Something’s in the water after all

1 month ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Something’s in the water after all
Musician, producer and Virginia Beach native Pharrell Williams has announced a three-day festival named “Something in the Water,” which is set to take place this spring, from April 26-28. This cultural event is set to take place during college beach weekend, the time where many colleges join together on the oceanfront for laughter, drinks and Read More

Wesleyan students get a ‘green’ degree

2 months ago Faith Auad Comments Off on Wesleyan students get a ‘green’ degree
Sea level rise is no secret. Coastal Virginia has seen a fourteen-inch rise in sea level since 1950. Norfolk is sinking at an approximate rate of one inch every four years. The sinkage is caused by two main catalysts:  groundwater removal and shifts in the tectonic plates under the Earth’s surface. Virginia Wesleyan has long Read More

Did you know about these degrees?

2 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Did you know about these degrees?
Wesleyan has many degree options to represent the wide variety of interests students hold. If the Sustainability Management degree caught your attention, but isn’t quite right for your academic career, check out these other great offerings below. History and Social Science: A degree in History and Social Science prepares students to teach history or social Read More

Let’s break it down: An interview with Professor Leslie Caughell

2 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Let’s break it down: An interview with Professor Leslie Caughell
VWU Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Political Science Department Leslie Caughell further explains the circumstances surrounding the California et al. v. Trump et al. lawsuit and the possible path it could take through the legal system. Q: What is the relevance or importance of states being able to sue a federal Read More

What does it mean? Speak ‘Legalese’

2 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on What does it mean? Speak ‘Legalese’
 – Mickella Rast Action: Also called a case or lawsuit. A civil judicial proceeding where one party sues another for a wrong done, or to protect a right or to prevent a wrong. Appeal:  To ask a higher court to reverse the decision of a trial court after final judgment or other legal ruling. Case: Read More

Virginia Sues Trump

2 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Virginia Sues Trump
Virginia has joined in a lawsuit with 15 other states to sue President Donald Trump after he declared a national emergency to fund and build a U.S.-Mexico border wall. The lawsuit argues that the President does not have the power to divert funds to build the wall, since Congress controls spending. It further claims that Read More

Transformation Thursday

2 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Transformation Thursday
                    Q: Why did you choose to come to Virginia Wesleyan? A: I really liked the campus and how beautiful it was when I visited to do an admissions interview. It was also the college that offered the most scholarship money with the lowest out-of-pocket costs. Read More

Unregistered pet crack down on campus

2 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Unregistered pet crack down on campus
There has been a rise of unregistered animals on Virginia Wesleyan University campus, and these violations can cost students their housing selection. Students can register either service animals or companion animals. Recently, there has been notes posted around campus reminding students that if they have a pet on campus to make sure that they are Read More

Recruitment done right

2 months ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Recruitment done right
Extracurriculars are a valuable part of any student’s college career.  They provide opportunities for growth, service, friendship, leadership and many others.  The friends you make in extracurriculars usually share the same interests as you and can help you to grow in specific areas.  There are basically extracurricular groups for almost anything out there. If one Read More

Men’s basketball falls in ODAC quarterfinals

2 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Men’s basketball falls in ODAC quarterfinals
The fourth-ranked Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team fell to fifth-ranked Washington and Lee University in the quarterfinals of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) tournament on Feb. 21 in Salem, Va. The final score was 77-69, and Lamont Steward led the Marlin’s scorers with 16 points with sophomore Tim Fisher following close behind with 15. Read More