Men’s basketball off to scorching start

1 year ago Corey King Comments Off on Men’s basketball off to scorching start
Marlins men’s basketball team continues their dominant start this season. Currently 7-0, the Marlins have answered a lot of questions that they had looming over them coming into the season. The Marlins had these questions because last year they were averaging 82 points per game as a team and they only returned 24 points per Read More

The Dugout

1 year ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on The Dugout
The much anticipated College Football Playoff bracket was revealed on Dec. 3, and Clemson, Oklahoma, Georgia, and Alabama were selected as the top four teams amid controversy around the final spot being awarded to Alabama. The semi finals will be played on New Year’s Day and the Championship will be played on Jan 8, 2018, Read More

Marissa Coombs runs to Nationals

1 year ago Joshua Davis Comments Off on Marissa Coombs runs to Nationals
After only two years of cross country experience, Marissa Coombs adds another ODAC Championship, and Runner of the Year award to her illustrious career as a Marlin. The three-time Track and Field All-American and two-time Track and Field ODAC Champion seems to always race her best in the most critical situations. “All three times she Read More

Groundbreaking for new Fine Arts Center

1 year ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Groundbreaking for new Fine Arts Center
Students can prepare to welcome the new Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center within the next year as groundbreaking for the new facility began Dec. 1, The faculty and student body of Virginia Wesleyan University are excited about the groundbreaking of the new $11 million, 23,200 sq. ft. building that will bring a Read More

Commemorating World AIDS Day on campus

1 year ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Commemorating World AIDS Day on campus
This past week, Virginia Wesleyan joined together to recognize World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day started in 1988 and it is observed every Dec 1. Starting Nov. 29, the SOC 251: Epidemics and Society class and the Lighthouse On Deck Series put on various World AIDS Day events across campus. There were panels of the Read More

Alumni give VWU new Christmas tree

1 year ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Alumni give VWU new Christmas tree
The holidays, especially Christmas, are the majority of people’s favorite part of the winter season. As Thanksgiving just ended, the community, especially Virginia Wesleyan University’s student body, are thrilled that Christmas is just around the corner. Final exams, basketball seasoning beginning, and Christmas break are just a few of the things that remind Virginia Wesleyan Read More

First hand encounter at Nato conference

1 year ago Henry Tasker Comments Off on First hand encounter at Nato conference
On Dec. 13 and 14, Virginia Wesleyan University will send a group of ten students to Norfolk for the annual NATO Chiefs of Transformation conference. The conference is an assembly of high-ranking NATO officials from every NATO member state, including the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Spain, and Germany. The officials Read More

2017: a year in review

1 year ago Co-Written Comments Off on 2017: a year in review
3 years into the 10-year plan Nearly one year ago to the day, the Marlin Chronicle reported on President Miller’s 10-year Master Plan, wherein he “gave students a glimpse into the future of Virginia Wesleyan College.” It is now three years into Miller’s time at Wesleyan, and the recently-turned university is well on its way Read More

Education program expands with new master’s in education

1 year ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Education program expands with new master’s in education
A Master of Arts in Education is now being offered at Virginia Wesleyan after being approved by the Virginia Board of Education. This will be the second graduate program to come to Wesleyan, after the Master of Business Administration. Students who are getting their bachelor’s degree in education now have the ability to continue their Read More

Students praise Shack-A-Thon

1 year ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Students praise Shack-A-Thon
Virginia Wesleyan students commended the Shack-A-Thon event that was held on Batten lawn Tuesday, Nov. 14, through Thursday, Nov. 16. The event sought to raise awareness of homelessness by having students build shacks from scratch and sleep in them for a couple of nights. The campus shelter managers expressed their excitement that the event was Read More