Relationship Goals?

2 years ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on Relationship Goals?
Every day, there’s a new couple breaking up. Some of them I couldn’t care less about, but there are some that make me feel like I’m being personally attacked. But then, there are those couples that make me believe in love again, and if anything were to happen to them I would feel like there’s Read More

The Olympics

2 years ago Farah Haidari Comments Off on The Olympics
I am not the biggest fan of watching the Olympics. However, when I do watch the Olympics, I prefer the Summer Olympics to the Winter Olympics for numerous reasons. Overall, I like summer sports more, my favorites being gymnastics and swimming. I remember my siblings and I would look forward to watching the Olympics together Read More

Checking in with Batten Scholars

2 years ago Amanda Archer Comments Off on Checking in with Batten Scholars
With the conclusion of the fall semester and the recent Batten Honors College Competition, evaluation of how the Batten Honors College has developed throughout its inaugural semester was imperative. During the course of two weeks, plans have been set forth to expand the Batten Honors College with the addition of new students for the incoming Read More

Great response from NATO conference

2 years ago Camille Benz Comments Off on Great response from NATO conference
One of the most important political science events at our university occurred on Dec. 13 and 14 when ten of our own students attended the North Atlantic Treaty Organizations Chiefs of Transformation conference (COTC) here in Norfolk. The five countries participating at the conference were the U.S.A, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, and United Kingdom. After Read More

From Slytherin to the diamond

2 years ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on From Slytherin to the diamond
And the sorting hat has spoken, Julie Fassl has been selected to Slytherin. Each member of the field hockey team is sorted into one of the four houses of Harry Potter by Coach Restivo. However, this multisport athlete is no villain, she’s just noted for her desire to be the best. As spring sports begin, Read More

Snapchat Update Angers Users

2 years ago Allaina Boggs Comments Off on Snapchat Update Angers Users
In recent weeks, popular social media app Snapchat dropped a major update, one that has been receiving a lot of feedback from its users worldwide. However, the major consensus of Snapchatters is overwhelmingly negative when it comes to opinions about the overall look and effectiveness of the update. The update was introduced to users in Read More

Changes to come for the general studies program

2 years ago Marlyn Silva Comments Off on Changes to come for the general studies program
After many years, Virginia Wesleyan University is looking to change their general studies program. The plan has been in the works for at least three years, thanks to a group of faculty members. Associate Professor Margaret Reese, director of the general studies program, called the current curriculum “kind of complicated.” The general studies courses range Read More

The Thrill of the Chill

2 years ago Caimaya Ashton Comments Off on The Thrill of the Chill
South Korea hosted the 2018 Winter Olympics from Feb. 9 to Feb. 25. The Olympics bring the joy of competition to the world as whole. Some watch front and center while others come together in their homes, but all are rooting for their favorites. “I love watching the Olympics, and as an athlete myself I Read More

Track finishes strong in ODAC

2 years ago Corey King Comments Off on Track finishes strong in ODAC
This past weekend, the Marlin men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the ODAC Championship meet in Roanoke, Virginia. The women’s team placed fourth, while the men’s team placed 7th. Marissa Coombs, as usual, was one of the best runners at the meet. With the performance she put on at the championship meet, Read More

Marlin basketball teams’ season ends in ODAC tournament

2 years ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on Marlin basketball teams’ season ends in ODAC tournament
Men’s Basketball The men’s team suffered a heartbreaking defeat against Randolph College February 20 by a score of 57-54. The Marlins started strong in the first half with good minutes from starters Lamont Steward, Corey White Jr., and Percy Burt, as well as, strong contributions from the bench as Tim Fisher scored eight points in Read More