Double doobie standard

2 months ago Douglas Hardman Comments Off on Double doobie standard
We live in a world full of hypocrisy and double standards. Besides the misogyny and blatant hatred against many marginalized groups, I’d like to turn focus to the marijuana industry. We love a good capitalist takeover here in America. Back in November 2012, Colorado and Washington state became the first states to legalize the recreational Read More

Weasel in court

2 months ago Ashley Kline Comments Off on Weasel in court
Over the past couple weeks, one name has come to the forefront of news and pop culture, Brett Kavanaugh. Through a series of sexual assault allegations, the character of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has come into question. Following a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in which Kavanaugh and one of his accusers, Christine Read More

Why FALL for pumpkin spice

2 months ago Jonathan Joyer Comments Off on Why FALL for pumpkin spice
Well, it is that time of year again, the fall season has begun. So that means it is time for the leaves to change color, the air to start cooling and the pumpkins to make a comeback.  The fall is one of my favorite seasons of the year, but one aspect of it has always Read More

Gearing up for the Major League Baseball Postseason

2 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Gearing up for the Major League Baseball Postseason
Ahhhhh, the cold air, the scent of pumpkin spice is seemingly everywhere and the leaves are changing colors…it’s officially fall. Wait? What? Sorry, I forget I’m not in Massachusetts anymore, it’s still 85 degrees and humid in Virginia Beach, but there’s still some pumpkin spice and it’s October so it’s still fall… I guess. Nonetheless, Read More

Davidson goes back to back to back to back

2 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Davidson goes back to back to back to back
Those who took a bathroom break while streaming Virginia Wesleyan women’s soccer away against Randolph potentially could have missed Alex Davidson’s historic night –  she scored four goals, and she did so in just four minutes. Davidson is a junior forward and Virginia Beach native. She transferred to Virginia Wesleyan her sophomore year after playing Read More

Volleyball makes program history

2 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Volleyball makes program history
The Virginia Wesleyan women’s volleyball team defeated rival Christopher Newport University (CNU) for the first time in the program’s fifteen year history on Sept. 19. The match came down to the fifth set where the Marlins sealed the win with a score of 15-13. CNU was ranked twentieth in the nation at the time of Read More

Tina Hill: the new Marlin in charge

2 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Tina Hill: the new Marlin in charge
For the first time since 2007, Virginia Wesleyan athletics has a new face in charge with Tina Hill becoming the University’s new Executive Director of Athletics. Hill is no stranger to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference or Virginia as she comes to Virginia Beach after being the Athletic Director at Randolph College, located in Lynchburg, Read More

Meghan Wood reaches 1,000 assists

2 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Meghan Wood reaches 1,000 assists
Junior setter Meghan Wood eclipsed 1000 career assists in the volleyball team’s loss to Salisbury on Sept. 26. Wood recorded 23 assists in the match and currently has 328 assists on the year. She is just the eighth player in Virginia Wesleyan program history to reach this milestone. Wood has found herself in the rotation Read More

A simple review of ‘A Simple Favor’

2 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on A simple review of ‘A Simple Favor’
Strong martinis, blunt words, incest, murder and pure confusion is what you can expect from seeing the film, “A Simple Favor.” “A Simple Favor” follows two women as they strike up an unlikely friendship that quickly develops to “best friends” title within a couple of days.                Blake Lively plays a sassy but yet mysterious Read More

Fashion Week faux pas

2 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Fashion Week faux pas
Every year during the first weeks of September the world’s biggest icons, critics, lovers and designers gather to see who and what is ripping the runway. Yes, Marlins,  another fashion week has come and gone, and we’re still daydreaming about the bralettes , bold animal prints and the brawls taking place during New York Fashion Read More