A day devoted to expressing love

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KAYLA BROWN Staff Writer The day for showing your loved ones how much you appreciate them is finally here. Some people plan for weeks, asking people for their advice, looking up recipes to cook for dinner, running out to stores trying to find the biggest teddy bear, a box of chocolates, and possibly even a Read More

New tolls affect professors, commuters

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EMILY GIBSON Staff Writer One dollar can buy a bagel, a cup of convenience store coffee, a morning newspaper or, since Feb. 1, your morning commute. The Downtown and Midtown tunnels are imposing a $1 toll during peak travel hours. The revenue collected from the tunnels’ daily total of 125,000 drivers is going to build Read More

“Get your mind right”

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THOMAS MILLS Photo Editor Defense and leadership contribute to Marlins’ early season success. All season long, the players of the Men’s Basketball team have been saying the same thing to get themselves ready for games. “Get your mind right.” “It’s a saying the University of Alabama football team uses,” said senior point guard Aaron Clark. Read More

“Catching Fire” takes flight

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Emily Gibson Staff Writer The phenomenon continues to build strength as the sequel is released and audiences across the world are engulfed and amazed “This is not a fairy tale; it’s a war, and in war, there are tragic losses that must be mourned,” said Suzanne Collins of her “Hunger Games” book series. The wildly Read More

Cystic Fibrosis: the fight breathes on

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RAYVEN DAVIS Community Editor Morgan Eller has a support system at Virginia Wesleyan like no other, she has opened many of our eyes to the truth and difficulties surrounding Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and now she is breathing with new lungs. Morgan and her brother, Meade Eller, were diagnosed with CF at birth. In August, Morgan Read More

Wood aspires to help make a difference

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KAYLA BROWN Staff Writer Freshman Darrell Wood always knew he wanted to give back to the community. However, he was not quite sure when and where in life he would start his journey. Prior to starting his college career, Wood would go on a yearly medical mission trip to Honduras. On this trip, along with Read More

Defeating setbacks, pursuing new goals

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Candice Weckman Sports Editor Erica Keil had been away babysitting for the weekend. About 20 minutes after she returned home, her body unexpectedly gave out. First, Keil felt extreme pain in her legs and developed a fever. Then, she had trouble breathing and communicating. “I fell apart,” said Keil. “I’d rather break both of my Read More

Panel helps sophomores strive for success

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KACI PARKER Community Editor This year, sophomores had the opportunity to attend a panel that provided insights on how declaring a major early in your college career can be beneficial for the years following. Dean Keith Moore organized the event and began talking to a select group of upperclassmen consisting of senior Steven Bond, junior Read More

JEFF’S CORNER Bullying isn’t just for kids

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JEFFREY BAZINET Staff Writer When the topic of bullying, hazing, and harassment in sports comes up, a six foot five, 312 pound professional football player is not the typical victim that comes to mind. However, these are the exactly the characteristics of Jonathan Martin, a National Football League player whose story of abuse has been Read More

The whistle blows on fall sports

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GABE HIGGINS Staff Writer The conference championship season has come to a close. The fall sports teams produced various results; some teams are satisfied with their final results, and others are left feeling disappointed. The Women’s Volleyball team’s season ended in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) tournament quarterfinals. Virginia Wesleyan faced off against the Read More