The Weekender

Yhandi season?

11 months ago Terry Bosiako Comments Off on Yhandi season?
Kanye West is set to release his 9th studio album “YHANDI” on September 29 2018. This album is being highly anticipated by his fans even though the rapper has already released 2 albums in June; “Ye” which was a solo album and “KIDS SEE GHOSTS” which was a collaborative album with Kid Cudi. West received Read More

Panther Power

11 months ago Terry Bosiako Comments Off on Panther Power
There have been issues with representation in Hollywood, the media and cinemas. Most movies lack diversity which can cloud some standards in society. Minority-cast movies, which are largely scarce in Hollywood, are important because they give hope to minority viewers. It also shows those who are underrepresented in film with role models and aspirational characters Read More

Apple Of My Eye

11 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Apple Of My Eye
When September rolls around, we can usually expect three things: class or school starting, Labor Day and the release of Apple’s latest device. On Sept. 12, 2018 Apple launched its next series of iPhone. Apple is releasing three iPhone X-styled devices. “I’m not excited about Apple’s release because they always come out with new iPhone Read More

Goodbye, White Rhino

1 year ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on Goodbye, White Rhino
The white rhino will enter extinction after the last male passed away. Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhinoceros has died. The 45-year-old rhino really began to struggle with age related issues as well as multiple infections before a veterinary team had to make the tough decision to euthanize Sudan. Sudan lived at the Read More

New MOCA exhibits

1 year ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on New MOCA exhibits
The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art introduces new exhibits for visitors. The two brand new exhibits at Moca, also known as, The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, are the Inka Essenhigh and the New Wave exhibits. The Inka Essenhigh art was very naturistic. Every piece of art involved some part of nature whether it be Read More

80/20 Burger Bar: A Review

1 year ago Bayli Foley Comments Off on 80/20 Burger Bar: A Review
Bayli Foley reviews a restaurant that puts a twist on your average burger. Let’s talk about 80/20 burger. Never have I ever had a better burger in my whole existence. 80/20 Burger Bar is a small-ish restaurant and bar in Ghent open for dinner Monday-Saturday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Sunday brunch 11 a.m. Read More


1 year ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on #RoleModels
Columnist Wynter Bond examines portrayals of women of color in popular culture. There has been so much going on lately. With conversations laden with heavy material such as gun control and pointless American Idol drivel, it seems as though lighthearted antics can be hard to come by. When it comes down to it, we all Read More

Zoo is Bloom

1 year ago Caimaya Ashton Comments Off on Zoo is Bloom
Spring means new babies to care for at Virginia Zoological Park. Every year, the zoo animals welcome new offspring to the world. This year, the Virginia Zoological Park in Norfolk has welcomed a few new babies to the world. A baby bongo and zebra have been welcomed in the year of 2018.   On March Read More

“She Kills Monsters” Hits the VWU Stage

1 year ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on “She Kills Monsters” Hits the VWU Stage
The light shines on a setting from a different world and an ominous voice shares the history of “Dungeons and Dragons.” She then introduces the Tilly Evans, who is a well-known Dungeons and Dragons player. The light then shines on our hero, her sister Agnes. “She Kills Monsters” shares a story about Agnes discovering her Read More

Inclusion is Key

1 year ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on Inclusion is Key
So, we have to talk about Black Panther (sorry, not sorry). I have seen just about every superhero movie, seeing as how my mother is low-key obsessed with Marvel. We always stay after the credits to see the bonus scenes, even if that means staying around sticky floors and popcorn riddled air for far too Read More