Pretty or promiscuous?

4 weeks ago Ashley Kline Comments Off on Pretty or promiscuous?
Halloween is a time for scary movies, candy, and costumes (which are my personal favorite part of the holiday). As kids, boys and girls typically dress up on Halloween for the purpose of trick-or-treating. However, when one hits a certain age in the state of Virginia, they cease to be able to trick-or-treat legally. So, Read More

Baseball, softball alumni take the field again

4 weeks ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Baseball, softball alumni take the field again
Alumni weekend is always a time to catch up with old friends and professors, but it is also a time for former student-athletes to see their old teammates and coaches. For roughly 40 alumni, the first annual baseball and softball slow pitch softball game was the perfect opportunity to do both. The score did not Read More

Alumnus to referee NBA

4 weeks ago Jordan Esposito Comments Off on Alumnus to referee NBA
Brandon Adair, a 2007 graduate, is a Virginia Wesleyan basketball staple. One of two men’s basketball players to have his jersey retired, Adair is the school’s all-time leading scorer, the 2006 Division III Player of the Year and a member of the 2006 National Championship team. Now, he earned a full-time contract as an NBA Read More

Marlins benefit from 91 years of wisdom

4 weeks ago Maggie Hunter Comments Off on Marlins benefit from 91 years of wisdom
With 10 years of coaching at Virginia Wesleyan, 69 years of coaching in total and 91-and-a-half years of age, current assistant track coach Richard Drake has spent three-fourths of his life on the track and is not slowing down. “He has high energy, to the point where I have to hold him back, when he Read More

Basketball season previews

4 weeks ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Basketball season previews
As the weather (finally) turns to sub 80 degrees, that only means one thing is coming…basketball season. The National Basketball Association (NBA) tipped off last week, but here at Virginia Wesleyan, we’re ready to cheer on the men’s and women’s basketball teams in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. Both teams started practice Oct. 15, Read More

Top 5 scary video games to play this Halloween

4 weeks ago Tony Tann Comments Off on Top 5 scary video games to play this Halloween
Halloween is upon us once again. Watching horror movies to get spooky for the season is such a cliche. The characters always make dumb decisions that leave you screaming “NO! WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT?”  Why watch someone else make dumb decisions when one can make dumb decisions themselves? Scary video games are just what Read More

After Fight Fiasco

4 weeks ago Terry Bosiako Comments Off on After Fight Fiasco
Khabib Nurmagomedov stunned the world when he defeated Connor McGregor at UFC 229 on Oct. 6 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This fight was considered as one of the biggest fights in the history of the sport and was highly demanded by UFC fans because of the different techniques both fighters are Read More

Google+ Goodbye

4 weeks ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Google+ Goodbye
Google is going to shut down its social media network Google plus, after suffering a disaster of a data breach exposing the information of a few thousand who used the network. According to the Crunch.com, a security bug allowed third-party developers to access user profile data since 2015 until discovered by Google in March of Read More

Mold at VWU: a timeline

2 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on Mold at VWU: a timeline
2018: Smithdeal Hall Mold has once again appeared in Smithdeal Hall and other rooms throughout Allen Village, formerly Village II. Several students reported coming back from a break in preparation for Hurricane Florence and finding mold on the walls, beds and floors. Several students have come forward with concerns about their health. 2017: Bray, Allen Read More

New program manager coming soon

2 months ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on New program manager coming soon
As Virginia Wesleyan expands its ties in the local community, other partnerships have been strengthened, as well. The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC) has chosen Wesleyan as the home of its first satellite office outside of Richmond. The new program manager will develop and maintain a network of connections across the Hampton Roads area Read More