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New requirements impact history

New changes to Virginia Wesleyan’s general studies program, effective beginning fall 2019,  will directly affect the future of the history department. The first component, supported by almost all faculty, are…

Historic Changes

History department impacted by new general studies requirements. As a liberal arts institution, we should pride ourselves on offering a variety of subjects to current and prospective students. Recently, Virginia…

How high school did not prepare me for college

Do me a favor and flash back to the last couple months of high school. Do you remember how excited you were? How anxious you were about starting college and…

Females in the spotlight respond to hate

In today’s society, women in the media are heavily judged, examined and criticized for anything they do, and it certainly seems they’re also criticized for being who they are. Women…

Are you part of the third?

According to a new report, one third of college students suffer from housing insecurity and food shortages. Are you part of the third? Alexa Ledari, staff writer for US News…

Little dog, big job

For Lesley Richardson, the idea of dogs being a woman’s best friend has a lot more meaning behind it with her 5-year-old Yorkshire Terrier Baylee. Baylee has been a service…

Changes on horizon for Marlin athletics

There is no doubt that Virginia Wesleyan athletics are on the rise on the national level, with women’s soccer making back-to-back NCAA tournament appearances, softball claiming the 2017 National Championship…

Virginia Wesleyan loses a good friend

Earlier this past month, the last founding member of the Virginia Wesleyan board of trustees, Trustee Emeritus Robert “Bob” Friend Boyd passed away April 7 at the age of 90,…

Softball K’s cancer…again

The Virginia Wesleyan University softball team held their annual Strikeout Cancer Day during a double header against Emory and Henry College on April 22. All proceeds from the games, which…

Break out the bedazzler, decorate those caps

For the first time in Virginia Wesleyan history, graduating seniors will be allowed to decorate their graduation caps Glitter, rhinestones and flowers oh my! Seniors can finally decorate their graduation…