Watch your words

1 year ago Morgan Boyd Comments Off on Watch your words
Over the past semester, it has been come apparent that there has been an issue the playing of loud music and foul language. Dean of Students Jason Seward, assistant vice president of Student Affairs have been working closely with Student Government Association to advise the community of Virginia Wesleyan University to watch their words and Read More

Alphas welcome new members

1 year ago Marlyn Silva Comments Off on Alphas welcome new members
On a college campus, there are various types of clubs and organizations that make the college experience worthwhile. An intricate part of Virginia Wesleyan is the various Greek organizations that are currently active on this campus. All of them serve a unique role and have their own, unique presence within campus life. An important part Read More

‘March for Our Lives’

1 year ago Allaina Boggs Comments Off on ‘March for Our Lives’
The March for Our Lives event was was a student-led demonstration held in Washington D.C. on March 24 in support of stricter gun control. It was a main part of the movement created by students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. MSD is a high school located in Parkland, Florida and was recently affected by Read More

Goodbye, White Rhino

1 year ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on Goodbye, White Rhino
The white rhino will enter extinction after the last male passed away. Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhinoceros has died. The 45-year-old rhino really began to struggle with age related issues as well as multiple infections before a veterinary team had to make the tough decision to euthanize Sudan. Sudan lived at the Read More

Tuition freezes for 2018-19 academic year

1 year ago Sarah Tucker Comments Off on Tuition freezes for 2018-19 academic year
Thanks to a tuition freeze, full-time students at Virginia Wesleyan University will pay the same rate of tuition in the 2018-19 academic year as they did this year. During the freeze, tuition  will remain at $36,010. According to a report from the State Council for Higher Education for Virginia, there is a predicted average increase Read More

New MOCA exhibits

1 year ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on New MOCA exhibits
The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art introduces new exhibits for visitors. The two brand new exhibits at Moca, also known as, The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, are the Inka Essenhigh and the New Wave exhibits. The Inka Essenhigh art was very naturistic. Every piece of art involved some part of nature whether it be Read More

80/20 Burger Bar: A Review

1 year ago Bayli Foley Comments Off on 80/20 Burger Bar: A Review
Bayli Foley reviews a restaurant that puts a twist on your average burger. Let’s talk about 80/20 burger. Never have I ever had a better burger in my whole existence. 80/20 Burger Bar is a small-ish restaurant and bar in Ghent open for dinner Monday-Saturday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Sunday brunch 11 a.m. Read More

#RoleModels

1 year ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on #RoleModels
Columnist Wynter Bond examines portrayals of women of color in popular culture. There has been so much going on lately. With conversations laden with heavy material such as gun control and pointless American Idol drivel, it seems as though lighthearted antics can be hard to come by. When it comes down to it, we all Read More

Metal over man

1 year ago Ashley Kline Comments Off on Metal over man
Tech companies such as Amazon and Facebook cause humanitarian concerns. Many think of new technological advancements as blessings, but what if they’re simply wolves in sheeps’ clothing? Recent controversies with internet-based companies, such as Facebook and Amazon, beg the question whether or not such companies should be regulated. I say that changing climates call for Read More

$5 transcripts

1 year ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on $5 transcripts
Wesleyan charges students for transcripts As students, we struggle to keep up with the day-to-day financial issues that arise in college. Whether the expenses are related to school or not, we must always continue to stay on top of them. I bring this point up because of a recent change that Virginia Wesleyan has made Read More