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Goodbye, White Rhino

11 months 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

11 months 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

11 months 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


11 months 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

11 months 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

Ehh… What’s Up, Doc?

1 year ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Ehh… What’s Up, Doc?
The Honorary Easter Bunny of the City of Virginia Beach is still hopping strong this year! Junior the Bunny, resident of The Bunny Hutch, is America’s largest Bunny as proven by the Guiness Book of World Records. He is of a breed known as the Continental Giant, and has become a dear friend of this Read More

Fortnite Gains a Following

1 year ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Fortnite Gains a Following
It’s no secret that college students and video games go together like peanut butter and jelly, so when a new game makes a splash on campus it’s not long before there is a solid community of players. This is especially true for online multiplayers like Overwatch, Minecraft or the newest sensation, Fortnite. Created by the Read More

Fans Marvel Over “Black Panther”

1 year ago Allaina Boggs Comments Off on Fans Marvel Over “Black Panther”
One of the latest movies to hit the screens, and undoubtedly one of the most talked about movies of 2018 so far is Marvel’s newest addition to its vast superhero collection, “Black Panther.” However, “Black Panther” isn’t seen as only a movie, but a movement. The film opens up on our hero, T’Challa, the newest Read More