VWU seeks shelter from Hurricane 

5 days ago Connor Merk Comments Off on VWU seeks shelter from Hurricane 
As Hurricane Dorian approached the Hampton Roads area, students and faculty prepared for the storm. On Friday, Sept. 6, and Saturday, Sept. 7, Hurricane Dorian affected our area. This hurricane affected many Caribbean nations and the East Coast of the United States. The Hampton Roads region was under a storm surge warning, flash-flood warning and Read More

Gun violence triggers Wal-mart boycott

5 days ago Alex Powers Comments Off on Gun violence triggers Wal-mart boycott
With mass shootings rekindling the gun debate, consumers are pushing back on major gun retailers The gun debate in the United States has been reinvigorated in the past few weeks.  Three major mass shooting made headlines across news platforms, causing another wave of activism surrounding guns. El Paso, TX was the first site of such Read More

eSports has entered the chat

5 days ago Alex Powers Comments Off on eSports has entered the chat
Competitive videogaming will begin as a club sport as early as January 2020 with an eSports arena to accompany it. VWU is welcoming an eSports team that could be starting as early as January 2020.  The announcements around this new Virginia Wesleyan eSports team came during President Miller’s State of the University address this past Read More

Wesleyan’s first Earth Week

5 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Wesleyan’s first Earth Week
On Monday, April 22, people across the U.S. celebrated the 49th annual Earth Day. But this year, Wesleyan took the event one step further by introducing its first-ever Earth Week, to be held the week of April 23 – 27. A poster about the different events invited the campus to check out Wesleyan’s “green thumb Read More

Students demand housing change on social media

5 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Students demand housing change on social media
An Instagram account detailing allegedly horrendous living conditions at Wesleyan has gone viral, prompting widespread campus outrage and local news coverage from outlets such as WAVY 10. The account shows pictures and videos of mice, mold and water damage, among other issues. All submissions are reportedly from students living on campus, whose work orders have Read More

University reflects on admissions scandal

5 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on University reflects on admissions scandal
Lying, fraud, bribery and cheating the enrollment system were just some of the illegal maneuvers used by parents who tried to get their children into top-rated colleges and universities in a scandal that rocked the collegiate world in March. Around 50 individuals have been charged with multiple crimes in connection to the scandal. Multiple celebrities Read More

Tattoo stigma in education

5 months ago Tani Martinez Comments Off on Tattoo stigma in education
More and more young adults are joining the workplace and leaving for higher education each year, and an increasing number are doing so with body modifications such as piercings and tattoos. However, tattoos in particular have caused concerns about discrimination. There have been reports about young adults facing discrimination over tattoos and even being fired, Read More

New changes to gen. ed. program

5 months ago Joshua Gray Comments Off on New changes to gen. ed. program
The changes of the general studies program at Virginia Wesleyan have been the talk of the school within the past few weeks. The changes have new requirements: a series of three seminars and required electives from each School here at Wesleyan. This means that students must complete electives within the Goode School of Arts and Read More

New relationship group counseling

5 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on New relationship group counseling
For years Counseling Services has been an outlet for students to get help with any issues that they may have. As many know, the transition from high school to college can be difficult and balancing college life and personal life can be difficult as well. The multiple counselors in the office are there to help Read More

More than a game, once again

5 months ago Alex Powers Comments Off on More than a game, once again
If you’re a sports fan, you know who Dwyane Wade is.  He’s been a mainstay in the National Basketball Association for well over a decade.  He’s a Miami Heat legend, an NBA Champion, an Olympian, and one of the best shooting guards the league has ever seen.  If you’re not a sports fan, you might Read More