Athletics gear up for spring sports

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For the first time in its 59 year history, Virginia Wesleyan University will hope to see all 20 athletic teams competing in the same semester. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Presidents Council voted to move all traditional fall and winter sports to the spring semester.  Joanne Renn, the Read More

Quarantine Hobbies

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As we approach Thanksgiving break and our two months at home before spring semester, we can take a few tips from these creative and capable students who made the best of their situations at home over quarantine.  Junior Gregory Osipov dedicated himself to a life of physical training and endurance over the summer. He became Read More

Come Together, Right Now: The Art of Gathering

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Norfolk’s The Chrysler Museum is hosting an exhibition entitled “Come Together, Right Now: The Art of Gathering” that will be on display until Jan. 3, 2021. This unique collection of pieces range from oil paintings to etchings and engravings to photographs. According to the museum, “this exhibition examines how people come together in four ways: Read More

VWU announces tuition freeze for 2021-2022

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President Scott D. Miller announced in his Nota Bene on Oct. 29 that The Board of Trustees approved his recommendation of freezing the tuition for the fourth year in a row. Also, 97 percent of traditional full time students receive financial aid and full-time tuition costs for traditional students will remain $36,010. Room and board Read More

Debate Club Feature

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The Debate Club is a student organization that provides a safe space for students to discuss their opinions on the topic of the week.    The club’s philosophy is to “Educate. Liberate. Promote Change.” They aim to educate the public and student members on current issues that have been happening and the history behind these Read More

SGA hosts Raffle Event for village winner of Quarter Drive

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The Student Government Association collected quarter donations in the Batten Student Center over the past four weeks for the Virginia Beach Housing Resource Center. Brock Village, the village that raised the most money, was planned to be rewarded with a bingo night where they can win prizes, however due to new COVID-19 regulations, the event Read More

Norfolk, Virginia Beach Holiday Events

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Hampton Roads Christmas Events Happening in 2020    FARMHOUSE GRAND ILLUMINATION!  Date: Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020 from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Where: Back Bay’s Farmhouse Brewing Co, 1805 Kempsville Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464 What: Save the date for our Third Annual Grand Illumination event on Saturday, Nov. 28. We will have live music, holiday decor, Read More

The Closer: NBA Restart

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The NBA season will begin on Dec. 22 just over two months after the NBA finals wrapped up on Oct. 11. They will look to complete a 72-game shortened regular season, which cuts the normal season by 10 games. The off-season would round to a 71-day total, which would mark the shortest in the history Read More

Modified Christmas traditions are coming to town

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The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and 12 Days of Christmas Competition, longstanding and favorite campus traditions, will be done with some modifications to follow COVID-19 restrictions.   Holiday campus traditions are typically held towards the end of the semester to kick-off finals week, however, classes will be held remotely after Nov. 20.    Before the Read More

Marlin community airs grievances with admin

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The controversy of Dr. Paul Ewell’s Nov. 5 Facebook post shook the Marlin community the past few weeks.  With the post erupting into the scope of national and international news, the gravity of the situation and the influx of backlash seemed inevitable. However, this issue did not just bring criticism against Ewell, but the Virginia Read More