Mass shooting discussion pursues common ground

3 weeks ago Connor Merk Comments Off on Mass shooting discussion pursues common ground
The growing trend of mass shootings in America has presented the American people with a debate over how to solve this crisis. There is no universally accepted definition of a public mass shooting, and this piece defines it narrowly. The Washington Post has created a research article titled, “The terrible numbers that grow with each Read More

Meet the new sports information director

3 weeks ago Noah Riffle Comments Off on Meet the new sports information director
One of the newest Marlins to the fish tank is Sports Information Director Alysse Scripter.  Coming from Mount Olive, she is looking to help promote and tell the story of each sports program on campus. Scripter was born in Portsmouth, Va. and eventually graduated from Old Dominion University in 2014. Her family currently resides in Read More

Basketball falls in ODAC final

3 weeks ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Basketball falls in ODAC final
The Men’s Basketball team missed out on the NCAA tournament after they failed to capture an automatic bid against Randolph Macon in the ODAC Championship game. The Marlins finished the regular season with a 23-5 record. They finished ODAC play with a 13-3 record. After making it all the way to the ODAC Championship, the Read More

Women’s Basketball season comes to a wrap

3 weeks ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Women’s Basketball season comes to a wrap
The Marlin women fought hard and finished the season with a record of 6 wins and 20 losses. The team was able to make it to conference playoffs before losing to Guildford in the first round. “One of the nice parts of any athletic program is when one of the games towards the end of Read More

NFL Free Agency

3 weeks ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on NFL Free Agency
NFL free agency is set to begin, along with the 2020 “league year,” March 18, at 4 p.m., and there are a handful of intriguing free agent quarterbacks that could reshape the landscape of the NFL as we know it. Quarterback Tom Brady is going to be the first quarterback domino to fall this offseason Read More

Hull earns third straight ODAC pitcher of the week

3 weeks ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Hull earns third straight ODAC pitcher of the week
Hanna Hull was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) pitcher of the week on March 9. This is the third time this year that Hull has received this award. Altogether though, Hull has received this award 20 times. This season, she has received these honors Feb. 24, March 2 and March 9. Hull pitched Read More

Valery’s Gallery

3 weeks ago Valery Caraballo Comments Off on Valery’s Gallery
Weekender Editor Valery Caraballo reviews and rates Spring blockbusters.  The Invisible Man It’s 3 in the morning and somehow you have found a way to rip yourself out of his grasp and escape . Yet as you remove yourself from the bed even after being sure he couldn’t hear you , the fear of being Read More

Girl code/guy code

3 weeks ago Makiah Ellis Comments Off on Girl code/guy code
On Feb. 26, 2020, the Eta Omega Colony of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. and the Epsilon Eta Chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority gathered together with a student audience to have an open discussion regarding girl code vs guy code. Students of Virginia Wesleyan ranging from freshmans to seniors were highly engaged in the Read More

Wild wild world

3 weeks ago Tony Tann Comments Off on Wild wild world
You begin “The Outer Worlds” lost in space. No, not the netflix series or the 90s movie, but something still went awry while you slept in a cryogenic freezer on your way to the distant colony of Halcyon. Thankfully, a fugitive known as Phineas Welles defrosts your character, Captain America-style and lets you out of Read More

Coronavirus global impact grows

1 month ago Dalton Powers Comments Off on Coronavirus global impact grows
The coronavirus continues to spread, with many now seeing notable effects in the United States and the global economy at large. The coronavirus, a deadly respiratory illness, has transversed several continents and has become increasingly deadly.  The most recent death toll accounts for 2,465 with 78,800 people affected across 23 countries outside of China.  The Read More