Ehh… What’s Up, Doc?

1 year ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Ehh… What’s Up, Doc?
The Honorary Easter Bunny of the City of Virginia Beach is still hopping strong this year! Junior the Bunny, resident of The Bunny Hutch, is America’s largest Bunny as proven by the Guiness Book of World Records. He is of a breed known as the Continental Giant, and has become a dear friend of this Read More

Career and internship fair prepares students

1 year ago Jenna Whitener Comments Off on Career and internship fair prepares students
For most students, going to college and getting a higher education is a way to prepare and qualify them for a career. To help prepare students in as many ways possible, Virginia Wesleyan holds a Career and Internship Fair annually. This year’s Career and Internship Fair was held on Mar. 8 from 10 a.m. until Read More

Getting ready for March Madness

1 year ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Getting ready for March Madness
It’s March, baby, and we all know what that means: the NCAA basketball tournament is here and it is time to drop all responsibilities to watch basketball. As a die-hard sports fan, this upcoming weekend is truly my favorite weekend of sports all year. There are games on all day Thursday-Sunday with upsets, buzzer beaters, Read More

A new ambassador program

1 year ago Marlyn Silva Comments Off on A new ambassador program
Visiting a country that one is unfamiliar with can be intimidating. Committing to receive a form of education in a different country is a whole different story. Recently, it has been proposed that Virginia Wesleyan University have plans to start an ambassador program for current students to help international students become acclimated to the campus Read More

Religious freedom starts at the Caf: providing kosher and halal food options

1 year ago Jasmine Demir Comments Off on Religious freedom starts at the Caf: providing kosher and halal food options
I am proud to say that Virginia Wesleyan University is an inclusive, understanding place, but if there was one place on campus I would make more inclusive, it would be the cafeteria. The cafeteria has undergone many changes in the past few semesters and, in my opinion, has gotten better. The next step the cafeteria Read More

Fortnite Gains a Following

1 year ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Fortnite Gains a Following
It’s no secret that college students and video games go together like peanut butter and jelly, so when a new game makes a splash on campus it’s not long before there is a solid community of players. This is especially true for online multiplayers like Overwatch, Minecraft or the newest sensation, Fortnite. Created by the Read More

Fans Marvel Over “Black Panther”

1 year ago Allaina Boggs Comments Off on Fans Marvel Over “Black Panther”
One of the latest movies to hit the screens, and undoubtedly one of the most talked about movies of 2018 so far is Marvel’s newest addition to its vast superhero collection, “Black Panther.” However, “Black Panther” isn’t seen as only a movie, but a movement. The film opens up on our hero, T’Challa, the newest Read More

A story of persistence

1 year ago Riley Conrad Comments Off on A story of persistence
In September 2016, Katie Brooks wrote an article for The Marlin Chronicle asking an important question, “Will Wesleyan Transition? VWC lacks institutional policies for students with non-binary gender identities.” Her question was brought about by President Barack Obama issuing the “Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students” in May 2016. Brooks wondered whether our administration would Read More

Commencement to be held outside

1 year ago Amanda Archer Comments Off on Commencement to be held outside
As the second half of the semester approaches and there are less than two weeks until spring break, it is time for the graduating class of 2018 to prepare for the Commencement ceremony. This year’s senior class will represent the 49th annual Commencement class, but the first formal graduating class of Virginia Wesleyan University. The Read More

Softball captures title in Arizona

1 year ago Co-Written Comments Off on Softball captures title in Arizona
Just days after the Virginia Wesleyan University (VWU) softball team secured a $500,000 gift from the TowneBank Foundation for a complete field renovation, the Marlins flew westward to Arizona to compete in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Leadoff Classic. The Marlins (14-0), who are currently the top-ranked team in the country according to the Read More