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Tuition comes in, but how much goes out?

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Sequoia Mulgrave Online Editor Many students complain about the tuition rates here at Virginia Wesleyan, but students’ tuition is generally about the same range as other regional colleges. At Lynchburg College, tuition is $31,060 a year, which is about $700 more than our own. A key difference lies in the amount of income each school Read More

‘STI’ scare prompts need for education

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Steven Bond Staff Writer and Olivia Birmingham Staff Writer steven Bond Staff Writer and Olivia Birmingham Staff Writer The sexually transmitted infection (STI) scare in Kellam was nothing more than an unconfirmed rumor, however, it has opened the door for conversation and education. Many students and staff agree that there needs to be more awareness Read More

Intoxicated

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Alex Tatum Staff Writer Wesleyan is no exception to nationwide presence and use of illegal substances and alcohol on college campuses. We take a look into what policies are being broken here and the actions that are taken against violators. In popular media, consuming large quantities of alcohol, partying to the point of being incoherent Read More

Tide tracks toward beach

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The Virginia Beach City Council passed an ordinance on Tuesday to begin research on expanding The Norfolk Tide light rail system into Virginia Beach. The ordinance addressed issues of financial planning and rider research for The Tide. Hampton Roads officials think it necessary and wise to take the newest form of Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) Read More

Chapel covenant in place

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Thomas Mills Photo Editor For the past two months, Greek organizations at Virginia Wesleyan College have been patiently waiting for a decision regarding their usage of the chapel. On Feb. 1, they received a verdict from Chaplain Greg West. “I have a proposed agreement,” said West. “With the goal of forming a task force of Read More

Graffiti makes its way into the classroom

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Wild animals are all over campus! Not meaning the ones that come out at night, but the ones that decorate the outside walls of some buildings around campus. These little creatures are just one of many art projects Associate Professor of Art John Rudel had his winter session class create. This past break, Rudel experimented Read More

Ethic Success

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Aoife Branco News Editor It’s on mobile devices, it’s on computer screens, and it even creeps its way into television. With such a dominating presence, do ethics play a role in social media in today’s society? This past weekend five students found out by participating in the Virginia Foundation for Independent College’s Ethics Bowl at Read More

Obama’s outline: President Obama announces plan to combat gun control.

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JESSICA MACKEY Staff Writer President Obama’s and Vice-President Biden’s plan for gun control is a complex policy that encompasses multiple angles and proposals. The first pitch under the President’s plan is to require background checks for all guns. However, there are a few exceptions in this plan, including transfers between family members and temporary transfers Read More

Sneaking by security

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From difficulty registering guests to unwanted persons obtaining access to campus, complaints about the DeFord Gatehouse are prevalent among students at Virginia Wesleyan. “Security’s doing their job,” said freshman Anthony Wiggins, “But they need to do it better.” Students’ problems with security begins with difficulties registering friends to be permitted on campus. “My friend rode Read More