocked the collegiate world in March. Around 50 individuals have been charged with multiple crimes in connection to the scandal. Multiple celebrities Read More

Tattoo stigma in education

5 months ago Tani Martinez Comments Off on Tattoo stigma in education
More and more young adults are joining the workplace and leaving for higher education each year, and an increasing number are doing so with body modifications such as piercings and tattoos. However, tattoos in particular have caused concerns about discrimination. There have been reports about young adults facing discrimination over tattoos and even being fired, Read More

New changes to gen. ed. program

5 months ago Joshua Gray Comments Off on New changes to gen. ed. program
The changes of the general studies program at Virginia Wesleyan have been the talk of the school within the past few weeks. The changes have new requirements: a series of three seminars and required electives from each School here at Wesleyan. This means that students must complete electives within the Goode School of Arts and Read More

New relationship group counseling

5 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on New relationship group counseling
For years Counseling Services has been an outlet for students to get help with any issues that they may have. As many know, the transition from high school to college can be difficult and balancing college life and personal life can be difficult as well. The multiple counselors in the office are there to help Read More

More than a game, once again

5 months ago Alex Powers Comments Off on More than a game, once again
If you’re a sports fan, you know who Dwyane Wade is.  He’s been a mainstay in the National Basketball Association for well over a decade.  He’s a Miami Heat legend, an NBA Champion, an Olympian, and one of the best shooting guards the league has ever seen.  If you’re not a sports fan, you might Read More

Les Gourmands Tomberont Dans les Flammes

5 months ago Douglas Hardman Comments Off on Les Gourmands Tomberont Dans les Flammes
The Gluttons will Fall in the Flame “And He shall smite the wicked and plunge them into the fiery pit!” And what wicked would I be referring to? The greedy, of course; one of the seven deadly sins punishable by damnation. On April 15, the Notre Dame cathedral was set ablaze by what is assumed Read More

Women’s Golf continues to expand

5 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Women’s Golf continues to expand
The women’s golf program has doubled in size this season, increasing their two-player roster to a four-player roster which is eligible for team competition instead of just individual. Through a busy month of April with matches nearly every weekend, different golfers have stepped up each match to instill a new culture into the women’s golf Read More

Cooper leads the way for Men’s Golf

5 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Cooper leads the way for Men’s Golf
The men’s golf team at Virginia Wesleyan was led by Carter Morgan last season, but with his transfer to Old Dominion University, senior Keith Cooper has picked up the slack. Cooper not only led the team in their April 5 through 7 event at the Camp Lejeune Intercollegiate in Jacksonville, N.C., but he also set Read More