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Administration announces coronavirus actions, refunds

Administration will offer a partial refund to students as a part of the plan of action regarding the new coronavirus, causing families to assess the value of the refund. On…

Interview with Chaplain Greg West

Chaplain Greg West will be departing from Virginia Wesleyan as part of his reassignment within the United Methodist Church. This move comes after a decade of leadership and service to…

Non-essential student employees left “high and dry”

With students leaving VWU to go back home, many have lost valuable income in positions both on- and off-campus. The recent changes in the coronavirus’s spread and the consequent “stay…

VWU professor stuck in Africa

While the Virginia Wesleyan community returned to their homes in response to the coronavirus crisis, Dr. William Gibson remained abroad in Rwanda seeking a way to come back to the…

Faculty and students take on new dimension of learning

When you’re stuck in quarantine, what is there to do? Lounge on the couch, binge watch Netflix, surf the web, eat some snacks and, unfortunately, do your homework. Even though…

Coronavirus shortens college experience for seniors

The worldwide spread of COVID-19 has caused K-12 schools and college campuses to close, forcing students to move out prematurely. All courses have been switched to online and almost all…

Counseling services continue despite the coronavirus

The counseling department has announced that it will continue to offer counseling services to students. According to an email sent on March 20, “Online counseling sessions are available with all…

U.S. women’s soccer fights for equal pay

The United States women’s national soccer team hoisting their world cup trophy in 2019. In response to the gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. women’s national soccer team back…

Spring sports canceled

The softball team was off to an 11-1 start before the season cancelation. Due to COVID-19, the NCAA canceled the remaining seasons for winter and spring sports on March 12,…

Summer Olympics postponed

The Tokyo Olympics for 2020 are officially postponed due to COVID-19. Before COVID-19, the Olympic Games had never been postponed or canceled for something other than the World Wars in…