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New Halloween petition

A small movement is stirring to change the date when Halloween is celebrated. The Halloween & Costume Association (HCA) previously had a petition to change Halloween’s date from Oct. 31…

Shooting at MacArthur Center Mall

A shooting at the popular shopping mall in Downtown Norfolk earlier this month had a big impact on some students. On Oct. 14, 2019 two people were shot at MacArthur…

Virginia election preview

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, voters in Virginia will head to the polls to vote for candidates for the House of Delegates, State Senate and other local positions depending on their…

Virginia Beach Beautification Project

Improvements to the infrastructure and general cleanliness of the oceanfront are grabbing attention from the area’s denizens. Atlantic Avenue, down on the oceanfront of Virginia Beach, is getting upgraded.  Residents…

Resident assistant fired

On Friday, Oct. 10, junior Miranda Ward received the news that her employment as a resident assistant was terminated.   This came after the publication of a news story that featured…

Alumna warns of human trafficking dangers

Human trafficking is commonly thought of as simply kidnapping. Many people may think of the movie “Taken” when asked what human trafficking is. Katie Cooper, a Virginia Wesleyan University alumna…

LGBTQ+ panel shares rainbow of perspectives

A panel of LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual, queer, and + signifies a desire to be inclusive) members gathered in Blocker Auditorium to discuss their own unique points of views…

Scary stories to tell at the drive-in

Virginia Wesleyan University’s campus hosted several Halloween events this past weekend. Student organizations sponsored several of these events, such as Phright Night, hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha; Mask-Off hosted by…

Men’s basketball season preview

The Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team seeks redemption for their early exit in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) quarterfinals last year, and they have all the pieces they need…

Women’s basketball season preview

After a heartbreaking overtime loss in the ODAC Quarter Finals last year to Randolph Macon, the women’s basketball team hopes to come back stronger. With nine incoming freshmen, the Marlins…