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Students bring home Ethics Bowl success

8 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Students bring home Ethics Bowl success
The brightest minds of division three colleges in Virginia debated ways to tackle ethical issues in today’s society at the Ethics Bowl, an intercollegiate activity that challenges undergraduate students to outsmart each other. While debating a case study, the two teams will be scored by a panel of judges for their responses not only from Read More

Savory recipes

8 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Savory recipes
Egg Mugmuffin Ingredients 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon baking powder ⅛ teaspoon baking soda* ⅛ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons milk 2 teaspoons vegetable oil or melted butter 2 tablespoons egg 1 tablespoon grated cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon scallions, chopped 1 small egg Instructions In a large microwave-safe mug mix together the flour, baking powder, Read More

Transformation Thursday

8 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Transformation Thursday
                    Q: Why did you choose to come to Virginia Wesleyan? A: I always laugh when I think of this question. One because I never know how to answer and two because I laugh at myself every time because I never know how to answer. So Read More

K-9 war hero visits campus

10 months ago Rebecca Schamel Comments Off on K-9 war hero visits campus
Chewie, a member of the Virginia Beach K-9 force with his handler Sgt. C. J. Tull. Service dogs like Chewie are normally obtained around the age of one and a half years old. After 10 to 12 weeks of training they are put into service and their normal tenure is seven years. This makes the Read More

Port Day success

10 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Port Day success
The Lighthouse is known for the help that they give students with undergraduate research, study away opportunities and career guidance. The one thing that ties all of those things together is Port Day. Port Day is a Virginia Wesleyan event that is held each semester. On Port Day there are no classes, meetings or athletic Read More

Jazz Ensemble plays with pep

10 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Jazz Ensemble plays with pep
Drums, trombone, alto sax, flutes and trumpets are not usually what comes to mind when thinking about Virginia Wesleyan home basketball games, but thanks to Jason Squinobal and the Jazz Ensemble it is a reality for students of our campus. “I’ve been playing drums for my church for about 10 years now but when I Read More

Using art for a special cause

11 months ago Markaysha Bryant Comments Off on Using art for a special cause
Shyail Owens, also known as Shy, is a senior here at Virginia Wesleyan, and is currently double-majoring in Art and Women and Gender Studies. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., President of the organization Phenomenal Woman, a campus tour guide and a former work-study employee in enrollment services. She is always Read More

Thanksgiving across campus

11 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Thanksgiving across campus
During the middle of November, there’s a rush of excitement for college students to get a break from the cruel assignments and head home to the turkey. However; for students who live far away, going home for Thanksgiving is not always an option. “I look forward to going home for Thanksgiving; I’m from Baltimore, Maryland,” Read More

We’re queer, here and Jewish

12 months ago Bethany Walker Comments Off on We’re queer, here and Jewish
Dr. Amy Milligan came to Wesleyan to speak about queer Jewish women and pride tattoos this past Thursday. A crowd of about sixty students, staff, and guests flocked to the Blocker Hall Auditorium for her presentation. Dr. Milligan is the Batten Endowed Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Women’s Studies and the director of the Read More

VWU wants you (to vote)

12 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on VWU wants you (to vote)
Wesleyan Engaged and Marlins Vote are pairing up in an effort to increase student voter registration and voter turnout on Nov. 6 Virginia Beach voters will elect for many high-ranking positions including a senator, a house representative, a mayor, six city council members, five school board members, and two proposed Constitutional amendments. Brian Kurisky, Director Read More