Batten Honors College competitions take place in virtual format

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The Batten Honors College is a highly competitive program for freshman applicants during the fall admission period to be admitted for their rigorous academic curriculum and additional opportunities for experiential learning with a broad perspective. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA, a letter of recommendation and complete the Batten Honors College application that includes an Read More

Lighthouse to host virtual internship & career fair

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The Lighthouse held a virtual fall career & internship fair on Nov. 18, 1-4 p.m. on Handshake, a virtual platform where students can list their courses, experiences and connect with employers, for students to have the opportunity to have a group or one-on-one sessions with employers of several companies. Prior registration was required to participate Read More

Marlin-to-Marlin program makes debut

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The Marlin-to-Marlin Mentoring Program is a multi-faceted experience that allows for current students to connect with alumni. Any current undergraduate student here at Virginia Wesleyan University has the opportunity to be a part of it.    It has made its debut appearance on campus this November. Amy Rush, the Executive Director of the Lighthouse, created Read More

Softball Big Three Returning

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Three seniors of the Virginia Wesleyan softball team opted in for their extra year of eligibility due to the shortened 2020 season. COVID-19 forced a premature ending to every spring season.  Jessica Goldyn, Hanna Hull, and Madison Glaubke accepted the opportunity to get back on the diamond with their teammates. Now all three are looking Read More

Student Activities rises to the challenge of the fall 2020 semester

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Sarah Guzzo, director of Student Activities, alongside her student staff, Off the Hook, have hosted many social events this semester. Many of these events have been discussed in the Community Section of the Marlin Chronicle this year. In an interview with Sarah Guzzo, she reflects on this very different and difficult semester.    Q: Student Read More

Marlins Go Green Club Feature

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Marlins Go Green was originally founded as the Student Environmental Awareness League (SEAL). The acronym was pertinent because seal hunting and poaching were significant environmental concerns at the time. It was created by a team of environmentally-conscious professors and students alike.    Since the club’s inception as SEAL, it has transitioned from an activism focus Read More

Marlins find 2020 finish line

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The administration announced on Nov. 18 one case of COVID-19, which brings the cumulative case number to 24 so far this semester. The Emergency Response Team also reminded students in an email that after Nov. 20, the university will be switching to remote instruction. They also stated their appreciation for the campus community’s commitment to Read More

Marlin Undertow

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Place of Interest: The Bee and the Biscuit  Housed in historic Pungo, Virginia, in a century old cottage house, The Bee and the Biscuit is a popular venue for breakfast, lunch and brunch lovers.From their outdoor patio that serves mimosas to bloody marys to their indoor seating that serves all the traditional breakfast foods (try Read More

Help Us Play Initiative

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Virginia Wesleyan athletics have launched the #helpusplay initiative in hopes of gaining funds for COVID-19 testing kits. These tests are going to be critical for the Marlins in pushing through the upcoming season. The most important thing this spring is keeping the athletes safe during the uncertain time.  Virginia Wesleyan asks on the athletics site Read More

Player Vignette: Matt Bavuso

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Senior Matthew Bavuso is a freestyle-distance swimmer in the men’s swimming team here at VWU. He has been recognized with many awards academically and athletically. His beginnings with the Marlins swim team started in his freshman year. In that same year, he was awarded with the Most Improved Player. Although Bavuso had played many other Read More