Cockrell leads way for men’s track

3 weeks ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Cockrell leads way for men’s track
The men’s track and field team yielded many athletes who found success. The team finished in fourth place with a first place finish in the weight throw and shot put by freshman Coby Cockrell. For Cockrell’s two-win showing, his toss of 47-11.25 in the shot put set the new school record. Another freshman who performed Read More

VWU pitchers named Preseason All-American

3 weeks ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on VWU pitchers named Preseason All-American
Following successful seasons last spring, Hanna Hull and Jacob Pilarski of the softball and baseball teams both earned a spot on the Preseason All-America list. Both of these players are entering their junior seasons this year. “To me, earning the preseason title is just motivation to keep getting better. I feel very honored, however I Read More

Women’s basketball season ends in overtime

3 weeks ago Joshua Gray Comments Off on Women’s basketball season ends in overtime
The women’s basketball ODAC tournament began on Feb. 22 in Salem, Va., and for the women’s basketball team, this tournament is something most of the players on the current roster are very familiar with. However, the team suffered an overtime loss to Randolph-Macon with a score of 72-66. Senior Amanda Gerni led all Marlin scorers Read More

Tennis welcomes new teammate from Cambodia

3 weeks ago Alex Cortright Comments Off on Tennis welcomes new teammate from Cambodia
Timothy Tep joined the Virginia Wesleyan tennis team this year all the way from Cambodia. Tep grew up in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, with the tennis gene from the multiple athletes within his family. His father, Tep Rithivit has quite the impact on the sport of tennis in his country as he helped Read More

Marlin swim moves program forward in second ODACs

3 weeks ago Co-Written Comments Off on Marlin swim moves program forward in second ODACs
The men’s and women’s swim team at Virginia Wesleyan participated in the ODAC tournament from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17. As a team, the women finished in tenth place while the men finished in ninth.   Many school records were shattered during ODACs in the swim program’s second year of competition. For the women’s program, Read More

Women’s track and field hits ground running at ODACs

3 weeks ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Women’s track and field hits ground running at ODACs
The women’s indoor track and field team competed in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships on Feb. 24 in Salem, Va. The team would end the day placed sixth. The bulk of the women’s points at ODACs came from the 400-m dash where three Marlin runners placed in the top ten. Senior Kwonsha Washington placed Read More

Grammys Gone Wild

3 weeks ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Grammys Gone Wild
After the Super Bowl, many of us anxiously watch the NFL fans settle their excitement so the music critics, movie watchers and binge watchers can come out to play for what seems to be a controversial season,  from the Oscars to our favorite, the Grammys. “I looked up some of the outfits seen on the Read More

Jam Session

3 weeks ago Tani Martinez Comments Off on Jam Session
Student musicians talk about where they go to play together Playing alone in your room can be fun on its own, but depending on who you ask, some may say playing with another person or at a store can be way more fun. We explore some of the various places on- and off-campus that you Read More

Food insecurity

1 month ago Faith Auad Comments Off on Food insecurity
What exactly is food insecurity? According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it is the lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life. Unfortunately, according to a new study released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, roughly 30 percent of college students face food insecurity. Commuters appear to be at the Read More

First required winter session

1 month ago Mickella Rast Comments Off on First required winter session
The 2018-19 winter session marked the first in Wesleyan’s history to require freshmen to enroll. From Jan. 3 to Jan. 25, students trekked across campus to learn about topics varying from the history of pirates (HIST 250) to disability in the media (REC 219-01). Over sixty courses were offered, including online classes. Some of the Read More