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Campus threat

AOIFE BRANCO News Editor Last week the Virginia Wesleyan College campus received a direct threat from a former student, Aaron Robinson, via social media. An email notification was sent out…

New tolls affect professors, commuters

EMILY GIBSON Staff Writer One dollar can buy a bagel, a cup of convenience store coffee, a morning newspaper or, since Feb. 1, your morning commute. The Downtown and Midtown…

Defeating setbacks, pursuing new goals

Candice Weckman Sports Editor Erica Keil had been away babysitting for the weekend. About 20 minutes after she returned home, her body unexpectedly gave out. First, Keil felt extreme pain…

Virginia elects democrat McAuliffe as governor

Jessica Mackey News Editor Election season is over. The plethora of media messages have ended. The campaign buses have been parked. The “I sponsor this message” blurbs have stopped broadcasting…

Entering college at 15, Paulden thrives

KAITLYN DOZIER Editor-in-Chief Though she is too young to vote and still is not allowed to drive, Promise Paulden is already embarking on her second year of studies at Virginia…

LRC welcomes Shaw

Strategic plan maps out college funding

Jessica Hauser Staff Writer Virginia Wesleyan College’s Strategic Planning Steering Committee (SPSC) expects to implement its new strategic plan addressing concerns about the condition of campus facilities in the fall…

First government shutdown in almost 18 years

JESSICA MACKEY & MARIA MARINELLI Staff Writers Failure of the House of Representatives to pass an official budget means that the government is being “shut down.” Why did this happen?…

Memorial symbolizes marlin veteran spirit

JESSICA HAUSER Staff Writer Virginia Wesleyan College will reveal its new Veterans Memorial in a public ceremony behind Godwin Hall on Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day, according to Veterans Affairs Certifying…

Fertilization front-runner leads lecture

KAITLYN DOZIER Editor-in-Chief Dr. Howard W. Jones, Jr., professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology at the Eastern Virginia Medical School, spoke on campus last Thursday on the debate over personhood…