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Alumni give VWU new Christmas tree

10 months ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Alumni give VWU new Christmas tree
The holidays, especially Christmas, are the majority of people’s favorite part of the winter season. As Thanksgiving just ended, the community, especially Virginia Wesleyan University’s student body, are thrilled that Christmas is just around the corner. Final exams, basketball seasoning beginning, and Christmas break are just a few of the things that remind Virginia Wesleyan Read More

First hand encounter at Nato conference

10 months ago Henry Tasker Comments Off on First hand encounter at Nato conference
On Dec. 13 and 14, Virginia Wesleyan University will send a group of ten students to Norfolk for the annual NATO Chiefs of Transformation conference. The conference is an assembly of high-ranking NATO officials from every NATO member state, including the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Spain, and Germany. The officials Read More

Greer Center continues environmental growth

10 months 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

10 months 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

Marlin’s Drumline

10 months 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

Marlin Prestige succeeds again

10 months ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Marlin Prestige succeeds again
Virginia Wesleyan University hosted their annual Marlin’s Business Conference during the week of Nov. 13 through Nov. 17. The business conference held during each semester at Virginia Wesleyan where students who belong to business management and economic degree program run model versions of what future business conferences for them may look like. “The Marlin Prestige,” Read More

Spreading love across campus

10 months ago Henry Tasker Comments Off on Spreading love across campus
On Nov. 4, Virginia Wesleyan University played host to the 12th annual One Love Festival. The day was a celebration of different cultures organized by Rick Mateo with the help of Dr. Craig Wansink and Kelly Jackson of the Center for the Study of Religious Freedom at VWU. The event featured five main segments: a Read More

Students misuse LiveSafe

11 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Students misuse LiveSafe
While LiveSafe is designed to ensure the safety of the Virginia Wesleyan community, some RA’s are disgruntled by the misuse of it. The application that is accessible on cellular devices has yielded great success in keeping the university safe. “Every student, faculty and staff member should have that because it is our primary means of Read More

VWU goes into the woods

11 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on VWU goes into the woods
“Into the Woods”, Virginia Wesleyan’s upcoming fall play will go on Oct. 25-29. “Into The Woods” was written by James Lapine in 1986. The musical combines the stories of many fairy tale characters such as Little Red Riding Hood, played by Emilee Caldbeck. Jack from “Jack and the Beanstalk,” played by Michael McOsker; Cinderella, played Read More

Campus tradition returns again

11 months ago Caimaya Ashton Comments Off on Campus tradition returns again
Virginia Wesleyan University’s annual Airband was held on Oct. 21. Airband is an event where students are on teams that lip-sync, perform a skit, and dance in front of the rest of the Virginia Wesleyan community. Many students participate in the event striving to win first place. Last year’s first-place winner was the group from Read More