A senior’s reflection on Wesleyan

2 months ago Trevaughn McNeil Comments Off on A senior’s reflection on Wesleyan
My experience at Virginia Wesleyan University has been one for the books. When I first transferred to VWU I was met with super friendly and welcoming students, staff and professors.  As a commuter, I did not expect to be as involved on campus as much as I have been.  During my first year at school, Read More

TowneBank Arena to arrive by fall

2 months ago Karleigh Warren Comments Off on TowneBank Arena to arrive by fall
Virginia Wesleyan University’s Convocation Hall will soon be named the TowneBank Arena in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. This is possible due to a gift from community partner TowneBank. The Convocation Hall is now under renovation, and will be ready for the Marlins by August.   The Jane P. Batten Student Center and Convocation Hall, Read More

Chronicle sports editors debate the pros

2 months ago Co-Written Comments Off on Chronicle sports editors debate the pros
The Marlin Chronicle sports editors Nicholas Mundy and Austin Edmonds debate today’s pressing issues in professional sports. MLB Season Solutions  Nicholas Mundynamundy@vwu.edu With many possible solutions for how to start the Major League Baseball season, the question still remains on when. I believe the scenario where all teams gather in Arizona should be the final Read More

A year in Marlin sports

2 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on A year in Marlin sports
Volleyball captures ODAC title For the first time in the history of the program, the volleyball team captured their first ODAC championship by defeating Randolph-Macon on their home floor on Nov. 9, 2019. With their 3-1 victory, the Marlins received an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Amber Matalus led the way with 18 kills Read More

Celebrities bring the show to you

2 months ago Valery Caraballo Comments Off on Celebrities bring the show to you
A number of celebrities have decided to perform some concerts online as well as holding their talk shows from home. Celebrities are truly getting creative and finding ways to keep the public entertained, even when they have to stay at home.  Some of the most well-known talk show hosts have been making us laugh from Read More

… It’s a see you later

2 months ago Tony Tann Comments Off on … It’s a see you later
So this is the end of the road, huh? Weird, I figured there’d be a lot more…people? Also celebrations, parties, maybe just a general sense of community. Crazy times we live in. Being a graduating senior in 2020 is definitely one for the books. Anyways, I thought I’d say a few words before I left. Read More

Tigers, Tampa, and turmoil

2 months ago Kimberly DeHart Comments Off on Tigers, Tampa, and turmoil
A new documentary called ‘Tiger King’ has taken Netflix by storm. Directed by Eric Goode and Rebecca Chaiklin, this seven-episode true crime documentary follows the miniseries about the life of a zookeeper named Joe Exotic The series focuses on the small, but deeply interconnected society of big cat conservationists such as Carole Baskin, who is Read More

Social distancing in a theater near you

2 months ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Social distancing in a theater near you
As the world continues to deal with the coronavirus, other worldwide industries are having setbacks. One industry in particular that has had to take many setbacks is the cinema industry. From movie theaters closing and losing lots of profit, to big-ticket movies being pushed back from the original release date. Even some TV shows have Read More

Administration announces coronavirus actions, refunds

3 months ago Noah Riffle Comments Off on Administration announces coronavirus actions, refunds
Administration will offer a partial refund to students as a part of the plan of action regarding the new coronavirus, causing families to assess the value of the refund. On Wednesday, Mar. 18 , Virginia Wesleyan announced its decision to move completely to remote instruction for all courses for the remainder of the semester. Due Read More

Interview with Chaplain Greg West

3 months ago Alex Powers Comments Off on Interview with Chaplain Greg West
Chaplain Greg West will be departing from Virginia Wesleyan as part of his reassignment within the United Methodist Church. This move comes after a decade of leadership and service to the community. News Editor Alex Powers reached out to West for an interview. Here, West reflected on his time at VWU, difficult issues of today Read More