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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?

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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