The Weekender

Artist spotlight: Ashley Hill

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Tim Pepper Arts & Entertainment Editor Junior Ashley Hill has always loved art. Her parents were always supportive of her creativity and she often remembers her mother having craft projects for her to do on rainy days. As a child she would receive art books from her aunt and uncle every Christmas, each specializing in Read More

‘Apps’ with friends

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Shanisha branch Staff Writer Phone applications exploding in popularity on campus. Have you found yourself using downloaded applications or “apps” more than you actually use your phone for its original purposes? You are not alone. Phones and the apps available for download have flourished into a plethora of entertainment uses. Apps like Instagram and Ruzzle Read More

Game of the year?

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Andrew Mullen Arts & Entertainment Editor BioShock finally hitting shelves and exciting gamers on March 26. One of the most anticipated games of the spring season, “BioShock Infinite,” is set to release on March 26, and has the gaming world waiting with bated breath for what is bound to be one of the most well-received Read More

Marlin artist spotlight

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Maria Marinelli Staff Writer Shawn Riley takes his woodturning abilities to amazing heights with each piece. At 52, Shawn Riley neither looks like a “typical” Virginia Wesleyan student, nor the stereotype of an “artist.” An unassuming man with a kind face, Riley possesses a quiet confidence that is unlike the brash boldness that many college Read More

Enhancements come to Chrysler

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Shanisha Branch Staff Writer The Chrysler Museum is in the process of receiving a face-lift, bolstering exhibits and overall style. Breath-taking glass fixtures, vintage collections of European and American paintings and a classified selection of sculptures can be found in the Chrysler Museum of Art. But what’s new at Chrysler? With a new renovation plan Read More

PlayStation 4 unveiled

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Andrew Mullen Arts & Entertainment Editor The PlayStation 4 has finally been unveiled. For what has seemed like millennia, rumors and speculation about this mythical gaming system have been flouncing around the abscesses of the Internet. After faked patents, high-reaching rumors and photoshopped images, Sony has finally given the world a sneak peek at what Read More

Fantastical classics adapted for cinema

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Kelly Marvel Staff Writer The familiar stories of “Jack the Giant Slayer” and “Oz the Great and Powerful” hit theaters tomorrow. The fantasy-adventure film genre comes in full force this March with “Jack the Giant Slayer” recently arriving to theaters and “Oz the Great and Powerful” coming out tomorrow, March 8. Both films take new Read More

‘Hey, hey, hey’ Delta Rae

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Morgan Stroyeck Copy Editor Delta Rae “carries the fire” all the way to the NorVa tomorrow night. Take a whole lot of soul, passionate performances, songs that sound like melodic stories, an unceasing amount of energy, add some good old southern influences and you still won’t have all the charismatic talent that makes up the Read More

Silver-Screen stocking stuffers

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Morgan Stroyeck Copy Editor The big screens have been kind to moviegoers this winter, offering films filled with hostage diplomats, mentally unstable romantics and singing revolutionaries—thankfully, not all in one. The much-anticipated movies that hit theaters ensured something for everyone, and showed quite a few actors departing from their standard roles. Early to theaters, was Read More

Same stars, new wars

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Tim Pepper Arts & Entertainment Editor Lo and behold! A director has finally been chosen for the newest installment in the Star Wars movie franchise and his name is J.J. Abrams. Abrams is best known for co-creating the hit television series “Lost” and “Fringe,” as well as directing movies such as “Mission: Impossible III,” “Star Read More