Greer Center continues environmental growth

1 year ago Ally Chism Comments Off on Greer Center continues environmental growth
The Greer Environmental Sciences Center (GESC), opened during the Fall 2017 semester, hosts “green” elements throughout the building, promoting concern for the environment throughout Virginia Wesleyan University. This state-of-the-art facility is a nearly 40,000 square foot building and the newest addition to the VWU campus. “We got an anonymous donor that wanted to fund the Read More

“Other than Real” art exhibit

1 year ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on “Other than Real” art exhibit
Virginia Wesleyan University welcomes the “Other than Real” art exhibition from Nov. 9 through to Jan. 5. This exhibit will be held in the Neil Britton Gallery that is connected to the Hofheimer Library on the Virginia Wesleyan campus. Students from campus are encouraged to enter the gallery and experience first-hand viewing of the multiple Read More

Bang For Your College Buck

1 year ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on Bang For Your College Buck
“Home of the Virginia Slice.” That’s the first thing you see when you happen upon Benny Damato’s in Ghent. This is home to the huge slice that floods instagram that is the perfect hotspot for the college student on a budget. Benny Damato’s offers regular slice of cheese pizza only costs about $4 with extra Read More

The Dugout

1 year ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on The Dugout
Congratulations to the Houston Astros for winning the 2017 World Series over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a seven game series. It took me a little bit to get on the Astros bandwagon after they eliminated my hometown Boston Red Sox in the ALDS, but I eventually found myself cheering for them. It probably helped Read More

Using the Ballot as a Bullet

1 year ago Nathan Amanuel Comments Off on Using the Ballot as a Bullet
When I walked away from the polls last Tuesday, I walked away not with a belief in the power of a participatory democracy, but rather feeling the inadequacy and crushing weight of such a system. I felt there was no voice to represent me as a member of the black community. There was also no Read More

Floribama What?

1 year ago Caimaya Ashton Comments Off on Floribama What?
A lot of people are familiar with the hit show Jersey Shore. Unfortunately, that show came to an end. Never fear, you do not have to cry about not having your favorites go wild on the TV screen. The producers of Jersey Shore have linked back with MTV bringing you eight hot young adults who Read More

Marlin’s Drumline

1 year ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Marlin’s Drumline
Virginia Wesleyan now has marching band. Sophomore Alexis Threat is the brains behind the new club. Threat had done marching band throughout high school and was sad that she wasn’t able to do it college. She decided to get a marching band started at the school after learning about some other students on campus that Read More

Social media promotes racism

1 year ago Marlyn Silva Comments Off on Social media promotes racism
College is known and recognized for many things. For many young adults, one such thing is freedom. Many associate the word freedom in this context to imply the college party lifestyle. However, with recent stories of college and high school students posting concerning pictures or videos online, the word freedom has taken an unfortunate turn. Read More

Ageism on college campuses

1 year ago Sabrina Lemons Comments Off on Ageism on college campuses
In a time when so many are challenging how it is acceptable and unacceptable to view certain issues, it appears that we may be overlooking a relevant one that affects all who live to see their golden years, ageism. We all have basic rights in education to ensure that resources are equally available to people Read More

When religion influences the world of business

1 year ago Farah Haidari Comments Off on When religion influences the world of business
Many businesses are not afraid to make it clear they are Christian organizations. Some of these places include Chick-fil-A, Hobby Lobby and the Marriott Hotels. Some of my family members and friends will often crave Chick-fil-A on Sundays. They soon get annoyed by the fact that it is closed on Sundays. The Chick-fil-A website says, Read More