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Men’s tennis advances in ODACs

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KELLIE LAGOY Staff Writer The men’s tennis team started their journey to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday with a win in the quarterfinals against Roanoke College. With this victory, the team has sealed a place in the semifinals on April 26 against Guilford College, and are looking to bring the championship title Read More

Blue Marlin Scholarship increases applicant pool

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Aoife Branco News Editor Once solely available to freshman students, The Blue Marlin Scholarship is going to be available to all students who meet the requirements, starting in the fall of 2014. “It would be beneficial if it came out in the fall and seniors could apply and it could be implemented in their spring Read More

Food trucks are rolling in

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Aoife Branco News Editor It’s 11 p.m. on a Sunday night. You’ve been awake all day, cooped up in the library and your friend who has a car has already gone to get food. The Caf has been closed for hours and the Grille won’t be open again until tomorrow.The dull growl coming from your Read More

The United States of Cuba?

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MOLLY FANNEY Staff Writer The U.S. government has orchestrated a covert operation to overthrow communist Cuba: a Cuban Twitter. Beginning in 2010, a Washington-based firm was contracted by the U.S. government to create a Twitter-like network called ZunZuneo. ZunZuneo, now shut down, was very primitive. The name for this site was even a play on Read More

Colorado legalizes marijuana, implements tax

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Molly Fanney Staff Writer When cannabis, also known as marijuana, pot, or weed, was legalized in the state of Colorado last November, new tax legislation had to be created to regulate the recreational cannabis industry. When the law was finally put to work on Jan. 1, 2014, and people began to buy and sell the Read More

New director of student activities

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Aoife Branco News Editor After the abrupt departure of Jenn Mitchell from the college, more than 62 faculty, staff and students interviewed the potential candidates for the vacant position of director of student activities, and finally selected Kate Polivka to fill the position. “Kate is a nice fit for Virginia Wesleyan College,” said Director of Read More

@AdultConfession757 ruffles a few feathers

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Aoife Branco News Editor “OMG you are so right. That b**** got no life #forrealdoe,” says one post. “ __ is so attractive. I would wife that boy up,” said another. “__attracts the ugliest girls on campus,” said yet another. Both rueful and raunchy, these and other anonymous tweets have popped up on “Adult Confession Read More

New century, new military

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JESSICA MACKEY News Editor Everyone remembers the Uncle Sam campaign posters of World War I and II; however, the United States is moving away from ideals such as this in favor of a smaller and more advanced military. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has announced plans to significantly cut the size and spending of the United Read More

Changes to Village II

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EMMA SOROHAN Staff Writer Say goodbye to an outdated room with few uses and say hello to a newly modified, multi-purpose configuration. As 2014 commencement ceremonies take place, the college’s Social Science Lab and Women’s Resource Center will undergo construction. Currently, the room is a classroom and computer lab in addition to the Women’s Center, Read More

Virginity takes on a new meaning

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MOLLY FANNEY Staff Writer Four women arrested in the early months of 2014 for participating in anti-military protests in Egypt have come forward saying they were subjected to “virginity tests.” This practice was outlawed two years after Amnesty International made a report about 17 female protesters. They were arrested by the Egyptian government, handcuffed and Read More