First government shutdown in almost 18 years

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JESSICA MACKEY & MARIA MARINELLI Staff Writers Failure of the House of Representatives to pass an official budget means that the government is being “shut down.” Why did this happen? Indecision and failure to pass a budget is largely due to partisan division over the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read More

Memorial symbolizes marlin veteran spirit

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JESSICA HAUSER Staff Writer Virginia Wesleyan College will reveal its new Veterans Memorial in a public ceremony behind Godwin Hall on Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day, according to Veterans Affairs Certifying Official Melanie Monk. Marguerite Vail, vice president for College Advancement, said that the $5,000 memorial “came out of a desire to honor those in the Read More

Fertilization front-runner leads lecture

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KAITLYN DOZIER Editor-in-Chief Dr. Howard W. Jones, Jr., professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology at the Eastern Virginia Medical School, spoke on campus last Thursday on the debate over personhood and reproductive technology. The event marked the inaugural presentation of the Justine L. Nusbaum Lectureship in VWC’s Center for the Study of Religious Freedom (CSRF). Read More

Culture clubs

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KAYLA BROWN Staff Writer This semester has been underway for some time now, which means clubs are active and having meetings. There is a club out there for everyone. You can even turn one of your favorite hobbies into a club. The Asian Culture and Entertainment Club is a special interest club that was started Read More

“X-Perience” Rec-X

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ANDERSEN STEFFENS Staff Writer & RAYVEN DAVIS Community Editor The Rec-X office sees quite a bit of action throughout each semester, and with all of that action inevitably comes damage. The equipment at RecX is offered and available to every student. The beauty of the equipment service is that it is free for VWC students. Read More

They’re coming home, VWC, they’re coming home

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DOUG HARDMAN Opinions Editor It is officially fall and that means it is time for homecoming once again. Though the events have already started, the fun has just begun. Homecoming/Parent’s weekend begins on Friday, Oct. 4 and continues through Sunday, Oct. 6. With a wide array of scheduled events, there is something for everyone to Read More

Wear the world, change the world

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KACI PARKER Community Editor Senior C.J. Huguley is an active participant of Serengetee and hopes to educate others about how they can make a difference in someone’s life. He wants to spread the word and help promote Serengetee, an organization which can benefit women, men, and children alike in other regions of the world. They Read More

Cooking for the community

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SAMANTHA SMALL Staff Writer Students put their chef hats on for a good cause. The dining hall was empty. The cooks began to mop the floors and load the dishwashers. Only the back lights were on. It seemed like the kitchen was closing down for the night. However, things were just heating up for some Read More

Golf swings for success

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GABE HIGGINS Staff Writer The Virginia Wesleyan Golf Team has high expectations for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) tournament this season. The players and coaching staff are hoping that the championship trophy will be making its way back to Virginia Beach this spring. The team’s lofty goals are due to the recent successes in Read More

Stivo’s army goes to war

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BREANNA DUNN Staff Writer Under Coach Restivo’s lead, the VWC field hockey team has successfully started their quest to become conference champions. The field hockey team has won six of its first eight games. This is an unprecendented success for the Marlins, whose previous six seasons opened dismally. For the first time in recent years, Read More