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A bellhop, skip and a jump away from campus

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on A bellhop, skip and a jump away from campus
JESSICA MACKEY Staff Writer Due to limited housing space, students have had to adjust to living in the Lake Wright hotel off campus. Going to college normally consists of moving into dorm halls, getting acquainted and adjusting to living with roommates and familiarizing oneself with the campus. Students begin to make friends, arrange social gatherings Read More

The Grille is on FIRE

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BY AOIFE BRANCO NEWS EDITOR Amidst the torrents of rain and rumbles of thunder, students and staff in the Batten Center got an unexpected interruption when a backup generator behind the building started smoking at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 3. “I was just hanging out in the Grille waiting for my food when a security guard Read More

North Korea’s threats hit home

6 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on North Korea’s threats hit home
Jessica Mackey Staff Writer Is it time to bring back the old time bunkers from the Cold War era? Are we back into a constant threat of nuclear war? The answer may surprise you. Over the past few weeks, North Korea’s leader Kim Jung Un has openly and belligerently threatened the U.S. and South Korea Read More

Fear the new, improved fish

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Alex Tatum Staff Writer For 10 years athletic events on campus have been made more spirited by our mascot, Bob Marlin. But this year, Bob Marlin may be getting a transformation, and he needs all the help he can get. Bob Marlin has been our mascot since 1963 and his presence has a huge impact Read More

Extended roadwork, extended headache

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Steven bond Staff Writer Every person exiting our school by vehicle ends up on Wesleyan Drive. According to Vice President of Operations Bruce Vaughan, Wesleyan Drive has been going through construction since “the end of last summer.” “ combined forces, and Norfolk has somewhat given the leadership Read More

Symposium provides opportunities, connections

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Maria Marinelli Staff Writer Virginia Wesleyan’s Undergraduate Research Symposium will begin on Monday, Apr. 29 in the Pearce Hospitality Suite at 4:30 p.m. The annual symposium is hosted by the Undergraduate Research Program, which has awarded grants of up to $1,000 for independent research projects and helped pay for students to attend conferences in order Read More

Catholic Mass removed

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Steven bond Staff Writer and Olivia Burmingham Staff Writer Due to funding, time constraints and attendance, the tradition of Sunday Catholic Mass has been canceled. Feb. 10 was the first Sunday there was no Catholic Mass in roughly three years. Time, attendance and cost were major factors in the discontinuation of mass. For the past Read More

Sequestration nation

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Thomas Mills Photo Editor Governmental budget cuts threaten the Hampton Roads area, leaving Wesleyan worried about financial aid. First came the sequestration: a government proposal to cut billions of dollars in spending to help balance the national budget. Then came the shock: spending cuts that affected essential programs, placed thousands of workers on unpaid leave Read More

Fundraising competition raises over $1,700

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Kaci Parker Staff Writer Penny wars Twelve groups utilize healthy competition to raise money for a special cause. Penny Wars is a friendly competition that is more than meets the eye. While participating in this competition, students are also raising money for the Circle of Sisterhood foundation. Just $50 sends a young girl to school Read More

Tuition comes in, but how much goes out?

6 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Tuition comes in, but how much goes out?
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