The haunted halls of Wesleyan

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Emily Gibson Staff Writer We are a generation raised to be afraid of the dark. From the first time we play “Bloody Mary” to the times we convinced ourselves that the door opened by itself, we are terrified of the things that go bump in the night. For the students here at Virginia Wesleyan, those Read More

Strategic plan maps out college funding

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Jessica Hauser Staff Writer Virginia Wesleyan College’s Strategic Planning Steering Committee (SPSC) expects to implement its new strategic plan addressing concerns about the condition of campus facilities in the fall of 2014. Laynee Timlin, director of Strategic Planning, said the 3-year interim plan, now in its third year, was developed by a 27-member committee. The Read More

Horror movie classics reborn for new scares

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Andrew Mullen Arts & Entertainment Editor There is a commonly held belief that sequels ruin good movies. There have been sequels that have ruined some franchises or have gone completely unknown. The horror genre is no different, what with the “Scream” franchise being numbering four movies, and “Friday the 13th” pushing close to nine different Read More

Introducing intramurals

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PIERRE HUNTER Staff Writer Intramurals are an exciting way to get fit and have some fun on campus. RecX provides students opportunities to become athletically involved without the commitment of joining a team. RecX is providing many opportunities this fall for Marlins to create camaraderie, participate in sports and become active in the Wesleyan community. Read More

The Rolling Dough

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ELIZABETH SIMS Food Columnist Most of us have heard this grave tale; some of us have even lived it. You are beyond excited to finally be away from your parents, able to do whatever you want, whenever you want. You eat the food you have been told to stay away from, and you eat it Read More

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